From record droughts in Kansas to deadly wildfires in California, the United States is feeling the effects of climate change. These same conditions have a dire impact across the developing world, especially for poor, rural smallholder farmers whose very lives are threatened every time the rains arrive late, the floods rush in, or the temperature soars.
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Why Open Data Matters: G-8 and African Nations Increase Open Data for Food Security
The concept of open agriculture data fuses transparency and technology to improve food security worldwide. Read more >>
Full Speed Ahead for Open Ag Data
Last week, hundreds of innovators gathered at the World Bank IFC Center to brainstorm about how Open Data can be harnessed to help meet the challenge of sustainably feeding nine billion people by 2050. Read more >>
Helping Haiti Recover Three Years Later
Three years after the earthquake, USDA and USAID continue to help the Haitian agricultural sector recover. Read more >>