Unit 1: Open Data Principles

Learning objectives

This unit provides definition of open data, its principles and general overview on its benefits and impact particularly in agriculture and nutrition as well as ethical considerations in opening and reusing the data. At the end of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Understand the definition of open data and its principles

  • Recognise the value of open data in agriculture and nutrition

  • Understand benefits of using and publishing open data

  • Define ethical challenges with re-using open data

  • Identify ethics questions in open data lifecycle