Agro-Know hosts the AGRIS strategy meeting with FAO & CAAS


Agro-Know is really glad to host the upcoming AGRIS strategy meeting at its offices. The meeting will take place between 9-13 of March 2015 and will include members of the AGRIS Steering Committee (FAO, CAAS and Agro-Know) who will spend the next days working collaboratively on topics that will formulate the next steps of AGRIS. This is expected to include the outcomes of the AGRIS e-Consultation Survey that ran over the previous months and will built on the previous AGRIS meeting that was also hosted by Agro-Know last October, following up the announcement of the new AGRIS Partnership on September 2014.… Click to read the full post

Friends of Agro-Know: Meet Dr. Xian Guojian


Following up on the previous post with the mini interview of Dr. Sun Wei, this time we will have the opportunity to get to know more about Dr. Xian Guojian. Having spent about three months in the Agro-Know office during his research visit, he has some interesting things to share about his work, research interests and opinion about Greece and AK. You can find the responses of Dr. Xian right below:


V: So, could you please share with us some information about educational background?
G: My name is Guojian Xian, come from China. I received the B.Sc. degree in computer sciences at the China Agricultural University (2006).… Click to read the full post

Friends of Agro-Know: Meet Dr. Sun Wei

(L-R): Guojian Xian (CAAS), Fabrizio Celli (FAO), Wei Sun (CAAS), Nikos Manolis (AK)


During the last three months, we had the pleasure to host Dr. Sun Wei & Dr. Xian Guojian, researchers from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), at the Agro-Know office, during their research visit in the context of the agINFRA project. As members of the CAAS team, a partner of the agINFRA project, the two researchers had the opportunity to work close to the team supporting the AGRIS network which consists (among others) of Agro-Know colleagues Elena & Nikos Manolis, as well as Fabrizio Celli from UN FAO. Due the fact that I have spent most of this time away from office, in project meetings and Conferences around Europe (as well as a week-long sick leave), I was interested to learn more about Wei and Guojian, so I invited them to share some information about themselves and their current work and interests. … Click to read the full post