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Survey on Agriculture open data for the Caribbean

This survey aims to identify the availability of, the use and issues in relation with agriculture open data in the Caribbean. Open data are complete sets of information on an issue or activity, that are open and free to use, reuse, and redistribute. They are formatted for ease of use, in many cases, take the form of databases, and favour public information, transparency, accountability and innovations.

It is undertaken by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), in collaboration with organizations including the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and Connectimass (a Caribbean association), in the framework of the AgriHack Talent Caribbean initiative, and of the efforts of these organizations to promote knowledge sharing on agriculture in the Caribbean. The AgriHack Talent Caribbean project aims to support the development of ICT innovations and entrepreneurship in agriculture by young people.

Your response to this survey will help the development of ICT applications that will enhance the agricultural sector as well as help better address agriculture data challenges in the Caribbean. The research targets in particular agriculture stakeholders and IT developers involved in developing solutions for agriculture in the Caribbean.

It will only take a few minutes to complete the form. 

Please respond to the survey by 24 August 2014. Preferably, please respond today: To respond, go hereº https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/agridata

(More information on the initiative here http://hackathon.ict4ag.org)

Survey on Agriculture open data for the Caribbean