Group Mailing list Archive

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.

25 Oct 2019

Call for Applications for the online course on Farm Data Management, Sharing and Services for Agriculture Development

Dear All,
Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) together with the Pan African Farmers’ Organisation (PAFO) are pleased to call for applications for a new online course: “Farm Data Management, Sharing and Services for Agriculture Development”.

20 Oct 2019

See you soon at the INTEREST GROUP ON AGRICULTURAL DATA (IGAD) MEETING. Helsinki (Finland) on 22 October 2019

Dear all,
The date for our next IGAD meeting is approaching us, and we hope to see as many of you as possible at the Room Sali 2, Metsätalo, Unioninkatu 40, Fabianinkatu 39, Helsinki FINLAND

15 Oct 2019

Open research engineer position (semantic web & ontologies), Montpellier, France

Hello everyone,
The French ANR D2KAB (Data to Knowledge in Agronomy and Biodiversity – ) project, offers a research engineer / developer full stack position in the semantic web domain at LIRMM in Montpellier, France; available ASAP:

09 Oct 2019

P14 Session Chair Update

In preparation for Plenary 14 in Helsinki, please refer to the information presented below pertaining to your breakout sessions.


Remote Participation

  • Remote participation will be available in each meeting room through GoToMeeting, which will be running from the laptop provided by the University. By just opening your presentation on this laptop, remote attendees will be able to view your slides and hear you speak.

04 Oct 2019

communicate on Agrisemantics recommendations (in SWAT4(HC)LS)

Dear all members of Agrisemantics,
SWAT4(HC)LS (Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Healthcare and Life Sciences) [1] will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland, December 9-12.
Several keynotes and tutorials are in line with the Agrisemantics topics and activities and some of you may already consider attending the event.
It would be a great place to communicate on our recommendations and meet people interested in adopting some. The good news is that it is still time to send a proposal for a poster [1] but deadline is already on Monday 7th! (3 days left)

23 Sep 2019

Re: [spam][rda-agrisemantics-wg] 39 Hints to Facilitate the Use of Semantics for Data on Agriculture and Nutrition paper

Dear Sophie, all
In the past, we did publish the outputs of the RDA WDI in F1000 and this greatly expanded visibility.
Shall we consider publishing the recommendations to this venue :
Special Issue entitled "Semantic Technologies Applied to Agriculture",
edited by Prof. Dr. Francisco García-Sánchez (Universidad de Murcia,
Spain) and Dr. Miguel Ángel Rodríguez-García (Universidad Rey Juan
Carlos, Spain).
The submission deadline for full manuscript is 31 December 2019 .