GODAN supports the proactive sharing of open data to make information about agriculture and nutrition available, accessible and usable to deal with the urgent challenge of ensuring world food security.

Priorities as a partner of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

1) The 2016 Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) Summit program, call(s) to action, and announcements/deliverables will support implementation and/or monitoring and evaluation of SDG 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture.

2) The GODAN Secretariat will provide 50% of one full-time position to the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data's Secretariat in 2016.

3) GODAN will assist in the coordination and management of agriculture and nutrition initiatives/components of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data and the United Nations World Data Forum 2017 resulting in economies of scale/scope behind call(s) to action, and announcements/deliverables for announcement at the United Nations General Assembly 2016.