AGORA: Bridging the information gap in agriculture

E-agriculture can assure food productivity and food security in Africa

Kalu Samuel's Blog

AGORA makes online scientific literature available to over 100 poor countries – Tenth anniversary celebrated in Rome

Photo: ©FAO/Giulio Napolitano
Access to information is key to develop agriculture and ensure food security.

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.

Ten years after its launch in 2003, AGORA (Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture) now provides free or low-cost access to over 3 500 key journals and 3 300 books in food, nutrition, agriculture and related biological, environmental and social sciences.

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