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Delegation of GKAH in Germany and the Netherlands

Last week I accompanied a delegation from Guangdong Animal Husbandry group in a Study tour to Germany and Wageningen.   China is the biggest producer of pigs.  China becomes also always more the greatest market for pigs. China is now part of 6 among the 10 biggest trade streams.  GK group is a big state farm and its Animal Husbandry Section is one of the big pig producers.

Pizzeria Antica Arte Napoletana

pizzeria arte napoletanaThis place is situated at one of the most famous and beautiful squares of Orvieto. We ended up there, because it was the 2nd of May, all  on the Corso Restaurants were closed and Cecilia absolutely wanted to see the Rome Liverpool match.
 
So I entered a place that looks like a Fast Food Place and into which I normally would not put my foot into,  Luckily I did.

GACS Working Group at RDA IGAD

During the Agricultural Data Interest Group I participated in a meeting of the GACS/GODAN working group. Main result of this meeting was the redefinition of GACS as "Global Agricultural Concept Space" in stead of "Scheme".   The existing scheme in GACS is only an exemple for many more schemes to come to create a real interoperation hub for vocabularies in the AgriFood System.  Basis of the discussion was a position paper authored my Tom Baker and myself ();

Ridimensioning Facebook

 

 

From today on I will not use Facebook anymore to publish originary content.  I will reopen my blog at johanneskeizer.com, which I stopped in 2013.  I want to be able to  manage my pictures, thoughts and news as I like, I want to maintain control. I don't want to give this control to Facebook.

G20, MACS Meeting 2017

Also in 2017 I represented GODAN at the G20 -MACS meeting (Meeting of Chief Agricultural Scientists).  macs 2017Together with Daniel Martini I gave a presentation about the results of working on open data in 2017, and especially on the Linked Open Data workshop organized by the Germann G20 presidency

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