The profiles of 66 CABI experts have been added to AgriVIVO, the search portal which allows visitors to search and browse information on 526 experts, 4,474 organizations and 150 events. AgriVIVO's scope: Facilitating the discovery of expertise and improving connections between all actors in the agricultural field, bridging across separately hosted directories and online communities.
Broadening the range of expertise with CABI's experts
CABI is a not-for-profit international organization with scientific research, publishing and international development at its core. They generate and increase access to scientific publications, and deliver change through development projects in agriculture and the environment.
Inclusion of USDA & IICA experts foreseen
The data currently in AgriVIVO come from the following communities: YPARD, AIMS, e-Agriculture, CIARD, CIARD RING, EGFAR, IAALD. In addition the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) are implementing VIVO platforms for managing their staff and experts databases. Exchange of data between AgriVIVO and these two big data providers is foreseen in the next year.
Not yet in AgriVIVO?
All organizations and communities that have data on experts or institutions are invited to contribute these to AgriVIVO in order to improve collaboration across institutions, countries and disciplines. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you already have a profile on YPARD, AIMS, EGFAR or IAALD, simply edit your profile and tick the “Permission to include this profile in AgriVIVO” checkbox.
This post is based on: "AgriVIVO is growing: New data from CABI and planned collaboration with USDA and IICA," GFAR