Executive Director, Secretariat for GODAN--Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition
With an extensive background in data-driven strategy related to agriculture, policy, international economic development, Mr. Laperrière leads the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition initiative that seeks to support global efforts to make agricultural and nutritionally relevant data available, accessible, and usable for unrestricted use worldwide to solve long-standing global problems related to food.
the LANGUAGE of food
How might our everyday language about food become computable ? Can we enable increased transparency, traceability, trust--and effect positive behavior change?
What are the greatest challenges shared by our food and education system?
How can the semantic web of food data affect and inform food policy?
In what ways might the Internet of Food help align international food and agriculture standards?
BLOCKCHAIN FOR FOOD
Blockchain technology can lend its distributed and secure features towards increased trust, transparency, and collaboration in our food system.
What will it take to build computable models of flavor? Can we digitize and reproduce taste and flavor?
How can we find new ways to address the world's food issues?
How might the Internet of Food curb food waste?
interrogating food molecules
How can an Internet of Food enable scientists to share information about food composition? How can we use this information to drive development of new technologies capable of assessing food quality on-site and in real-time?
How might we leverage the semantic web of food to demystify and simplify personalized diets?
The future of our food system depends on the practices implemented today. How might the Internet of Food prevent food waste while ensuring a continuous supply without depleting our valuable resources?
Tools for Building the Internet of Food
What are the tools available to build the Internet of Food?
We rely on our senses to categorize aspects of our food, such as flavors. How might we use our senses to experience food in a different way?