Cairo-Egypt, 17-20 May 2009. Regional Training Workshop on ”Building National Information Management and Knowledge Exchange Capacities for Agricultural Research for Development in Near East Region". Organized by: AARINENA, FAO, GFAR & ICARDA
The WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES were to continue to build the capacity of the participants representing NIFUs from 12 countries in Near East and North Africa region in the following:
- awareness of strategic aspects of information and knowledge in the context of development of their NAIS, the Regional Agricultural Information System (RAIS), and the global CIARD Initiative;- awareness of the potential for improving linkages and sharing information and knowledge between researchers and other stakeholders using ICM tools;
- ability to identify priorities for early implementation in support of the development of their NAIS;- understanding and skills in the application of information management systems and tools, featuring NERAKIN, to facilitate development of NAIS, including identification of changes to adapt it to the needs of participating countries.
All Workshop materials