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Agroecology is being applied in many different forms around the world. Connecting people in order to exchange experiences is a key step to strengthen the practice of agroecology.

As a participatory initiative, the Agroecology Knowledge Hub welcomes contributions from all interested users and allows users to submit information about themselves and their work. Therefore they are invited to fill out the form below and share with us what they are doing, as well as information and knowledge or to submit relevant content on agroecology.

In order to be published, submitted content must be relevant for agroecology, factual, notable, verifiable with cited sources, neutrally presented and must meet content requirements.

FAO reserves the right to review, edit and adapt submissions.

For further info, please contact: agroecology@fao.org

Content requirements, terms and conditions & disclaimer

Content requirements, terms and conditions & disclaimer

  • Entries will only be accepted in the official FAO languages - Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian or Spanish;
  • Submissions should be factual, notable, verifiable with cited sources, and neutrally presented;
  • Entries should include information that is relevant to the Hub (sensitive or politically controversial material will not be considered relevant);
  • Entries promoting external products or services will not be taken into consideration.
  • Submissions must meet FAO's quality standards in order to get published.

Disclaimer

By submitting content, you acknowledge and agree to the following:

  1. FAO has the right to remove from the Agroecology Knowledge Hub any information which is not in compliance with these terms and conditions;

  2. FAO does not validate the information that is made available on the Agroecology Knowledge Hub database. Neither the team nor FAO can be held responsible over the validation of data;

  3. FAO shall use reasonable efforts to maintain the Agroecology Knowledge Hub database operational and to provide guidance and support for questions relating to the database content;

  4. FAO cannot guarantee the complete reliability and integrity of the Agroecology Knowledge Hub data, in particular because these data are established, formatted and/or circulated via computer and telecommunication means that FAO does not control fully.

 

Type of content to be submitted:

Article (Journal, magazine, newsletter and/or blog article)

An article is a written work published in a print or electronic medium which discusses current or recent news of either general interest (i.e. daily newspapers) or of a specific topic (i.e. political or trade news magazines).

Journal

Periodical publications aimed at disseminating original research and commentary on current developments in a specific discipline, sub discipline, or field of study.

Newsletter        

A serial publication consisting of no more than a few pages, devoted to news, announcements, and current information of interest primarily to a specialized group of subscribers or members of an association or organization.

Conference paper          

Materials produced for any kind of meeting, including official meetings and conference, or workshops documents (e.g. written speech and reports given at a specific conference)

Conference proceedings

Any report or proceedings generated by a meeting, or which discusses the outcome and conclusion of a meeting

Book     

A non-serial publication, written by a single author or collaboratively, based on research or scholarly findings generally derived from peer reviewed funding. It is complete in one volume or a designated finite number of volumes, it has chapters, possibly sections and it must have an ISBN or e-ISBN present.

Manual

Course and assignment materials produced for teaching purposes.

Report

A formal, factual, methodological, statistical, technical or research report issued by an individual, group, agency, government body or other institution. Reports disseminate the outcomes and deliverables of a research assignment.

Technical paper               

A document that describes the process, progress, or results of technical or scientific research or the state of a technical or scientific research problem.

Policy brief/ paper          

A concise summary of a particular issue, the policy options to deal with it, and some recommendations on the best option. It is aimed at government policymakers and others who are interested in formulating or influencing policy.

Case study         

A research paper involving an up-close, in-depth, and detailed examination of a subject of study (the case).

Guidelines         

A statement by which to determine a course of action. Guidelines aim to streamline particular processes according to a set routine or sound practice. Guidelines are not binding and are not enforced.

Project

A document that describes the objectives and outcomes of a field project, reporting on its implementation progress. It may provide details about the budget.

Working paper 

A preliminary paper, usually based on research, not intended for publication but rather for circulation by the author (or authors) to professional peers to provide information or with a request for comments or editorial improvement.

Fact sheet          

A brief presentation of data and information in a format which emphasizes key points concisely (usually no more than 3-4 pages).

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