How might open data in agriculture help achieve food security?

See on Scoop.itFood Policy, Supply, Security & Safety

The policy support for improving the ability to store and share data on agriculture is growing. But how do you ensure farmers in developing countries benefit and will it achieve food security?

Bukar Usman (D.V.M., M.V.S.c)‘s insight:

"The Knowledge Bank is a big step forward," says Shaun Hobbs, global director of Plantwise Knowledge Bank.

 

See on www.theguardian.com

About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.
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