Our next Financial Assistant. Is that you?

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Είσαι άνθρωπος που λατρεύεις να ασχολείσαι με τα νούμερα και τους υπολογισμούς; Είσαι ιδιαίτερα ικανός/η στην οργάνωση των παραστατικών καθώς και στην διαχείριση σύνθετων Excel files; Έχεις την υπομονή να κάτσεις να βρεις τα νούμερα που διαφωνούν στο δεύτερο δεκαδικό ψηφίο, ακόμη κι αν αυτό σου πάρει ώρες; Μάλλον είσαι ο άνθρωπος που ψάχνουμε!

Ο κύριος τομέας ασχολίας σου θα αφορά στην εκτέλεση εσωτερικών οικονομικών και διαχειριστικών διαδικασιών της Agroknow, σε συνεργασία με τα στελέχη των Financial και Administrational departments της εταιρείας. Θα πρέπει να υπερέχεις σε οργάνωση και ευελιξία και να αναλαμβάνεις τις προκλήσεις που προκύπτουν από την καθημερινή υποστήριξη των δραστηριοτήτων μας.… Click to read the full post

Working on the AGRERI revamped website

Happy to receive a visit from the AGRERI team!

Last Friday (19/2/2016) we had the pleasure to host a meeting with the team of the Agricultural Economics Research Institute (AGRERI) in our premises. During the last few months both teams were working extensively on the revamp of the Institute’s official website. AGRERI is a major Greek Research Institute focusing on Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Development, and Entrepreneurship, while it supports farmers’ networks and cooperatives for deploying their Agribusiness Strategy.

Our friends at AGRERI wanted to upgrade their online presence, with a revamped website. Their most important requirement, though, was their strong will to create an online hub for showcasing the results of their research and also provide all interested parties (farmers, advisors, agricultural economists) with rich information from all over the world.… Click to read the full post

Be among the first ones that will get a free micro-site for their journals!

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A very hot August is almost round the corner, but Agro-Know is in full throttle working on the next release of our AKstem.com product. Our team is working on a service that will automatically set up a customised micro-site for institutions that make their bibliography available through AKstem to channels like FAO’s AGRIS.

We want to provide to agriculture, food and forestry journals with a simple and intuitive way to present their content to interested audiences, helping the process of searching and navigating through the publications.

We do so by setting up a dedicated micro-site that presents access to the publications of a specific journal or publisher.… Click to read the full post

Call to Action: be part of the EU map of big data in agriculture and food sector

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Are you working with Big Data in the agri-food sector? Share the information of your research project & institution and be a part of the European map of big data in agriculture and food.

agINFRA_logo_new2agINFRA, the community-specific research hub for agriculture and food, the BigDataEurope coordination action, and a number of supporting networks and initiatives, are creating a European map of big data in agricultural and food research.

In order to identify and document the key stakeholders and their relevant initiatives, UN FAO, Agro-Know, GODAN , Alterra WUR and other partners have joined forces in order to map the current status and future challenges on big data sources and technologies in the domains of Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine and Maritime and Inland Water Research, and the Bioeconomy.… Click to read the full post

Big Data Europe Workshop in Vienna

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Big Data Europe project logoThe members of the 7 societal challenges of the Big Data Europe Project gathered in Vienna on April 1st, 2015 to communicate their next steps in terms of requirements elicitation and workshops’ planning. Agro-Know in a joint partnership with the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is responsible for the societal challenge of “Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research, and the Bioeconomy” and went to Vienna to present the requirements elicitation methodology and also discuss with other consortium members the next steps of this promising project.

A good meeting starts from the night before!

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