Group Mailing list Archive

21 Oct 2020

EUXDAT Infrastructure Webinars

Dear friends
EUXDAT developed e-Infrastructure for analysis of Agriculture and
Environment Related Data. All solution is based on Open Source and Open
Standards. Migration of infrastructure from one cloud to others
demonstrated, that this solution is easily transferable and could be
replicated. We are now running a series of Webinars about infrastructure and
also pilot implementations. Introduction of infrastructure was done on
Video from Monday presentation of EUXDAT e-Infrastructure is now publicly

09 Oct 2020

Invitation to the Final Webinars of the EUXDAT Project. How the EUXDAT Infrastructure Can Contribute to the European Green Deal and Destination Earth

Dear IGAD members, 

let me cordially invite you to the Final Webinars of the EUXDAT project - How the EUXDAT Infrastructure can contribute to the European Green Deal and Destination Earth. 

14 Sep 2020

COVID19 INSPIRE Hackathon 2020: Invitation to Challenges

Dear IGAD group members,

we would like to inform you that COVID19 INSPIRE Hackathon 2020 organized by Plan4all and CCSS offers to its participants a wide range of challenges aiming to help the agri-food economy to recover from COVID19 crisis. In the following paragraphs, we would like to introduce you to three of the total of 13 challenges of this hackathon.

07 Aug 2020

Session Proposal Submission

Dear Agricultural Data Interest Group (IGAD) members, thank you for your session proposal for Virtual Plenary 16 titled “Interest Group on Agricultural Data (IGAD) Meeting”.


A review of all submitted proposals is now underway by the RDA Technical Advisory Board, with notifications of acceptance planned to be sent by 26 September.


Please feel free to contact the RDA Secretariat at with any questions or concerns you have regarding your submission.



Thank you.

29 Jun 2020

Ethical dimensions of Digital Feudalism in Agriculture

Dear colleagues,


The increasing use of digital technology in agriculture has marked the start of a major transformation: Better services and products, innovations, enhanced decision making and increased profitability and productivity. But do small holder farmers really benefit equally, or even at all, from the benefits of data sharing? Moreover, do all stakeholders in the agricultural sector have the same access and control to these insights? What concerns do farmers have on such issues as data ownership, access and control, security and privacy?[1] 


11 Jun 2020

FAO & ICARDA bring you: Information 4 Innovation in Food and Agriculture

Dear colleagues,
Just to share with you the upcoming event Information 4 Innovation in Food and Agriculture (I4IFA) that will be delivered from 29 June to 3 July 2020. This event is co-organized with ICARDA.
During that week, FAO will host the 3rd AGROVOC Editorial Meeting and 2020 annual AGRIS community online meeting. In case you want to join, please use the links below for registration.
If you have any comment or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact us at ***@***.***.
Kind regards,

09 Jun 2020

IGAD Virtual Meeting Survey

Thank you to the more than 350 IGAD members that attended the most recent IGAD virtual meeting (25 to 28 May) focusing on IGAD/RDA : Sharing Experiences and Creating Digital Dialogues


If you attended one or more of the sessions, we would like to learn more about your experience. Your feedback will ensure the success of future IGAD meetings.