Webinar@AIMS: OKAD & F1000Research: a very different approach to publishing agricultural research

New Webinar@AIMS on the 28th of June about “Increasing Openness and Reproducibility in Agricultural Research”.  Send an e-mail to AIMS@fao.org to participate, providing the following information: your name, affiliation, email, country and webinar. More information

New AIMS Newsletter focuses on the Open Harvest 2016 event

The new AIMS Newsletter is online, focussing on the Open Harvest 2016 event. Furthermore we interview Chenjerai Mabhiza on the Forum for Open Science and Open Data, Open Science and Open Access to Information in Agriculture in Namibia. Register for Newsletter updated here.

Tanzania workshop on Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture

FAO of the UN in conjunction with several partners is organizing a series of training workshops focused on access to research in agriculture. Last month workshops were held in Namibia and Myanmar. Now a similar workshop is set to take place at Tanzania’s Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) May 24-25 2016.

Forum on Open Data, Open Science and Open Access to Agricultural Information, Ghana

The final of four Open Data and Open Science Forums in Africa is set to take place July 11 2016, followed by the last in a series of training workshops, July 12-13. The Forum is an opportunity to talk about Open Access benefits, challenges and strategies to agricultural information in Ghana. Find out more


Welcome to AIMS

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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.