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

Promotion of GODAN in China

In june 2016 I visited South China to promote GODAN among agricultural research Institutions. South China GODAN tripI gave presentations at the Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Science, the Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Science and Information and Documentation Center of the Chinese Academy of Science in Chengdu. The Chengdu Center and the Guangdong Agricultural Academy joined GODAN.

GODAN representation at the G20 MACS meeting in Xian

In 2016, GODAN was the first time officially appointed as an Observer to the meeting of the  G20 Agricultural Chief Scientists. I represented the GODAN secretariat at the meeting in   Xian.  Now all important Agricultural institutions of G20 members are GODAN partners (except Russia). Germany announced at the meeting to hold a Linked Open Data workshop in 2017 and to create a German position in the GODAN secretariat

Presentation of GODAN at UPM

UPM in Kuala Lumpur is the AGRIS center with which my team in FAO has a collobaration of more than a decade. keizer at UPM  So it was a special pleasure for me to come here to present GODAN. This was in the context of a meeting on "sharing of scientific information".  I was enthusiastic about the activities of the loca AGRIS center.



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