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New Research4Life website unveiled
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We are pleased to present you the new Research4Life website. Our new and renovated site was launched at the Research4Life General Partners Meeting which was held at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington D.C. on 18 July. The new
Hinari/Internet Resources ‘Train the Trainers’ Workshop in Sarajevo
Hinari/Internet Resources ‘Train the Trainers’ Workshop in Sarajevo
From 14-17 May 2018, a Hinari ‘Train the Trainers’ Workshop was conducted by Lenny Rhine from Librarians Without Borders/Medical Library Association (USA) at the Hollywood Hotel, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The workshop was supported by the WHO Kyrgyzstan Country Office and the University of Sarajevo Medical School.
New UN Technology Bank Inaugurated in Turkey
New UN Technology Bank Inaugurated in Turkey
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A new United Nations body, which will address the challenges of the world’s poorest countries through science, technology and innovation, has been officially inaugurated in Gebze, Turkey today. The UN General Assembly tasked the Technology Bank to strengthen the knowledge
Hinari Train the Trainers workshop in Egypt
Hinari Train the Trainers workshop in Egypt
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A total of 50 participants including 5 from Djibouti and Libya were present at a Hinari Sub-regional workshop in Cairo, Egypt. The majority of the Egyptian participants were from health-related academic institutions. The workshop was jointly organized by WHO EMRO, the Egyptian Knowledge Bank (EKB) and the Librarians Without Borders/Medical Library Association, USA (LWB).
GLL Webinar 6: Strengthening the knowledge base about quality of care – an overview of Hinari: Research for Health.
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Advancing on the promise of universal health coverage (UHC) requires access to critical information to strengthen the knowledge base around quality of care. This webinar will provide an overview of the WHO programme, Hinari Access to Research for Health. The
Rice paddies in Kiroka with the Uluguru Mountains in the distance
Call for Applications for free AGORA Online (English) Course is now open!
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AGORA Team is pleased to offer AGORA  (Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture) Online Course again in English. AGORA is one of the five programmes of Research4Life. The online course entitled AGORA : Fundamentals of Information Literacy and Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture is provided by the Partnerships and South-South Cooperation Division (DPS) at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN), in collaboration with Research4Life.
Rome, Italy - Ten Years On: 10th Anniversary of AGORA
Appel aux candidatures cours en ligne AGORA : Principes fondamentaux de l’alphabétisation informationnelle et de l’accès mondial en ligne à la recherche en agriculture – 14 au 25 Mai 2018
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L'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO), en collaboration avec Research4Life, a le plaisir d'annoncer un cours en ligne en français sur la plateforme AGORA (Accès à la recherche mondiale en ligne sur l'agriculture), qui se tiendra pour la première fois du 14 au 25 mai 2018.
SAGE Publishing has made its e-book collection available to Research4Life
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In April 2018, SAGE Publishing opened its e-book collection to Research4Life. Thanks to this addition, AGORA’s (Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture) collection now includes 3,325 new e-books! About AGORA and Research4Life Founded in 2003, by FAO of the UN in partnership with Cornell University and 65 world leading
From AGORA Workshop in Nepal (29 -30 March, 2018)
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Participants of the AGORA workshop, Lalitpur, Nepal, 30 March 2018 INTRODUCTION The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) held a two-day national workshop on Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture
AGORA National Training Workshop Bangladesh (2-3 April 2018, Bangladesh)
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Date: 2nd April 2018 to 3rd April 2018 Venue: Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University , Dhaka, Bangladesh Type: Training Workshops Title: AGORA National Training Workshop Bangladesh Contact person: Md. Anwarul Islam anwarpulak@gmail.com, PhD, Librarian,  Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Bangladesh in collaboration with the Information Training & Outreach Centre for
2018 MLA HINARI/RESEARCH4LIFE GRANT RECIPIENTS
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The Medical Library Association (MLA) and the Elsevier Foundation have announced the recipients of the 2018 MLA HINARI/Research4Life Grants. Funded by the Elsevier Foundation, these grants will support Hinari/R4L training activities that promote the use of the programs’ scientific research resources in emerging/low income countries.
Workshop on Global Access to Online Information in Agricultural Research in Egypt
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Introduction FAO is working with several partners to facilitate awareness, to foster capacity development activities, and to make agriculture and nutrition data available, accessible and usable to contribute to enhanced food security and good nutrition. Two national workshops were recently