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Open data and the war on hunger - a challenge to be met

According to Andre Laperriere, executive director of the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition initiative, the private sector has a significant, if so far largely unacknowledged, role to play in solving the seemingly intractable problem of world hunger.

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Waiting for Godan - sharing open data to tackle world hunger

The Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition initiative has set itself the ambitious goal of getting governments around the world to share information that could be used to solve the problem of world hunger. But despite excellent progress to date, there are still a good number of obstacles in its path.