Feeding the hunger for data

This week we have published a collection of datasets from the National Food Survey from 1974-2000, as open data. This rich data collection is comprised of food diary records from approximately 150,000 households across the 70s, 80s and 90s, who were …

JNCC meets its open data pledge with release of marine survey data

Today, as part of the #OpenDefra campaign; the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) published the second batch of marine data under an Open Government Licence on data.gov.uk. The number of datasets now released by JNCC has topped 1000, meeting our …

I’m Emily Miles

I’m Emily Miles and along with joining Defra in November as the Group Director of Strategy, I’ve just become the Senior Responsible Officer for the Defra Data Programme. I'm not especially a technical person. I did arts A levels and …