Web Resources

African Journals OnLine (AJOL)

AJOL is a service set up by the International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP) to provide access to African published research, and increase worldwide knowledge of indigenous scholarship in a wide range of academic disciplines. Link | Read more...

Caribbean Documentation Centre (CDC)

The CDC houses and provides access to United Nations publications, in particular those of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), which are available in English and Spanish. Link | Read more...

Information Management Resource Kit (IMARK)

IMARK is an initiative of the FAO to mobilize and build upon existing resources to create a comprehensive suite of distance learning resources for the management and exchange of agricultural information. | Read more...

OISAT Info

OISAT Info is an online information service on non-chemical pest management in the tropics, maintained by the Pesticides Action Network (PAN), that offers practical guidelines for trainers, extension workers and smallholder farmers on how to minimize... Link | Read more...

AgriFor

AgriFor is a gateway to evaluated, quality Internet resources aimed at students, researchers, academics and practitioners in agriculture, food or forestry. The website offers free access to a searchable catalogue. New resources are added to the database on a weekly basis. Link | Read more...

Association for Agriculture and Ecology (AGRECOL)

AGRECOL is a German-based association that promotes locally adapted, ecologically sound land use in developing countries. It has established a 'South-South-North' network with centres in Senegal (AGRECOL Afrique) and in Bolivia (AGRECOL Andes). Link | Read more...

AgBiotechNet

AgBiotechNet ce published by CABI, a leading international, not-for-profit publisher in applied life sciences ce has news, reviews, abstracts of scientific literature, and links about agricultural biotechnology and biosafety for researchers and policy-makers worldwide. Link | Read more...

CTA Question and Answer Service (QAS)

CTA set up a Question-and-Answer Service (QAS) in 1985 to provide agricultural information and documentation to ACP partners. An evaluation of the service in 1997 recommended devolving it to ACP institutions, and so a strategy was devised to develop regional QAS centres. | Read more...

Science in Africa

A free online African science magazine published on a monthly basis, which reports on the latest research developments from the continent in the form of readable news, feature and opinion articles. Science in Africa in run by two biotechnologists from... Link | Read more...

Electronic Journal of Biotechnology (EJB)

Launched in 1998, EJB is an online journal covering all areas of biotechnology research - including multidisciplinary projects - which is hosted by the Universidad Católica de Valparaíso in Chile. Publishing in EJB is free, as is access to all of its content. Link | Read more...

Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net)

The overall aim of SciDev.Net is to enhance the provision of reliable and authoritative information on science- and technology-related issues that impact on the economic and social development of developing countries. SciDev. Link | Read more...

Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators (ASTI)

The ASTI initiative compiles, processes, and makes available internationally comparable data on institutional developments and investments in agricultural R&D worldwide, and analyzes and reports on these trends in the form of occasional policy... Link | Read more...

Food Security and Food Policy Internet Directory for Sub-Saharan Africa

This directory seeks to help researchers conducting studies of country- and region-specific African food security to: find important and high-quality Internet sources of data and information to assist in their analytical work countries/regions/topics;... Link | Read more...

Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS)

Developed by UNESCO, EOLSS is a virtual dynamic library with contributions from well over 7000 scholars from over 100 countries and edited by hundreds of subject experts, for a wide audience: pre-university/university students, professional practitioners,... Link | Read more...

Bioline International

Bioline International is a not-for-profit electronic publishing service committed to providing open access to quality research journals published in developing countries. BI's goal of reducing the South to North knowledge gap is crucial to a global... Link | Read more...

International Association of Agricultural Information Specialists (IAALD)

IAALD facilitates professional development of, and communication among, members of the agricultural information community worldwide. IAALD's goal is to enhance access to and use of agriculture-related information resources. Link | Read more...

Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR)

GFAR is a multi-stakeholder initiative that seeks to enhance national capacities to generate, adapt and transfer agricultural knowledge with a view to eradicate poverty, achieve food security, and conserve and manage natural resources. Link | Read more...

Wheat Crop Info

Wheat Crop Info is a database of the FAO that provides access to information on the world´s main wheat producer countries, including wheat production statistics, maps with delineation of growing wheat environments, and main wheat varieties. Link | Read more...

AGROVOC Multilingual Agricultural Thesaurus

AGROVOC is a multilingual agricultural thesaurus in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. Each descriptor has an equivalent in the other languages. An Arabic version will soon be available. Versions of AGROVOC in other languages have also been... Link | Read more...

AGRIS/CARIS Centre of Information Management for international agricultural research

AGRIS is a cooperative system in which participating countries input references to the literature produced within their boundaries and, in return, draw on the information provided by the other participants. Link | Read more...

WAICENT Information Finder

The WAICENT Information Finder is the FAO's principle online access point to technical information on agriculture and food security. The homepage metadata search allows you to search a large collection of catalogued information resources solely by... | Read more...

The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library (TEEAL)

TEEAL is a full-text and bibliographic CD-ROM library of over 140 of the world's most important scientific journals in the field of agriculture, selected by 600 international scientists. It is available well below cost to over 100 of the lowest-income food deficit countries. Link | Read more...

CABI Publishing

CABI Publishing is one of the leading publishers of bibliographic databases, books, CD-ROMs and Internet resources in the applied life sciences. It also provides information solutions to support sustainable development. Link | Read more...

CDS/ISIS

CDS/ISIS is an advanced non-numerical information storage and retrieval software developed by UNESCO since 1985 to satisfy the need expressed by many institutions, especially in developing countries, to be able to streamline their information processing... Link | Read more...

The Agriculture Network Information Center (AgNIC)

AgNIC is an alliance of libraries, universities and government agencies in the US. AgNIC focuses on providing food, agricultural and environmental information resources in electronic format via the Internet. Link | Read more...

FAO Library and Documentation Systems Division

The website of the Library and Documentation Systems Division (GIL) of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, hosts the catalogue of the David Lubin Memorial Library and the WAICENT (World Agricultural Information Centre)... Link | Read more...

CAIS

The role of information in developing competitiveness in the agricultural sector resulted in the formation of the Caribbean Agricultural Information Service, (CAIS). The goal of CAIS is to facilitate improved access to agricultural information in the region. Link | Read more...

AGLINET Libraries

Founded in 1971 within the framework of the International Association of Agriculture Librarians and Documentalists, AGLINET is a voluntary network of agricultural libraries around the world with strong regional/country coverage and other comprehensive or very specialized subject resource collections. Link | Read more...

WRENmedia

WRENmedia is a media company specialised in agriculture and rural development with over 20 years of experience in international consultancy, training and production of radio programmes, print material, information packs, audio cassettes, web sites and multimedia CD-Roms. Link | Read more...

Resource Centres for Participatory Learning and Action (RCPLA)

Established in 1997, the RCPLA network is an alliance of seventeen different organisations from around the world. The network helps researchers and practitioners to share information and experience about Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) approaches,... Link | Read more...

Research and Technological Exchange Group (GRET)

GRET is a development support organisation. GRET designs and implements field projects, provides expertise, conducts studies and applied research, moderates networks, and publishes books. GRET activities are organised around seven thematic clusters,... Link | Read more...

The German Centre for Documentation and Information in Agriculture (ZADI)

ZADI is the scientific information institute of the Federal Ministry of Consumer Protection, Food and Agriculture (BMVEL). ZADI produces user-oriented information portals on different specialised topics. Link | Read more...

Centre for Information on Low External Input and Sustainable Agriculture (ILEIA)

ILEIA supports the search for sustainable alternatives to conventional high-input agriculture by collecting, analysing and exchanging information on practical field experiences of small farmers, particularly those in resource-poor areas in the South. Link | Read more...

Agromisa

Linked to Wageningen University and Research Centre, Agromisa is a knowledge centre for small-scale sustainable agriculture and related topics. Through its Networking for Agricultural Knowledge Sharing (NAKS) program Agromisa collaborates with NGOs... Link | Read more...

The International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA)

Based in Wageningen (The Netherlands) and Montpellier (France), ICRA is a capacity building organisation that facilitates hands-on learning of professional skills needed to address complex problems in sustainable rural development. Link | Read more...

European Information System on Agricultural Research for Development (EARD-InfoSys)

The objective of EARD-InfoSys+ is to map the European landscape of Agricultural Research for Development (ARD). It is collecting metadata on organisations, projects, funding opportunities, experts, news and events in European ARD. Link | Read more...

European Tropical Forest Research Network (ETFRN)

Established in 1991, the ETFRN is a forum for communication between European organisations, researchers, EU institutions and others concerned with (sub-)tropical forest research. The network has participants in 16 European countries. | Read more...

The Netherlands Forum on Agricultural Research for Development (NFARD)

NFARD is a multi-stakeholder platform for the exchange of relevant information, experiences, and expertise and for holding discussions about strategic questions between organisations involved in ARD. It is positioned in the framework of the Global... | Read more...

Plant Genetic Resources (PGR) News from the Pacific

PGR News from the Pacific is a weblog that documents the activities of Pacific Agricultural Genetic Resources Network (PAPGREN), along with other information on plant genetic resources in the Pacific. Link | Read more...

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