Group Mailing list Archive

12 Jan 2017

Invitation to join the Discussion Group "Building synergies in Capacity Development"

Dear all,


this is an invitation for all interested persons to join the discussion group "Building Synergies in Capacity Development" in the next IGAD pre-meeting (3-4 April 2017 in Barcelona). 

The group will discuss about possible synergies between existing education and training activities (especially led by GODAN, RDA, CODATA etc.), about agricultural science needs for open curricula focussed on open data and about best practices and development proposals for training programmes.

14 Nov 2016

Invitation for a Discussion Group on “Metrics and indicators in agricultural science” in IGAD Pre-meeting

Dear All,

Following up on Imma Subirat’s post on October 17th, I would like to invite those who are interested in joining the discussion group on “Metrics and indicators in agricultural science” in IGAD Pre-meeting on 3-4 April 2017 in Barcelona. I will be co-chairing the group discussion together with Hugo Besemer from Wageningen University.

17 Oct 2016

Invitation to participate at the IDAG pre-conference meeting in Barcelona, April 2017

Dear colleagues IGAD and WG related,

On behalf of the RDA [1] Interest Group on Agricultural Data (IDAG) [2],  Global Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), the organizing and local committees,  I am pleased to invite you to our pre-conference meeting that will be held April 3-4, 2017 at the Faculty of Library and Information Science of the University of Barcelona. The event will take place before the 9th RDA Plenary Meeting, April 5-7, 2017..

13 Oct 2016

MOOC "Introduction to a Web of Linked Data"

Dear all,
this message to inform you of this online course on "Introduction to a
Web of Linked Data". I already attended a MOOC taught by the same
persons. They are good!
The MOOC "Introduction to a Web of Linked Data
" *will be
available on 21 November 2016 on the France Université Numérique (FUN)
platform.* It will be taught by Fabien GANDON, Catherine FARON-ZUCKER
and Olivier Corby (Wimmics team, Inria, I3S, CNRS, UNS).
Among its many evolutions, the Web became a way to exchange data between

14 Sep 2016

Re: [rda-agrdatainterop-ig][rda-wdinterop-wg][rda-agrisemantics-wg][rda-rice-wg] RDA 8th Plenary Joint meeting: IGAD Slots

Dear Gary,
Based on the indication of attendance we collected from the Agrisemantics group, you, Imma and Devika from IGAD will be in P8. You can liaise onsite with Imma on the breakout. Devika just informed us that she is unfortunately unable to attend due to problems
at her departure from Bangalore.
I wish you and the group fruitful & enjoyable meetings!

09 Sep 2016

Welcome to IGAD sessions @ RDA P8


The chairs of IGAD look forward to welcoming you to the IGAD sessions at RDA P8 next week.  We present a distinguished panel that will relate  the state of the art in N America.  We are excited also to introduce three new groups on Rice data Interoperability, AgriSemantics and Soil data Interoperability

Please mark your calender for the two sessions below.

11.30-1.00 pm -- IG Agricultural Data: Agricultural Data and Semantics - state of the art in North America

05 Jul 2016

Innovating the Wheat Community through the Research Data Alliance services and outputs

There's a Wheat Community Datathon event coming up that you'd really like to participate in. You will get acquainted with data formats, services, protocols and needs of the Wheat Community, as well as find out about the fascinating innovative ideas regarding Wheat & Agriculture. You can also present your ideas or prototypes for services and win a prize!