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Joint GODAN-CIARD Consultation on Open Agricultural Knowledge for Development

The CIARD partners and the GODAN partners are going to meet in a joint GODAN-CIARD Consultation on Open Agricultural Knowledge for Development, taking place in Rome between  22nd and 24th April.The objectives of the consultation are:
  •  review progress, achievements and future prospects of all international initiatives related to open data and knowledge in agriculture, including especially CIARD and GODAN
  • consider experiences of selected national systems and international/regional agencies in development of effective policies and practices in opening agricultural knowledge and data
  • discuss and agree structure and governance for CIARD and GODAN
  •  define a programme of action for the next 2 years in relation to strengthening advocacy, policy frameworks and mandates, and institutional/human capacities.
The latest draft of the programme and list of conference participants is available here.Official announcements will be posted from the official CIARD account and you can follow up the discussion during the three days of the meeting itself,by twitter hashtag #ciardgodan for  two-way communication.