Planting the Canadian Flag on the 2016 GODAN Summit

Last month, the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) Summit 2016 took place in New York City. ¬†Armed with the theme “Join the Open Data Revolution to end global hunger”, world leaders, academics, researchers, farmers, innovators, open data practitioners, students and industry luminaries gathered to share knowledge and collaborate on tangible solutions leveraging […]

Water Open Data: Is there a data drought?

I like to support roadside farm stands. Fresh, affordable local produce is a benefit of the summer in the Ottawa Valley. During a recent visit to my favourite stand, I overheard the operators lamenting the current drought we are experiencing in the Ottawa area. Their well was running dry. They were hauling water from the […]