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CGIAR: Now Officially Open Access

CGIAR – the global research partnership for a food-secure future ( – has long been known as a leader in agricultural research for development (AR4D); but not necessarily considered a leader in easy, free, and open access to its research results and data.  But this has changed.  With a process that started in April 2012…


Added by Piers Bocock on December 6, 2013 at 4:18am — No Comments

World Development Information Day: Making Development Information Available to All

In 1972 The United Nations General Assembly established October 24 as World Development Information Day “to draw the attention of world public opinion to development problems and the need to strengthen international cooperation to solve them”.  Today, one could argue that Development Information is widespread; there is plenty of awareness about the plight of less developed countries, and a good deal of international cooperation to address them.  Now…


Added by Piers Bocock on October 24, 2013 at 7:59am — No Comments

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