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This guide highlights the latest global research, policy and practice in the field of ICT4D – particularly work which originates from the developing world. Its primary target audience is researchers, policy makers and practitioners working in the ICT4D sector.
Improving agriculture and nutrition with open data
Field of crops
J. Banning / Panos Pictures

How can we improve agriculture, food and nutrition with open data? In this discussion paper, the Open Data Institute highlight examples of how open data is being used in different agriculture and nutrition contexts to enable more efficient and effective decision making, foster innovation and drive organisational change.

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Access, equity and inclusion: ethical norms and S&T policy outcomes
S. Chaturvedi,; K.R. Srinivas / Research and Information System for Developing Countries, 2015
India embarked upon utilising Science and Technology (S&T) for national development in a big way with the formulation of the First Five Year Plan. Since then S&T has been at the core of India’s development discourse and ...
Data: the next revolution for agriculture in ACP countries
C. Addison; I. Boto; L. Mofolo 2015
The information in this document was compiled as background reading material for the 40th Brussels Development Briefing on “Data Revolution”. It gives an overview of the emergence of new data sources and technologies (the ...
Open Data and Smallholder Food and Nutritional Security
A. Jellema; W. Meijninger; C. Addison / Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation, 2015
This report aims to provide a better understanding of the actual impact of the open data movement on the food and nutrition security of smallholders and highlight the areas of potential unfilled opportunity. It identifies possible rel...
Improving agriculture and nutrition with open data
L. Carolan; F. Smith; V. Protonotarios; B. Schaap; E. Broad; J. Hardinges; W. Gerry / The Open Data Institute, 2015
How can we improve agriculture, food and nutrition with open data?  In this discussion paper, the Open Data Institute highlight examples of how open data is being used in different agriculture and nutrition contexts t...
Data for Development: A Needs Assessment for SDG Monitoring and Statistical Capacity Development
J. Espey / Sustainable Development Solutions Network, 2015
The discussion on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has renewed interest in strengthening the quality and availability of statistics for management, program design and monitoring performance. The Financing for Development Summi...
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