Connecting the Data and Science Dots

Connecting the Data and Science Dots

  I came across this tweet some days ago and I could not resist clicking the retweet button. Not that I support wholly the resignation of individuals but it touched on various subjects that over the last two weeks have become music to my ears. Data. Open data. Fair data. Accessible data. Operable data.   Again and again, I heard these words from the panelists at the “Data, Information and Knowledge Systems” parallel session at the recently concluded 7th Africa Agriculture Science Week (AASW7) and FARA General Assembly. The parallel event organized by The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) in partnership with FARA, IFPRI and GODAN aimed at bringing together players in the open data sphere to discuss more on what type of data, information, and knowledge systems are specifically needed to support the implementation of the […]


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