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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Workshop on Introduction to Spark with R and Lazy evaluation - 18 June - 02 July 2022

The Locus Charter on using location data

The Locus Charter is a proposed international set of principles and guidance for ethical and responsible practice when using location data. I request you to be the champions of Locus Charter in your organisations and request your organisations to support the Locus Charter. [more...]

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...]


DataCite Member Meeting Scheduled for September 22 2022

We invite you to attend this year's DataCite Member Meeting on September 22. DataCite is a non-profit community organization that provides persistent identifiers (DOIs) for data and other research results. [More...]


2022 International Training Workshop on Open Science and SDGs

Deadline for applications extended till 15 August 2022. 

The International Research Center of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals is cooperating with CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation, CODATA (and in particular its GOSC Initiative) and the Chinese National Committee of CODATA to and other support agencies to organise this year's international training workshop on Open Science and SDGs. The training will be held online. [more....]