Kenya seeks to set up open data in agriculture, nutrition - Xinhua | English.news.cn
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"Kenyan researchers have formed a team to spearhead establishment of open data to generate information and services for smallholder farmers in agriculture and nutrition.
"Open data will provide advice and warning to farmers to enable them take precautions and avoid making unnecessary losses," said Joseph Mureithi, deputy director general in charge of livestock at Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO), during the launch of the team in Nairobi on Wednesday.
Mureithi noted that making data more open, easily available and accessible accelerates innovation and generates economic and social benefits...."