In a cross-sector partnership led by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and the Colombian Ministry of Agriculture, The Clima y Sector Agropecuario Colombiano (Colombian Climate and Agricultural Sector; CSAC) provides meteorological data to farmers along with data on the economics and agronomy of rice cultivation.
CrisisCommons seeks to advance and support the use of open data and volunteer technology communities to catalyze innovation in crisis management and global development. CrisisCommons is a global community of volunteers from technology, crisis response organizations, government agencies, and citizens that are working together to build and use technology tools to help respond to disasters…
Archiving Government Data Working with partners we preserve vulnerable scientific data and web pages from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Energy, and other agencies. Monitoring Federal Websites We monitor changes to tens of thousands of federal environmental and climate change web pages to trace how data, information, and their presentation change. Interviewing Federal […]
The Federal Spending Transparency GitHub page is a space for stakeholders inside and outside government to stay informed on Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (DATA Act) Implementation. The DATA Act makes federal spending data more accessible, searchable, and reliable. It makes it easier to understand how the federal government spends taxpayer dollars and serves as a tool for better oversight, data-centric decision-making, and innovation both inside and outside of government. The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Office of Management and Budget are lead the government-wide implementation of the DATA Act. Additionally, the page hosts the alpha version of the Data Lab at USAspending.gov, an initiative by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to create visualizations and analyses using federal spending data to help the public, researchers, government entities and others understand, and use the data from USAspending.gov.