Agriculture Data, Knowledge for Learning and Innovation Group

The aim of the task group is to provide requisite information for biennial review discussions and for policy and program formulation on improving the quality, reliability, management and accessibility of agricultural research data in African Counties (AC) and beyond.  Further to strengthen the collection, management, and availability of agricultural statistics data in AC based on already developed strategic plan for strengthening agricultural and rural statistics (SPARS) and within Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Develop Programme (CAADP) processes. . [more...]

Goal and Objectives
To coordinate efforts at every level to collect, analyze, and publish the agricultural research data needed for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa and Africa Union 2063 agenda
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Webinar on Data Management Plan

This Webinar is about why we need to embrace development and use of data management plans (DMP) to guarantee production and supply of quality data. 
(Date: Friday, 20th January 2021 at 11:00 am – 12:00 noon GMT) [More.....]


Towards Responsible Plant Data Linkage online workshop series

Here is a intriguing workshop for anyone  interested in the field of open data for agriculture to find out more about the Towards Responsible Plant Data Linkage online workshop series.

Jointly organised by the Alan Turing Institute and the University of Exeter, the workshop will take place over four sessions, every Friday afternoon throughout the month of March (March 5, 12, 19 and 26), from 14h00-16h00 UTC, with a longer concluding session on March 26, from 14h00-16h15 UTC. [More...]

CODATA National Committee Meeting on Friday 29th January 2021

CODATA National Committee Meeting on Friday 29th January 2021at 11:00 am to 12:30pm. The meeting is virtual please use the link below. The meeting will be facilitated by Prof. Joseph M Wafula, JKUAT. The main agenda is to share a common approach on Open Government Partnership Implementation of 3rd Commitment on Open Data. [More......]