Improving Global Agricultural Data (IGAD) Community of Practice - Third IGAD Annual Virtual Meeting 2023


The co-chairs of the Research Data Alliance (RDA) Improving Global Agricultural Data (IGAD) Community of Practice are thrilled to host the third annual meeting between June 21 and June 27, 2023.  The meeting will consist of six sessions held virtually to allow members and interested attendees from all over the world to participate.  


There are individual registration links for each virtual session. Interested participants are encouraged to register for multiple sessions based on interests and needs. The full schedule of presentations and registration links for the virtual meeting are available here: For more information please contact [email protected]

Participants in the 2023 RDA/IGAD annual meeting are encouraged to follow along and contribute to the conversation on social media using #RDA_IGAD2023. Follow @FAOAIMS, @resdatall, @RDA_Europe, and @RDA_us to stay informed throughout the annual meeting. 

The co-chairs of the Improving Global Agricultural Data (IGAD) Community of Practice: 
Debora Ducker (EMBRAPA), Cynthia Parr (USDA Agricultural Research Service), Valeria Pesce (Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation,  GFAR), Marina Razmazde (Institute for Scientific and Technical Information - TECHINFORMI), Piotr Zaborowski (Open Geospatial Consortium)



Wednesday, June 21. 12:00 to 14:00 UTC: Data and Agrisemantics Crosswalks and Ontologies
Monday. June 26 - 07:00 to 08:30 UTC: Ethical and legal issues around agricultural data - part 1
Monday, June 26. 13:00 to 14:00 UTC: WorldFAIR Case Study on Plant-pollinator Interactions Data
Monday, June 26. 15:00 to 16:30 UTC: Ethical and legal issues around agricultural data - part 2
Tuesday, June 27th  10:00am to 12:00 am UTC: IGAD/RDA: Sharing Experiences and Creating Digital Dialogues in Eastern Europe
Date and time TBA: Farm data for Advanced Analytics

For more detailed information on each individual session visit