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Deadline extension to 26 May – Third IGAD Annual Virtual Meeting – Call for Contributions

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    Valeria Pesce

    Extended deadline: 26 May 2023
    Improving Global Agricultural Data (IGAD) Community of Practice
    Third IGAD Annual Virtual Meeting 2023 –  21 to 27 June 2023
    Call for Contributions
    The co-chairs of the Research Data Alliance (RDA) Improving Global Agricultural Data Community of Practice are thrilled to host our third annual meeting between June 21 and June 27 2023. The meeting will be held virtually at various times to allow members and interested attendees from all over the world to participate. 
    This annual meeting will allow us to share and learn about good practices in agricultural data management and new/improved data / information systems for better impact. It will also increase opportunities to form partnerships on specific projects.
    The 2023 virtual meeting will include panel sessions, group discussions and contributed presentations distributed between 21 and 27 June 2023. The complete agenda will be announced later.
    Anyone can propose a presentation or panel session: please use this form ( to submit your title,  speakers’ short bio and a brief abstract of your contribution before May 26.
    Discussions can involve both policy and technical aspects. We also encourage submissions to discuss possible new RDA Working Groups.
    Those not selected may have the opportunity to present in an IGAD Coffee Break webinar series to be organized  after the annual virtual meeting.
    For any questions, please contact us at
    The co-chairs of the RDA Improving Global Agricultural Data (IGAD) Community of Practice:
    Cynthia Parr (USDA Agricultural Research Service) 
    Debora Ducker (EMBRAPA)
    Valeria Pesce (Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation – GFAR)
    Marina Razmazde (Institute for Scientific and Technical Information – TECHINFORMI)
    Piotr Zaborowski (Open Geospatial Consortium – OGC)
    Full announcement with details on the topics:

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