Rice Data Interoperability WG

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18 Mar 2018

IGAD at RDA P11: follow the guide

Dear Colleagues,
This year IGAD will focus on the implementation of the FAIR principles during the RDA P11. To this end, we propose a three-step program:
· 19-20 March at Leibniz-Gemeinschaft in Chausseestraße 111, Berlin: the pre-meeting where we will have presentations on institutional use cases, semantics and data models, and examples of implementation of the FAIR principles in research infrastructures. The full Agenda is available at

12 Mar 2018

RE: [rda-agrdatainterop-ig][rda-wdinterop-wg][rda-agrisemantics-wg][rda-rice-wg][on-farm-data-sharing-wg][fdiwg][metrics-indicators-agriculture] Activities during the RDA P11 (Berlin, Germany) - Don;t miss the opportunity to join!

Dear all,
Additionally I would like to express our gratitude for the support that IGAD and WGs have received from the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations to organize these series of events!
Best regards,
- Show quoted text -From: imma.subirats=***@***.***-groups.org [mailto:***@***.***-groups.org] On Behalf Of subirats

08 Feb 2018

RDA P11 programme_Swap of IGAD Sessions

Dear all,
I would like to inform you about a swap of the IGAD sessions during the RDA P11 Plenary:
IG Agricultural Data (IGAD) - RDA 11th Plenary meeting
The session will take place on Wednesday 21st March 2018, 16:00 - 17:30
RDA 11th Plenary Joint meeting: Supporting effective engagement with research & open data in the agriculture and nutrition. Lessons from IGAD & GODAN Action
The session will take place on Thursday, 22nd March 2018, 15:30 - 17:00
More information about the RDA P11 programme:

07 Feb 2018

Interest Group on Agricultural Data (IGAD) Pre-Meeting P11 - AGENDA!

Dear all,

Please find at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1huqhmoh0AHeq2L0MbBAuMXYC2eXV2YwvsQ7pKbJu3WY/edit?usp=sharing the preliminary agenda for the Interest Group on Agricultural Data (IGAD) Pre-Meeting P11. 

The agenda is open for comments until Friday, particularly in case you can not attend or you have any problems with the scheduled slot for your presentation.

17 Jan 2018

Rice Data Interoperability WG meeting in Berlin

Dear members, 
The IGAD pre-conference meeting that will be held on March 19-20, 2018 in Berlin, Germany before the 11th RDA Plenary Meeting, March 21-23, 2018.
The Rice Data Interoperability Working Group will participate at the IGAD meeting to report its activity.
The group will also work on the analysis of the survey 
Unfortunately I will not be present at the meeting, but hopefully Ramil and Shaik will attend. 
Hope you will be 

15 Jan 2018

RE: [rda-agrdatainterop-ig][rda-wdinterop-wg][rda-agrisemantics-wg][rda-rice-wg][on-farm-data-sharing-wg][metrics-indicators-agriculture] IGAD/RDA pre-conference meeting that will be held on March 19-20, 2018 in Berlin, Germany

Dear Giovanna,
Thanks for the abstract. I will add it to the list of proposals and come back to you with feedback asap.
With regard to the WGs, I confirm that all of them (at least partially) will be parallel on the 20th March.
You will receive more detailed information once the agenda is ready (by the end of the month).
From: Giovanna Zappa [mailto:***@***.***]
Sent: 15 January 2018 13:26

11 Dec 2017

reminder: call for use cases - what are your needs when working with semantics resources?

Dear all,
This is a message from the chairs of the Agrisemantics WG.
We have collected 9 use cases so far and a couple more are planned. Many thanks to those who provided them!
This is good, but far from enough to derive meaningful requirements and recommendations for the future of infrastructures for open science in agriculture! We need you!
If you wish to contribute, simply follow the procedure described in the email below or contact us.
As we know that December is a busy period, we decided to extend the deadline to Jan 30.