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Making forest research information in Ghana more accessible
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Margaret Sraku-Lartey of the Forest Research Institute of Ghana explains how forest information specialists need to work together and with scientists to make their infromation more accessible. She emphasizes the importance of cheap and easy approaches.
Rethinking the way we look at agricultural research
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Montpellier, 27 April 2010. Mark Holderness (GFAR) was one of the five keynote speakers in the opening session at the IAALD 2010 Congress. He stresses the need for rethinking the way we look at agricultural research and the role of agricultural information. How can these made accessible, available and relevant to the needs of farmers? In this, information professionals have a critical role.
Ajit Maru comments on ICM at GFAR
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Ajit Maru of GFAR explains some of the results of its Information and Communications Management (ICM) activities.See www.egfar.org
Welcome to the 12th IAALD Congress (in Japanese)
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Tokyo, August 2008. Takashi Nagatsuka introduces the Japan 2008 Congress in Japanese.See more at http://iaald.blogspot.com Interview by Pier Andrea Pirani
Ajit Maru on agricultural knowledge for all
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Ajit Maru, Senior Knowledge Management Officer - Global Forum of Agricultural Research (GFAR)
Socializing technology
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FAO's Stephen Rudgard reflects on the ICT adoption session at the Japan Congress, moving people from accepting technology as a way of accessing information into a way to actively exchange information.
Welcome to the 12th IAALD Congress
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Tokyo, August 2008. Peter Ballantyne introduces the Japan 2008 CongressSee more at http://iaald.blogspot.com
Peter Young on Global Collaboration
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Peter Young, Director of the National Agricultural Library. Speaking at USAIN, Wooster, April 2008. Interview by Peter Ballantyne
Valeria Pesce: using Drupal for the new IAALD web site
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Valeria Pesce, GFAR
James Nguo on ALIN and the Open Knowledge Network
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Arid Lands Information Network was one of the partners in the Open Knowledge Network, an initiative that aimed to promote the dissemination and exchange of local development knowledge. In this interview, James Nguo reflects on the project and its contribution to knowledge sharing in Kenya. Interview by Peter Ballantyne

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