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CIARD

  1. 1. eWorld2011 Forum<br />Aug 1-3, 2011<br />1<br />
  2. 2. http://www.ciard.net/<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Coherence in Information for <br />Agricultural Research for Development<br />http://www.ciard.net/<br />the Coherence in Information for Agricultural Research for Development (CIARD) initiative is working to make agricultural research information publicly available and accessible to all.<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Coherence in Information for <br />Agricultural Research for Development<br />Availability, Accessibility & Applicability (AAA)<br />Why?<br /> - Maximizing Research Impact (among other things)<br />“To make public domain agricultural research information and knowledge truly accessible to all”<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Coherence in Information for <br />Agricultural Research for Development<br />Manifesto<br />Checklist<br />Pathway<br />5<br />
  6. 6. CIARD Manifesto<br />http://www.ciard.net/ciard-manifesto<br />Towards a Knowledge Commons on <br />Agricultural Research for Development<br />6<br />
  7. 7. CIARD Checklist<br />http://www.ciard.net/checklist<br />- Set of items towards achievement of the CIARD Manifesto and Values. It is not a set of requirements<br />7<br />
  8. 8. CIARD PATHWAYS<br />http://www.ciard.net/pathways<br />- Set of good practices and "how to" guides based on the experiences of other institutions.<br />8<br />
  9. 9. CIARD RING<br />www.ciard.net/ring<br />an infrastructure for interoperability of <br />agricultural research information services<br />Yellow pages for agricultural information services<br />9<br />CIARD RING<br />
  10. 10. To facilitate / enable the creation of<br />value added information services that allow to search, collate and integrate information from various sources acting as gateways to information sources<br />requiresawareness of what others have done: <br /><ul><li>which sources are available
  11. 11. how to tap into them
  12. 12. how to exploit their semantics</li></ul>10<br />Objective of the RING<br />
  13. 13. Registering a service in the RING automatically makes you a CIARD partner<br />11<br />www.ciard.net/ring<br />
  14. 14. gerard.sylvester@fao.org<br />Knowledge and Information Management Officer<br />FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific<br />Bangkok, Thailand<br />12<br />

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