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Châtenay-Malabry (FR - 92290), 25 November 2014

EFITA newsletter / 671 - Complement - European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and the Environment

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Webinar entitled "How can you contribute to AGRIS with your bibliographic data?" co-organized by FAO AIMS,Agro-Know and IICA
27 November 2014

This Webinar will demonstrate the ways that agricultural research centers can contribute their bibliographic resources to the FAO AGRIS network (, a large bibliographic network of more than 7 million records from more than 150 institutions located in 65 countries, maintained by FAO of the UN and supported by Agro-Know.

The Webinar will take place on Thursday, 27th of November 2014 - 15:00 Rome Time (CET). You can find more information here:

We expect that the webinar will be useful for you or your team members by providing the up-to-date information on optimizing the way of sharing metadata with AGRIS. Please feel free to forward this invitation to any of your colleagues that might be interested in attending.

The session is open to anyone but places are limited. If you are interested to attend the webinar, send an e-mail to containing the following information:

- your name
- your affiliation
- your role
- your country

Contact : Vassilis PROTONOTARIOS
Email: vprot(a)

>>> Agro-Know is an extraordinary company that captures, organizes and adds value to the rich information available in agricultural and biodiversity sciences, in order to make it universally accessible, useful and meaningful.

Second Seminar Open Data in Agriculture (in French)
7 January 2015 - PARIS

EFITA 2015
9 June 2015 - 2 July 2015
POZNAN (Poland)

EFITA 2015: Sustainable Agriculture through ICT innovation

E-mail: weres(a)

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