29 - 30 March 2018: National Workshop on AGORA : Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is organizing a National Workshop on Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORAfrom 29 to 30 March 2018 in Kathmandu, Nepal.

The AGORA programme, set up by FAO together with major publishers, enables developing countries to gain access to an outstanding digital library collection that includes information on food, agriculture, environmental science, and related social sciences. AGORA provides a collection of up to +6,100 key journals and +23,000 books to more than 3,400 institutions in more than 115 countries. AGORA is designed to enhance the scholarship of the many thousands of students and researchers of agriculture and life sciences in the developing world.

AGORA is one of the five programmes that make up Research4Life. The other four are:

  • Access to Research in Health Programme (HINARI),
  • Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE), 
  • Access to Research for Development and Innovation (ARDI),
  • Global Online Access to Legal Information (GOALI)

The main objective of this workshop is to:

  • raise awareness of key trends in scientific publishing in agriculture, environmental science, forestry and related social sciences, and
  • enhance capacities to access and use information resources available on the AGORA platform.

Source: ICIMOD


Invites Your Institution to REGISTER to Research4Life, to access/use its content from AGORA, HINARI, ARDI, OARE, GOALI contents. 
Be careful selecting the CORRECT COUNTRY, AREA, OR TERRITORY NAME. If it is not listed, it is not eligible for Research4Life programmes.

Register to AGORA (Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture) & start using its contentNote that since the new Research4Life authentication system is on - AGORA has also gained some institutions originally registered for other Research4Life Programmes. Consequently, these institutions have now access to AGORA. 

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