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09/07/2012 Empowering farmers in India through video: Interview with Rikin Gandhi The Agrilinks blog at USAID has an interview with Rikin Gandhi - CEO of Digital Green.According to the interview, "the unique components of the Digital Green system include: a participatory process for local video production,a human-mediated...
09/07/2012 Empowering farmers in India through video: Interview with Rikin Gandhi The Agrilinks blog at USAID has an interview with Rikin Gandhi - CEO of Digital Green. According to the interview, "the unique components of the Digital Green system include: a participatory process for local video production, a human-mediated...
21/05/2012 Third IAALD Africa conference kicks off in Johannesburg Today in Johannesburg, some 90 people participated in the 3rd IAALD Africa conference. Focusing on 'e-Agriculture for Improved Livelihoods and Food Security in Africa', the first sessions looked at uses of mobile phones in agriculture - with...
21/05/2012 Third IAALD Africa conference kicks off in Johannesburg Today in Johannesburg, some 90 people participated in the 3rd IAALD Africa conference. Focusing on 'e-Agriculture for Improved Livelihoods and Food Security in Africa', the first sessions looked at uses of mobile phones in agriculture - with...
05/05/2012 CIARD publishes framework for sharing data and information for global agricultural research CIARD (Coherence in Information for Agricultural Research for Development) is a global movement to enhance access to data and information in the public domain to improve development based on agricultural research results. In 2011, CIARD partners...
05/05/2012 ICTs: Enabling innovation for enhancing rural livelihoods December 3-7, 2012 will see India host an international conference on ways to that information and communication technologies are enhancing rural livelihoods.Further details on the event website
05/05/2012 ICTs: Enabling innovation for enhancing rural livelihoods December 3-7, 2012 will see India host an international conference on ways to that information and communication technologies are enhancing rural livelihoods. Further details on the event website
28/02/2012 Les Cahiers Agricultures en Open Access pour tous Revue scientifique internationale pluridisciplinaire soutenue par le Cirad, Cahiers agricultures est désormais accessible gratuitement en ligne pour tous. Le numéro en cours ainsi que 20 années d’archives sont en libre accès sur le site de la revue...
26/02/2012 CrowdMarketeers - think 'outside our webs' to measure our online audiences Chris Addison and Luz Marina Alvare (IFPRI) explain ways to 'think beyond the web', beyond our domains, to measure online audiences.Web statistical tools have made it easy to measure visits, but it provides the wrong idea as to what is important...
25/02/2012 En auge las Ferias del Conocimiento Una publicación nueva presenta ocho estudios de caso de gestión del conocimiento que fueron presentados durante la Feria del Conocimiento América Latina y el Caribe llevado a cabo entre el 25 y 27 de mayo de 2010. En dicha feria se reunieron...
25/02/2012 IAALD members working behind the scene Video Interview: Marie José Jehl former CTA Information Manager and member of IAALD since 1990, is pleased with the Association's progress. The fact that the Association's journal Agricultural Information Worldwide has been moved to an open access...
25/02/2012 Don't miss the IAALD Webinar on NING! Here is the link for the IAALD Webinar on NING, Thursday, December 1, 16:00 UTC-GMT.Participants are invited to log in at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the webinar, type their name, download Java 6, define connection speed, and check the...
25/02/2012 Prospective IAALD member Ann Mureithi, Kenya Video Interview: Ann Mureithi works at AGRA the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa and at the same time is enrolled in a Masters Degree on Agricultural Information and Communication Management (AICM) at University of Nairobi. While attending...
25/02/2012 IAALD Webinar: NING to Connect Information Specialists Worldwide In its continuous effort to connect people to people, IAALD is offering yet another webinar on December 1, entitled "NING to Connect Information Specialists Worldwide".NING is a customizable social media platform used by IAALD - and many other...
25/02/2012 Prospective IAALD member, Jaqueline Nnam, Ghana Video Interview: Jaqueline Nnam works at the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), based in Accra, Ghana. She is attached to the Africa Adapt project and promotes Knowledge Sharing for climate change adaption. Her work involves the...
28/01/2012 Mobile messages - Ken Banks on mobile phones in rural developnment Ken Banks founded kiwanja.net; he applies mobile technology for positive social and environmental change in the developing world. His research resulted in the development of FrontlineSMS, an award-winning text messaging-based field communication...
04/01/2012 IT, internet and extension The December 2011 issue of JOE - the Journal of Extension takes a look at information technology and extension.Content includes:Extension Is Unpopular—On the InternetIs Extension Ready to Adopt Technology for Delivering Programs and Reaching New...
03/12/2011 Recorded version of IAALD NING Webinar The webinar presented by Peter Fernandez on December 1 was very well attended with over 20 people participating online and many others inquiring whether they could listen to a recorded version later on. Fortunately, Blackboard Collaborate (formerly...
13/10/2011 Connected agriculture: Mobiles help drive efficiency and sustainability in food and agriculture A new report from Vodacom and Accenture argues that mobile communications can help to meet the challenge of feeding an estimated 9.2 billion people by 2050.The study identifies 12 specific opportunities that could increase agricultural income by...
03/09/2011 New web resources for rangeland management A new article in the journal Rangelands introduces new web resources for rangeland management around the world including Rangelands West/Global Rangelands, eXtension Rangelands, and the Range Science Information System. http://www.srmjournals.org/...
30/08/2011 Magdalena Marenga looks forward to IAALD-Africa 2012 Conference Magdalena Marenga is the Senior Librarian at the Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Namibia. She is interested in attending the IAALD Africa 2012 conference in Johannesburg to learn more about rural development and...
30/08/2011 Dady Demby on CIARD in Africa Dady Demby (Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa) speaking in Beijing on new directions forward for FARA and CIARD. Structures are in place, but there needs to be a focus on grassroots activity in Africa. View the video
30/08/2011 Marie-Claude Deboin explains CIARD for French-speaking countries Marie-Claude Deboin, head of the Scientific and Technical Information Delegation at CIRAD, comments on sharing ideas with colleagues in Asia and from around the world at the CIARD Expert Consultation in Beijing, and on making plans to promote the...
30/08/2011 Dady Demby on CIARD next steps Dady Demby from FARA talks about CIARD open access initiative and discussions about next steps and actions held at the CIARD Expert Consultation in Beijing. He pointed out that good progress is being made. View the video
30/08/2011 Justin Chisenga announces the 2012 IAALD-Africa Conference Justin Chisenga from FAO's regional office in Ghana, speaking from Windhoek, Namibia during the AIAEE-IAALD-INFITA international conference discusses ICTS and the upcoming 2012 IAALD Africa conference on e-agriculture. View the video

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