Read the March 2017 AIMS Newsletter

This issue provides a quick update of the latest activities related to Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA), and offers some insights into several mission-related initiatives and events – in Information Management Sector (in Agriculture and beyond) – mainstreaming impact through open services, infrastructures, semantic products and points of view, at a global level...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 Africa Open Data Conference !

Ghana has been selected to host the second Africa Open Data Conference (AODC) in July 2017! Register and Join 600 delegates, innovators, entrepreneurs, journalists, businesses, and investors at the Accra International Conference Centre 17 – 21 july 2017Learn more

11th MTSR International Conference : Call for Papers

1st Call For Papers has been announced! The 11th International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research (MTSR'17) will be held at Tallinn University in Tallinn, Estonia from November 28th – December 1st 2017. 15 June 2017 : Submission deadline for papers...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