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30/08/2011 Hugo Besemer discusses new CIARD directions Hugo Besemer from Wageningen, Netherlands, speaking from Beijing CIARD Expert Consultation outlines CIARD framework and plans to expand beyond open source documents to include data and other resources. View the video
29/08/2011 Fedro Zazueta on INFITA, IAALD and ICTs in Africa Fedro Zazueta with INFITA speaks about working toward a Pan-African Federation of ICT in Agriculture, in collaboration with IAALD and others, which would bring together professionals working in ICTs. View the video
17/08/2011 ALIN knowledge centers recognized by Gates Foundation award The Arid Lands Information Network in East Africa has been awarded the 2011 Access to Learning Award of the Bill anhttp://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gifd Melinda Gates Foundation. The award recognizes the work of ALIN to bring agricultural...
14/08/2011 IAALD Webinar sobre Mendeley Entrevista por video: Luz Marina Alvaré del IFPRI en Washington D.C. (uno de los centros del CGIAR) comparte sus experiencias con el uso y la promoción de Mendeley.
14/08/2011 Preparing for the XIV IAALD World Congress in 2013 at Cornell University Video Interview: Jaron Porciello is chairing the Organizing Committee of the XIV IAALD World Congress, to be held at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, July 25-28, 2013. Mark it on your calendar!
14/08/2011 Third IAALD Africa Chapter Conference - May 21-23, 2012 Video Interview: Justin Chisenga, President of the IAALD Africa Chapter working at the FAO Regional Office in Ghana invites to the Third IAALD Africa Chapter Conference, taking place from May 21-23, 2012 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference...
14/08/2011 IAALD Webinar on Mendeley
14/08/2011 Plataforma de inteligencia competitiva en el agro chileno LANZAN PLATAFORMA DE INTELIGENCIA PARA LA COMPETITIVIDAD AGRICOLA DE CHILE Como un eficaz portal de información que permitirá enfrentar de mejor forma los desafíos de competitividad en materia agrícola, definió el Ministro de Agricultura, José...
01/08/2011 Muy pronto: nueva página web IAALD Video: Maria Folch del GFAR es la persona quien desarrolla la nueva página web de la IAALD usando la plataforma Drupal. Muy pronto estará disponible!
01/08/2011 Former IAALD vice-president on broad membership base In this video, Stephen Rudgard, FAO Chief of Knowledge and Capacity for Development and former IAALD Vice-President (2005-2010) reflects on the value of the assosciation and its transformation towards a broad membership base of information and...
18/07/2011 India launches rice knowledge management portal On 16 July, the Indian Prime Minister launch a new rice portal. The portal will help stakeholders to get information on all aspects of rice.The Rice Knowledge Management Portal (RKMP), funded by National Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP), would...
17/07/2011 Le salon virtuel CIARD : des pratiques et des services innovants pour partager l’information et les connaissances L’initiative CIARD vient de mettre en ligne un salon virtuel, http://www.ciard.net.Vous y trouverez des itinéraires de découverte, d’apprentissage et d’échange des connaissances issues de la recherche agricole pour le développement. L’initiative...
17/07/2011 La feria CIARD : un nuevo servicio en línea para mejorar la comunicación de la investigación El último desarrollo de la iniciativa CIARD (Coherencia en la información para la investigación agrícola para el desarrollo), ha lanzado la feria virtual CIARD en su sitio web. Para aquellos que involucrados en la captura, gestión y comunicación de...
15/07/2011 Research4Life - journal access for low and middle income countries Research4Life is a public-private partnership whereby 150 publishers provide free or very low-cost access to the full text of over 8000 journals in low and middle income countries. This partnership is now celebrating its 10th Anniversary and...
15/07/2011 The CIARD Fair - a new online facility to improve research communication The latest development of the CIARD (Coherence in Information for Agricultural Research for Development) initiative has been launched on its website – namely the CIARD virtual Fair. For those who are involved in the capture, management and...
13/07/2011 Sharing data and information for agricultural research This week, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences hosts an International Expert Consultation to build a framework for data and information sharing for agricultural research for development.The papers for the event are all online - a good first...
23/06/2011 IAALD Webinar: Creating Websites on the Fly, June 24 IAALD is continuing with its successful webinars series. The upcoming webinar on June 24, "Decentralizing online publishing in your organization: Creating websites on the fly using Wordpress and Google", will be presented by Peter Shelton from IFPRI...
23/06/2011 New book: ICTs for agriculture and rural development Our colleague Raj Saravanan has co-authored a new book 'Information and Communication Technology for Agriculture and Rural Development' with a wide range of chapters covering the e-agriculture world in India.Get more information about this book -...
19/06/2011 mFarmer Fund to bring information and advice to farmers in developing countries The GSMA, the body that represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, has launched the 'mFarmer Initiative Fund' with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Here is where the story goes.The mFarmer Initiative Fund is...
18/06/2011 Agricultural Knowledge for All In this video, Senior Knowledge Officer Ajit Maru from the Global Forum of Agricultural Research (GFAR) emphasizes the need for new capacities among information professionals to deal with shifts occurring in agricultural research.
17/06/2011 ICT and Agriculture Sourcebook The forthcoming World Bank 'Information and Communication Technologies for Agriculture e-Sourcebook' is being designed as an e-publication to maximize its outreach, with the intent of maintaining it as a “living” updatable document following its...
17/06/2011 IAALD particulary attractive for members from developing countries IAALD's incoming president Edith Hesse emphasizes the opportunity for south-south collaboration particularly for members from developing countries.
15/06/2011 Coming soon: new IAALD web site Video Interview: Valeria Pesce together with Maria Folch and Giampaolo Rugo from GFAR are the people behind the scenes in getting the new IAALD web site ready, using Drupal as its content management system.
15/06/2011 AIW - an important platform for professional exchange In this video, Johannes Keizer, Head of the Editorial Board of IAALD's journal Agricultural Information Worldwide (AIW) emphasizes the need for a strong platform for professional information exchange in the area of agricultural research and...
15/06/2011 Empowering the poor through sustainable technology solutions In March 2011,Catholic relief Services organized its third ICT4D event (following conferences in Nairobi in March 2010 and Washington, DC, in September 2010).The first part of the program was a series of presentations (all online!) that exemplfy the...

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