In celebration of reaching 600 partners, Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) invited everyone to discuss how the GODAN partnership network has impacted their organisation and their commitment to open data for agriculture and nutrition.
On 4 November 2017, the Global Nutrition Report 2017 was launched at the Global Nutrition Summit in Milan, Italy. The report presents nutrition issues at a larger scale; linking how nutrition can benefit from and contribute to other development sectors and issues. Particularly, how its improvement can be helpful in addressing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) beyond the goal 2 (end hunger).
The farmers around China got busy on occasion of Beginning of Winter which fell on 7 November this year. While the farmers in Mingzuling Township of Xuyi County, east China's Jiangsu Province were busy collecting their crabs, the farmers in Beizhangliang Village of Yiyuan County, east China's Shandong Province were busy in planting vegetables in their field.
East-West Seed Vietnam (Hai Mui Ten Do) will grant Simon N. Groot scholarship for a graduate in an agriculture-related field of study (Agronomy, Plant Breeding, Crop Protection, Biotechnology, etc.) from accredited universities in Vietnam.
The CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) is seeking to appoint three independent members of its Independent Steering Committee (ISC), for a term of office of three years, scheduled to start on May 1, 2018.