Feed the Future DATATHON

Aug 11, 2017 - 12:00 pm to 05:00 pm EDT
IFPRI Datathon Event

To facilitate the use of Open Agriculture and Nutrition Datasets in agricultural research and development, IFPRI's Gender, Climate Change and Nutrition Integration (GCAN) project is working to make household-level data more approachable and interoperable.

At this Feed the Future DATATHON event, the GCAN project team will showcase findings from the harmonized data in Bangladesh across four key food security-relevant domains (climate, agriculture, nutrition, and gender) and invite avid data analysts and visualization specialists to generate their own analyses, infographics, and new insights.

Participants will be asked to work together, using the harmonized dataset for Bangladesh, on the following three topics:

  • Are there any historical trends of climate shocks and their impacts on the livelihoods of female farmers and their empowerment in agriculture?
  • Are there any spatial representation and historical dynamics of gender inequality in agriculture?
  • What are the relationships between women’s empowerment in agriculture and nutritional outcomes?


Funding support for the Gender, Climate Change and Nutrition Integration (GCAN) initiative is provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).