On the 26th of March 2014 in Dublin at the Research Data for Alliance Plenary, l co-chaired with Devika Madalli two important meetings, whose reports l present below. The first was the Interest group on Agricultural Data and the second was the Agricultural Data Interoperability IG. In both cases the reports are available here.
Report of Meeting of the Interest group on Agricultural Data
Highlights of the report,
- Esther Dzale Yeumo, chair of the working group on Wheat Data Interoperability Group reported on the work in progress of the group.
- Vassilis Protanotarios, Agroknow, Athens, gave a presentation on 'Global RDF Descriptors for Germplasm'.
Agricultural Data Interoperability Interest Group meeting minutes
Highlights of the minutes,
- the announcement of the joint CIARD/GODAN meeting and discussion on the background of the two initiatives and the relation of the event to the scope of the IG.
- Three presentations were done (1) Global RDF descriptors for germplasm (Vassilis Protonotarios, Agro-Know, Greece), (2) Building Open Geospatial Science / Open Source Geospatial Information (OSGeo) (Suchith Anand, University of Nottingham, UK) and, (3)Presentation of the Wheat Data Interoperability WG (Esther Dzale Yeumo Kabore, INRA, France).
Read the full reports here