Data in Action: Coders Conquer Food and Agriculture Data from the UNKatherine A. Thichava
The UN had a problem. They were sitting on huge amounts of publicly-avaliable data regarding global food resources, but no way to present the data in a useful or meaningful way. What to do?
When the UN combined efforts with National Geographic and a team of dedicated coders, amazing things began to happen. During National Geographic’s Future of Food Hackathon in May 2014, the coders and science communicators sat down together to tackle the Earth’s upcoming food challenges.
Watch the video to learn how they did it!