Publishing Open Data from an Organisational Point of View

Key Info
Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

The second GODAN Capacity Building webinar was on “Publishing open data from an organisational point of view” and was lead by GODAN Action colleagues from the Open Data Institute in London.
This webinar focused on key aspects:
- Why publish open data
- What benefit can publishing open data bring
- Why licenses are the most important aspect of publishing open data
- How to start with publishing open data

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
David Tarrant
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
Open Data Institute
License - link to legal statement specifying the copyright status of the learning resource: 
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International - CC BY 4.0
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
More info about
Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Licenses - Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
Nutrition data
Food security data
Open data
Agriculture data
Capacity building
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Life Sciences: Nutrition
Life Sciences: Agriculture
Published / Broadcast: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN)
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Moving Image - explains a concept or tells a story by using sound plus a sequence of visual images that give the illusion of continuous movement, e.g., movie.
Contributor Organization(s): 
Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA)
GODAN Working Group on Capacity Development
Project administration and management
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Professional Development - increasing knowledge and capabilities related to managing the data produced, used or re-used, curated and/or archived.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Lesson - detailed description of an element of instruction in a course, [could be] contained in a unit of one or more lessons, and used by a teacher to guide class instruction. Example: presentation slides on a topic.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Data policymaker
Research scientist
Data supporter
Data professional
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour