EGFAR Taskforce Meeting during the e-Agriculture Week

Members of EGFAR Task Force to discuss, review and chart new directions for EGFAR, the electronic platform for GFAR.

By invitation only.

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ERA-ARD Conference: ARD in Europe: towards a shared vision

Aim of the conference

The ERA-ARD conference will bring together around 150 key ARD stakeholders from the European Member States and Associated States, the European Commission and the regional and global ARD fora.
Participants will exchange views and debate, inter alia, on the following questions:

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AGROVOC E-Conference (May - June 2007)

The AGROVOC Thesaurus was developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Commission of the European Communities (CEC), in the early 1980s. AGROVOC is the foundation that underpins the development of the Concept Server (CS) project. Using the knowledge contained in vocabulary systems and thesauri such as AGROVOC, the CS will be able to develop specialized domain-specific terminologies and concepts that will better support information management in the Web environment.

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GFAR Retreat 2007

The Retreat will be held at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt, to develop the business plan.

In order to ensure that the GFAR Business Plan enjoys the buy-in and confidence of stakeholders, we have invited representatives from all GFAR stakeholder groups to the Retreat.

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The Forum FARA is seeking a Coordinator for the Sub Saharan Africa Challenge Program (SSA CP)

FARA is seeking to employ a Coordinator for the Sub Saharan Africa Challenge Program (SSA CP) who will be responsible to the Executive Secretary. The overall responsibility of the Coordinator is the successful implementation of the SSA CP following the integrated agricultural research for development (IAR4D) principles.
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ICM4ARD: Application Profile for describing Organizations

In the context of the process towards coherence in agricultural information systems and in coordi

Minutes of the last GFAR Statutory Meetings

The minutes of the last GFAR Statutory Meetings, held in Washington D.C., USA, on November 30th - December 2nd 2

New Executive Secretary ad interim for GFAR

The Global Forum on Agricultural Research has a new Executive Secretary ad interim.