Research hackathon on agriculture and nutrition

Every year institutions, researchers and practitioners generate thousands of datasets, reports and articles about development issues. Yet, much of this knowledge remains underused. Open data online makes it possible to take information on research from various sources and generate ‘mash-ups’ to make it available in different places and on different platforms.  The four-day “hackathon” held from January 22 to 25, 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya, gathered experts on agriculture and nutrition