GODAN MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE 14TH – 16TH JUNE 2017


Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) held a ministerial conference on 14th June to Friday 16th June 2017. Hon. Willy Bett, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries hosted the ministerial conference titled “Catalysing Agricultural Transformation for Inclusive Growth”. The theme was “Harnessing the demographic dividend through investment in food and nutrition”. The conference underscored a commitment made by Hon Willy Bett at the September 2016 GODAN, a Summit held in the margins of the UN General Assembly, in New York. It is at this Summit that the Cabinet Secretary accepted the challenge to champion the principles of collaboration and use of open data for agriculture and nutrition within the G77 and China and support to CAADP in Africa.


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