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New AGROVOC release is out!

Mon, 28/07/2014
We are pleased to announce the new AGROVOC release. The new release is available; for download through web services through the SPARQL endpoint through the VocBench Sandbox The updated AGROVOC will also be available for browsing at http://aims.fao.org/agrovoc/

DSpace 4.2 Released!

Thu, 24/07/2014
DSpace Developers have announced the release of DSpace 4.2. The DSpace 4.2 is a bug-fix release and contains no new features. DSpace 4.2 can be downloaded immediately at the following locations: SourceForge GitHub Bugs fixed by this release.

E-Discussion on “Forward Thinking for ICT use in Asian Agri-Food Chains”, register and participate!

Tue, 22/07/2014
From August 13th to September 5th CIARD will host the e-forum on “Forward Thinking for ICT use in Asian Agri-Food Chains” organized by AFITA, FAO and GFAR. This facilitated e-discussion will consider how agri-food chains in Asia may develop in the future (by 2030) and what roles will ICTs may play in their development. The future development of agri-food chains in Asia may also...

Consulta sobre presentaciones RDF de un término en un tesauro: el caso de AGROVOC

Thu, 17/07/2014
Hola a todos, un saludo cordial. Mi inquietud es con respecto a las presentaciones RDF de un término en un tesauro: ¿cuando uno agrega en el tesauro una URL que lleva a la representación RDF de un érmino en otro tesauro, cómo debería verlo el usuario al entrar a él? por ejemplo a este termino yo le agregue el URL del RDF del mismo término en...

27th International Congress for Conservation Biology & 4th European Congress for Conservation Biology

Thu, 17/07/2014
Mission Biodiversity: Choosing new paths for conservation The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) is proud to team up for the first time with Agropolis International and the French Foundation for Research on Biodiversity (FRB) to host the 27th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) and the 4th European Congress for Conservation Biology (ECCB)August 2-6, 2015 in Montpellier...

INASP: Open Access Week competition

Thu, 17/07/2014
In 2014, an INASP/UNESCO collaboration is encouraging to use Open Access Week to showcase the activities that universities and research institutions within developing and emerging countries are planning and doing. The activities might include: 

AIMS Newsletter no. 32, July 2014

Wed, 16/07/2014
Focus on the Wheat Data Interoperability Working Group The Wheat Data Interoperability Working Group (WDI) was created within the framework of the Research Data Alliance (RDA).The RDA is a global initiative that aims to foster the open sharing of data across technologies, disciplines, and countries to address society’s major challenges.The WDI's goal is to provide a common, open...