The Hague Declaration and the Agro-Know use case on food safety

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Some days ago we shared the news about the Hague Declaration on Open Knowledge – and the fact that we are proud to be among the original signatories. Since then, there has been a lot of activity around the declaration: many more signatories, updates on the initiative’s website and the public availability of the initiative’s declaration.

Even though we keep an eye on the updates of the Hague Declaration, we were surprised (in a really good way!) to see the list of use cases available through the website and the Agro-Know one to be on the top of the page (one of the perks of having your brand name starting with an A)!… Click to read the full post

The Hague Declaration on Knowledge Discovery in the Digital Age

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The_Hague_Declaration_logoA new, interesting initiative was caught in our radar some days ago: The Hague Declaration. According to its founders, “The Hague Declaration aims to foster agreement about how to best enable access to facts, data and ideas for knowledge discovery in the Digital Age“. The ultimate aim of the Declaration is to remove barriers to accessing and analysing the wealth of data already produced by society.

Background

It all started back in December 2014 (more specifically between 9-10 of December 2014), when LIBER, the Association of European Research Libraries, took the initiative to bring together 25 global experts in The Hague, The Netherlands, in order for them to collaboratively work on the first draft of the Hague Declaration.… Click to read the full post