Interviews

AIMS Interviews promotes sharing of experiences through using interviews to collect case studies from the community in their implementing methodologies and good practices in managing agricultural research information. This section presents interviews collected from the AIMS Community around the AIMS subject areas. These interviews are organised into the following categories, AIMS User Interviews, Open Access Interviews and Thematic Interviews.

If you want to participate in any of these interviews or have suggestions, we invite you to contact us providing along a brief description of your request.

  • Anil Kumar Jha

    Anil Kumar Jha Bio, Senior Information and Resource Centre Associate, Knowledge Management and Communication at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), leads ICIMOD’s Information Resource Centre. He is responsible for information resource access, management and dissemination to support the organization’s research and innovations work. Anil oversees the administration, updates and management of ICIMOD’s central document repository and the HKH knowledge portal HimalDoc. He is also responsible to keep track of use statistics for ICIMOD’s publications, promote them and link them with open access to regional and global knowledge portals to achieve more impact. He also supports colleagues in open access publishing processes and guiding users in the use of information management tools and technologies. Anil’s role also extends to linking libraries through the Himalayan University Consortium (HUC). He has deepened his knowledge and skills in different aspects of knowledge management and communication. He has successfully participated in many internal, national and international academic and leadership training, workshops, conferences, and webinars. Anil has also conducted many trainings, webinars and workshops that include AGORA/Research4Life.
     

    Interview with the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) about the importance and impact of FAO’s AGORA

    In anticipation of the launch of the new, updated AGORA content portal, Anil Kumar Jha, Senior Information Resource Centre Associate at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) offered his thoughts about the platform and how his organization engages with and utilizes AGORA.  What does AGORA provide to you ...
  • Enrico Bonaiuti, a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist at the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) a CGIAR Center

    Interview with Enrico Bonaiuti from ICARDA

    Learn more about Enrico Bonaiuti, a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) specialist at the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), a CGIAR Center, and how his organization engages with AGROVOC. ICARDA is part of the AGROVOC Editorial Community.  AIMS: Could you tell us more about your ...
  • "Big data in agriculture presents an opportunity to find new ways of ending hunger and poverty"

    The FAO AIMS team caught up with Brian King, who is the Coordinator of the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture. We asked him a few questions on the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture. Please follow the interview below. AIMS: Could you tell us briefly about yourself ...
  • Innocent Chamisa (Hortcrops Dgroups facilitator)

    Sustainable Horticulture production Dgroups. Join us !

    ©FAO/Makiko Taguchi. Innocent Chamisa (Hortcrops Dgroups facilitator) and Prof P.V. Vara Prasad, a University Distinguished Professor and Director, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sustainable Intensification, Kansas State University, USA, after a Hortcrops Dgroup initiated Webinar/Seminar on Horticulture, delivered in Rome-FAO-HQ.Interview with Mr. ...
  • AGROVOC semantics coverage in Turkish : the inside story. An interview with Yasemin Çevik - Part 2

    The AIMS team is pleased to share with you Part 2 of the interview with Yasemin Çevik who is actively coordinating the term contributions to AGROVOC content coverage in Turkish. AGROVOC multilingual thesaurus is coordinated by the FAO of the UN.As of December 2017, AGROVOC had up to 35,000 preferred terms/concepts ...