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Only connect? Three key issues on ICTs and farmers
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According to Telojo Onu (CAFAN), 3 key points emerged in the session organized by CTA. First, the need for more than ICT adoption. Second, the need for networking, as today it is not possible to work on our own. Third, considering that ICTs are an enabling tool, we need to make sure it is needs-driven.
Dan Cherubin on professional networking among agricultural libraries
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Dan Cherubin at Rabobank reflects on the value of professional networking with other agricultural information specialists. He also comments on some of the differences between the USAIN and SLA/FAN worlds. Interview by Peter Ballantyne
Présentation du Congrès mondial de l'IAALD 2010
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Montpellier, 26 April 2010. Odile Bedu (INRA) introduces the 2010 IAALD World Congress.
Opening access to CGIAR knowledge
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Speaking at the RIBDA 2009 meeting in Lima, CIAT's Edith Hesse explains why open access is important to the CGIAR, and some concrete steps that can be taken to ensure that research outputs are available and accessible.
Vikas Nath on ICTs and Agriculture at WITFOR 2007
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Interview by Peter Ballantyne
"Les spécialistes de l'information agricole sont des acteurs clés dans le processus d'innovation"
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Montpellier, 27 April 2010. Jean-François Giovannetti (Ministère des Affaires Etrangères et Européennes, France) is the chairman of the Programme Committee for the 2010 IAALD Congress. He introduces the themes of the events and describe how information specialists can play a key role in the much needed agricultural innovation processes.See more at www.iaald.org
Only connect? Practical solutions from the Caribbean
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Telojo Onu (CAFAN) explores the issue e-agriculture and ICTs. In her perspective, it is important to clearly define what the “E” stands for. For her, “E” first of all stands for ‘enable’, and ICTs are just tools that help people deliver different types of processes. Further, she presents the experience of CAFAN in the Agritalk project, where the farmer association has partnered with phone operators and other service providers to come up with communication solutions that work for the users.
Technological changes will enable greater accessibility
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Fedro Zazueta from the University of Florida reflects on incremental technological developments and their role in enhancing information accessibility.
Maria Folch working on IAALD's new web site
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Maria Folch, GFAR
Setting up an agricultural information system in Papua New Guinea
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Peter Walton, agricultural information consultant from Australia, looks back on his work on agricultural information in Papua New Guinea. Committed people on the ground are one of the keys. Just identifying agricultural information resources that are available is a major challenge. Developing a vison of what needed to be done, over svera years, was also critical. Interview by Pier Andrea Pirani

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