Information technologies and standards for agricultural information resources management: AGRIS Application Profile, AGROVOC and LISAGR

Kaloyanova, Stefka and Onyancha, Irene and Salokhe, Gauri and Ward, Fynvola Le Hunte and Keizer, Johannes Information technologies and standards for agricultural information resources management: AGRIS Application Profile, AGROVOC and LISAGR., 2007 . In XIV Reunión Interamericana de Bibliotecarios, Documentalistas y Especialistas en Información Agrícola (RIBDA), Mexico City (Mexico), 06-10 November 2006. [Conference paper]

The new AGRIS initiative, which was launched at the Expert Consultation in October 2005, has defined three main areas of intervention to improve international information systems
in agricultural science and technology:
Advocacy, Capacity Building and Content
Management. Content management, the
management of agricultural science and
technology information, has various
needs: standards and methodologies for
interoperability and facilitation of knowledge exchange; tools to enable information management specialists to process
data; information and knowledge. This
paper describes some of the efforts that
have been made in this area over recent
years.

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