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Archive for March, 2009

'Roadshow' concept developed for sharing knowledge along the contamination pathway in IWMI-lead KSinR Pilot Project

As part of the efforts of the Knowledge Sharing in Research Pilot project “Safe Food despite wastewater irrigation: a knowledge sharing approach” lead by the International Water Management Institute(IWMI), an innovative knowledge sharing approach has been developed to help share appropriate knowledge generated by research projects working on wastewater with key stakeholders. Described as a…

AgCommons Meta Search: a single search, many records!

The AGCommons Geospatial Metasearch provides a single search box to many geospatial data sources in support of agriculture development. Searches initiated from the metasearch will return metadata records from the geospatial data collections of FAO, WFP, the CGIAR and several others including HarvestChoice. The purpose of this service is to support Agriculture Development by: –…

CGIAR receives Google Earth Pro licenses!

Towards the end of February 2009, the Google Earth Outreach grants program approved a number of Google Earth Pro licenses for the CGIAR Centers. This significant donation will facilitate the CGIAR Consortium of Spatial Information (CSI) group in communicating timely geographic information to the world. Thanks to the initiative of Glenn Hyman (a very ‘spatial‘…

New GFAR website launched

The new GFAR website is officially online! Visit www.egfar.org to discover how easy it is to be a part of shaping the future of agricultural research for development. The web space features the new look of GFAR, while building on its role as a Global Forum for all those who care about the future of…

Speed Dating at WorldFish

When the Business Development and Communications Division (BDCD) of the WorldFish Center wanted to introduce new services and tools for knowledge sharing, they decided to pique staff interest with a ‘Speed dating’ session.   Having participated in the recent ShareFair 09, Silvia Renn who works with BDCD and Natural Resources Management in WorldFish was insistent…