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FAO has decided this month to discontinue distribution of the FAO MicroBanking System for DOS. The system, better known as FAO MicroBanker, was first...
22 Sep 2005
FAO releases training package on creating digital librariesAs part of an ongoing e-learning initiative known as the Information Management Resource Kit (IMARK), FAO has...
Thailand, 10 Jun 2005
The AGORA initiative to provide free or low-cost science journals was launched on October 14, 2003 and in its first year of existence has...
Thailand, 16 Mar 2005
The Philippine Agricultural Libraries and Information Services Network (PhilAgriNet) was launched during its first General Assembly held in Manila on December 9, 2004.Dr. Rolando...
the Philippines, 03 Jan 2005
Many FAO member countries still struggle with the impact of new technologies on how they exchange information related to Food Security.In response to this...
30 Nov 2004
Two workshops on important information management issues for agriculture and rural development were sponsored by FAO at the AFITA/WCCA 2004 conference in Bangkok, Thailand.The...
12 Aug 2004
FAOTERM, a terminological database covering FAO's specialized subjects - agriculture, biology, forestry, fisheries, food security, statistics and nutrition – in a multilingual format, has...
26 May 2004
AGORA initiative to provide free or low-cost science journals sees significant increase in user participation as more publishers agree to provide online access to...
20 May 2004
Kathmandu – Pacific island nations face food security challenges as serious as those confronting mountain communities, representatives of these countries told a meeting of...
16 May 2002
Kathmandu – Representatives of seven Pacific nations have begun arriving here to attend the 26th FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific that...
Nepal, 12 May 2002
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