NEWS

New Research4Life Training Portal

18th August 2014

We are pleased to announce the launching of the Research4Life Training portal (www.research4life.org/training). The goal of this resource is to centrally locate the inter-discipline training material and other training related information from all four Research4Life programmes…

Empowering Agricultural Researchers through the Internet

12th June 2014

Scientific research is a vital component of development, but often academics from developing countries have to struggle in order to have access to up-to-date scientific literature, such as international journals, books and databases. Read more on…

Research4Life Newsletter May 2014

13th May 2014

Table of Contents Note from the Editor “Unsung Heroes: Stories from the Library” “Research4Life Partner Meeting July 31st 2014 Washington DC” New AGORA Programme Manager 10th Anniversary of AGORA Mendeley joins Research4Life Global Online Access…

Research4Life’s HINARI featured at World Health Organization

27th January 2014

WHO recently featured HINARI, with special interviews with Research4Life user and Director-General of Sudan’s Central Medical Supplies Public Corporation, Gamal Khalafalla Mohamed Ali, who heads the national agency responsible for getting medical supplies to all…

Africa doubles research output over past decade, moves towards a knowledge-based economy – Research Trends

4th December 2013

Ylann Schemm looks at the factors contributing to a promising trend of African research output. The author cites many :  increased funding, significant policy changes within countries, improved research infrastructure, both human and physical and…

Watch the FAO webcast on the 10th Anniversary of AGORA from Rome, Italy – FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva

13th November 2013

AGORA, a programme that brings key scientific literature on food, agriculture and related fields to students, researchers and scientists, has become a crucial tool for some of the world’s poorest countries. Access to information is…

Research4Life: A User Experience Review

3rd November 2013

In January 2010, R4L contracted Edmond Gaible of The Natoma Group to conduct a User Experience Review, which was to assess key factors that affect the influence of Research4Life on developing-country participation in the activities…

United Nations – Food and Agriculture Organization Radio: 10th anniversary of Research4Life’s AGORA agricultural program

21st September 2013

  10th anniversary of Research4Life’s AGORA agricultural program  African librarians win the Research4Life competition 18 September 2013, Rome–    This week marks the 10th anniversary of Research4Life’s AGORA agricultural program – a program coordinated by…

FAO Press Release: Bridging the information gap in agriculture

16th September 2013

AGORA makes online scientific literature available to over 100 poor countries – Tenth anniversary celebrated in Rome 16 September 2013, Rome - AGORA, a programme that brings key scientific literature on food, agriculture and related fields…

Elsevier Connect: Q&A with Stephen Rudgard as AGORA celebrates its 10th anniversary

14th September 2013

Equipping agricultural scientists in the developing world with the research they need    Stephen Rudgard is the Chief of Knowledge and Capacity for Development at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome. He heads a global…