Global Food Security Index (2017) ranked Rwanda the 88th out of 113 assessed countries worldwide. Also recent Health Demographic Survey (2015) has shown that prevalence of stunting among children under five was above 38%. Open data can be used in decision-making in tackling these problems.
The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, GODAN Action, CTA and Wageningen University & Research are collaborating to organise a workshop on creating value added services for agriculture with weather data. The workshop is hosted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
CTA is hosting this one-day workshop as part of its Data4Ag week activities to bring the collective knowledge of actors across the weather data value chain to help document the challenges and opportunities for open weather data for agriculture and nutrition.