[IRTalk] Call for applications - Deadline - 27 June 2018 - Free e-Learning course on Open Data Management in Agriculture and Nutrition

Ina Smith Ina at assaf.org.za
Fri Jun 22 20:03:43 SAST 2018

The GODAN Action team<http://www.godan.info/godan-action> is pleased to re-open the applications for the

Free e-Learning course on Open Data Management in Agriculture and Nutrition.
This e-Learning course aims to strengthen the capacity of data producers and data consumers to manage and use open data in agriculture and nutrition.
Call for applications - Deadline - 27 June, Wednesday 12:00 GMT.
REGISTER ME HERE<https://goo.gl/forms/p8p4Nqo90YWmJsd82>: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfpHoAjf31GbP9j-dNL27cTFafYBBMQE0gVeJ7pU9Cy97_jGg/viewform
The course will run between 2 July - 27 July 2018

The course aims to be used widely within agricultural and nutrition knowledge networks, in different institutions throughout the world. The course is open to infomediaries (including ICT workers, technologist-journalists, communication officers, librarians and extensionists), policy makers, administrators, project managers, researchers and scientists working in the area of agriculture, nutrition, weather and climate, and land data.
The course is provided in English and lasts for 4 weeks.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
* Understand the principles and benefits of open data
* Understand ethics and responsible use of data
* Identify the steps to advocate for open data policies
* Understand how and where to find open data
* Apply techniques to data analysis and visualisation
* Recognise the necessary steps to set up an open data repository
* Define the FAIR data principles
* Understand the basics of copyright and database rights
* Apply open licenses to data
Source: http://aims.fao.org/activity/blog/apply-27-june-2018-free-e-course-open-data-management-agriculture-nutrition

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