Read the February 2017 AIMS Newsletter

This issue focuses on a new Research Data Alliance (RDA) - Agricultural Data IG (IGAD) Discussion Group, and highlights recent blog-posts published on AIMS. The current Newsletter also provides insights into some mission-related initiatives  in Information Management Sector (in Agriculture and beyond) – mainstreaming impact through services, infrastructures, products and points of view, at a global level... Read more

Hinari Access to Research for Health Programme

This award will provide funding for a Health Sciences Librarian to receive training in the Hinari Programme at Texas Christian University on May 4, 2017 – May 5, 2017. Applications are due by February 28, 2017... Read more

Join and contribute to our online Forum

The forum: 'The Role of ICTs in Sustainable Crop Production Intensification of horticulture crop based system' seeks to encourage and gather success stories, lessons learnt and challenges encountered in the application and use of ICTs in sustainable intensification of horticulture crop production systems. Read more...



Join a free MOOC !

This MOOC will explore the key challenges to ensuring a healthy and sustainable diet for our growing world population, as well as the central role of agriculture in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The course starts on March 20, 2017... Read more

Take part in this First Global Survey

It is a unique first Global Survey on the Quality of Open Education and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Your participation is very important!.. Read more

Join the new GODAN Data Ecosystem Working Group

The newly set up GODAN Data Ecosystem Working Group (WG) will explore the daring vision of catalyzing the creation a global, common data ecosystem for agriculture and food...Read more

BigDataEurope : FAO’s engagement and steps forward

The three-year (2015-2018) EU Horizon 2020 BigDataEurope (BDE) project aims to undertake foundational work to publish, manage, integrate, distribute and use of multi-lingual and semantically interoperable large-scale data assets and knowledge. The Food and Agriculture H2020 societal challenge of this project is tackled by FAO of the UN and AgroknowRead more

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