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New information and communication technologies (ICT) and the growing wealth of digital information have the potential to improve access to and benefits from development...
02 May 2007
The AGROVOC Thesaurus was developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Commission of the European Communities (CEC),...
03 Apr 2007
The Seventh Agricultural Ontology Services Workshop (AOS) on the "Ontology-based knowledge discovery: Using metadata and ontologies for improving access to agricultural information" was organized...
19 Feb 2007
The newly released "Metamaker" is a tool designed to create Dublin Core and AgMES compliant metadata. The tool allows the user to create metadata...
12 Feb 2007
The Lao AGROVOC is based on FAO AGROVOC which is the common thesaurus used by FAO for agriculture and forestry terminology. It contains more...
the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 05 Jan 2007
The paper "Mapping AGROVOC and the Chinese Agricultural Thesaurus: Definitions, tools, procedures" has been published by FAO and is now available free online. This...
27 Nov 2006
A new publication has been released by FAO.As with many domains, information retrieval and knowledge management (IR/KM) in agriculture suffers from the problems of...
27 Nov 2006
Now available online, the new AGRIS search application gives the user the possibility to search the entire AGRIS data, comprising 2.3 millions bibliographic references,...
25 Jul 2006
Follow-up to the World Summit on the Information SocietySome of the world's development organizations met recently for the first post-WSIS e-agriculture workshop, organized to...
13 Jul 2006
The IMARK Steering Group announces the release of the newest Information Management Resource Kit e-learning module Building Electronic Communities and Networks. The module is...
15 May 2006
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