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The AGORA program, set up by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) together with major publishers, enables developing countries to gain access to an outstanding digital library collection in the fields of food, agriculture, environmental science and related social sciences. AGORA provides a collection of 1278 journals to institutions in 107 countries. AGORA is designed to enhance the scholarship of the many thousands of students, faculty and researchers in agriculture and life sciences in the developing world.

Release of updated Resources CD 04/Sep/2009
The second version of the Research4Life Resources for Uers and Trainers CD was published in March 2009.  [Read more...]

Notice to Band 2 subscribers 31/Jan/2007
Some titles may not yet be accessible to Band 2 users  [Read more...]

OARE Launch Announced 30/Oct/2006
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation help UNEP, Yale and many leading publishers, societies and associations launch OARE in New York.  [Read more...]

The power of information 27/Sep/2006
FAO’s AGORA initiative widens access to agricultural research to more countries  [Read more...]

Top French Scientific Publishers Join AGORA 26/Jan/2006
Francophone scientists in 69 of the poorest countries of the world will now be able to access scientific journals in their own language  [Read more...]

Guatemala, September 2009   We are very pleased to have discovered AGORA since one of the main limitations that we face in Guatemala is lack of valid scientific information and of course the financial means to acquire it.  [Read more...]

Myanmar, July 2009   AGORA is a godsend: there are no well-resourced libraries in the country!  [Read more...]

ITOCA 2009 Training Calendar   The Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa (ITOCA) www.itoca.org is mandated to carry out training and outreach work for Research4Life programmes.  [Read more...]

ITOCA training 2008 calendar  ITOCA has trained over 5,000 information professionals, scientists and students in electronic information programs in over 30 Sub-Sahara countries in the last nine years.  [Read more...]

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