International Open Access Week

This week starting the 20th of October to the 26th of October 2014 marks the 8th year celebrations of the International Open Access Week. The weeks presents an opportunity to the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access and  to share what they learned with colleagues.  Tell us how you are celebrating this week by sending your plans at aims@fao.org or blogging them on AIMS.

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Welcome to AIMS

Agriculture Information Management Standards (AIMS) is a portal with information about (and access to) standards, technology and good practices. It is also a forum for connecting information management workers worldwide and for discussing open access and open data. AIMS stands for collaboration and interoperability.

AIMS is part of CIARD, the global movement for open agricultural knowledge for development.

Vest Directory

VEST Directory is a catalog to retrieve datasets, metadata sets, tools and Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS) used in the broader agricultural information management community.