Group Mailing list Archive

21 Nov 2019

IGAD webinar recording_Global long-term Experiments in Agriculture Network (GLTEN) Metadata Portal

If you have missed the IGAD webinar "Global long-term Experiments in Agriculture Network (GLTEN) Metadata Portal" by Richard Ostler on the 20th of November, you can now watch the recording:
http://aims.fao.org/capacity-development/webinars/rda-webinar-series-agr...

20 Nov 2019

RDA Webinar Series in Agriculture: ‘Global Join now the IGAD Webinar_Global long-term Experiments in Agriculture Network (GLTEN) Metadata Portal’ by Richard Ostler - 20 November 2019

At the last IGAD/RDA Plenary Meeting 14 at the University of Helsinki (Finland) last month, the Agricultural Data Interest Group (IGAD) agreed to start a webinar series to enable high quality presentations and discussions to happen even if we cannot all be together in person at RDA. The Agricultural Data Interest Group (IGAD) exists to facilitate coordination and progress among a community of international data experts. These webinars will allow us keep up with cutting edge developments in agricultural data, and will encourage the free flow of ideas.

18 Nov 2019

Post-doctoral researcher on application of data science to food and agriculture

The below position is very much in the spirit of this mailing list, most of the work will concern agrifood research data, application of FAIR principles, agrifood metadata etc.
Position is initially for one year but funding is available for up to three years. Feel free to forward to interested parties.
Post-doc position available, at the Institute of Data Science, Maastricht University, working on data science in agrifood.

16 Nov 2019

Open Science

The following initiatives might be of interest to some.
The report on Reproducibility and Replicability in Science (2019) by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine provides recommendations to researchers, academic institutions, journals, and funders on steps they can take to improve reproducibility and replicability in science. Details at  http://sites.nationalacademies.org/sites/reproducibility-in-science/inde...

12 Nov 2019

Deadline for P15 Group Session Submission Fast Approaching

Dear Group Members,

The deadline for group session submissions for Plenary 15 is 28 November 2019, midnight UTC – just two weeks away.

If your group is interested in submitting a session for a working group, interest group or joint meeting session, submissions will only be accepted from your group chairs, so be sure to coordinate with them to ensure proper communication of the submission.  

09 Nov 2019

The World Science Day for Peace and Development 2019 - "Open Science, leaving no one behind"

I wish to send greetings to everyone on The World Science Day for Peace and Development 2019 [1].
GeoForAll community has been contributing to Open Science and Open Education over many years. Details athttps://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/the-world-science-day-for-peace-an...

25 Oct 2019

Free webinar: Strengthening AGROVOC through engagement with expert communities: Multischeme multihierarchy and thesaurus management

***Free webinar: Strengthening AGROVOC through engagement with expert communities: Multischeme multihierarchy and thesaurus management***
We are pleased to invite you to attend the upcoming webinar that will introduce how the AGROVOC team of FAO keeps AGROVOC up to date with a number of institutions and individual domain experts serving as focal points for specific languages and topics. With the aim to improve the quality of the services for the agricultural community, AGROVOC is now engaging with expert communities that are contributing and benefiting of the AGROVOC services.

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