Spotlight Archive

2016 GODAN Summit: A Large Display of USG Support for Agriculture and Nutrition Open Data
The Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) Initiative, comprised of over 350 international organizations representing governments, donors, businesses, and not-for-profits, continues to be a leader in advocating for the use of open data as a mechanism to support sustainable development. The initiative focuses on building high-level policy and public and private institutional support for open data for agriculture and nutrition and encourages collaboration and cooperation among existing agriculture and open data activities to solve long-standing global problems. To learn more about joining GODAN, please visit:

To view ongoing U.S. Government releases of open data resources within the agriculture and nutrition fields, visit


John Kinsella Memorial Award, September 24, 2014
Dr. Catherine Woteki, Chief Scientist and Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics, U.S. Department of Agriculture spoke at the John Kinsella Memorial Award, September 24, 2014, The Embassy of Ireland, Washington, DC.
Read her remarks.

NC State Celebrates 150th Anniversary of the Morrill Act

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