Organic-AgriWare …. Organic-AgriWhat ???

organic agriware web app
search engine for farmers researchers advisors

Organic-AgriWare is our new “FIWARE funded” web application that aims to help farmers, advisors and researchers to easily discover information related to organic agriculture with a very simple and user-friendly interface. The search results are retrieved by simply tapping into icons that represent categorized content or by querying through the simple search box that comes along with facets (terms, dates, persons etc.). Do you want more ?

In addition, a user can have location-aware document recommendations on organic agriculture.

organic agriware web app search engine for farmers researchers advisors

But what, a simple pretty interface? Now is the part that I like the most. All the “under the hood” implementation is based on the FIWARE cloud technologies.… Click to read the full post

The Organic-AgriWare project takes us for a short visit in Denmark

ICROFS Headquarters at Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture, Aarhus University, Foulum

As mentioned in an earlier post, one of the outcomes of the kick-off meeting of the Organic-AgriWare project back in April was to conduct face-to-face interviews with its end-users, namely researchers, advisors and farmers of the organic agriculture community. To this end, and after a fruitful communication and planning with Mrs. Ilse Ankjær Rasmussen and Mr. Tomas Nørfelt, Maritina Stavrakaki from the Agro-Know team travelled to Aarhus, Denmark, where project partners the International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems (ICROFS) and the Knowledge Centre for Agriculture (SEGES) are located.

During one of the interviews.

During one of the interviews.

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Kick-off meeting of the Organic-AgriWare project

Organic-AgriWare kick-off meeting

On Wednesday 15th of April, Agro-Know hosted in Athens the kick-off meeting of the Organic-AgriWare project. Representatives from both ICROFS (Mrs. Ilse Ankjær Rasmussen and Dr. Allan Leck Jensen) and SEGES (Mr. Tomas Nørfelt) joined the meeting, which took place in AK’s headquarters in Athens, Greece.

The objectives of the meeting were to discuss about the expected project’s outcomes, to decide the targeted users and potential customers and to explore the problem and solution validation methodology. Consequently, important milestones have been highlighted and clear deadlines were set, also in accordance with the nature of the project, which is divided in three phases.… Click to read the full post

Organic-AgriWare: An application for the organic agriculture community

ICROFS_logo

Organic-AgriWare – an application for the organic agriculture community” (2015-2016) is a project co-funded by the SmartAgriFood and ICT-AGRI projects, funded by the European Commission’s ERA-NET scheme under the 7th Framework Programme for Research. The project aims to provide advisors and farmers with context-based access to organic community knowledge powered by the Agro-Know Stem. in association with the project partners ICROFS and SEGES.

The Organic-AgriWare project will have its kick-off meeting on 15/4/2015,  in Athens, Greece, hosted by Agro-Know.

About the project

The problem that the project is about to solve is the difficulty for organic agriculture stakeholders to access the acquired knowledge which is disperse at different online and offline locations.… Click to read the full post