BoF Group on Metrics and Indicators in Agricultural Sciences

17 May 2017

Dear All,

We would like to inform you that BoF Group on Metrics and Indicators in Agricultural Sciences are now active at Those who would like to join the group, please use the link given and subscribe to the mailing list for further developments. 

The group aims to continue the discussion and prepare a white paper on responsible use of indicators in agricultural sciences. In this white paper, it is planned to cover an overview of research metrics in scientific literature; issues, gaps and present challenges in applying traditional metrics in agricultural domain; stories of societal impact in agricultural sciences, data metrics and principles for responsible use of indicators. 

We would like to move forward to create a roadmap and start the group work. For that reason, we will have an online meeting in the next couple weeks. For those who are interested in joining the discussion and/or can contribute, we set up a Doodle at Please indicate your date/time preferences in this Doodle. 

Kind regards,

Ilkay Holt