ISICAD

Description: 
ISICADis based at the German Centre for Documentation and Information in Agriculture (ZADI) and has a team of programmers who have developed Open Source information products to support rural and agricultural development work in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Tools available include: a web-based Question and Answer Service “RUNetwork”; the Virtual Library Online that is used for CTA’s Anancy; a market-price information- GIS system which provided the platform for the West African Market Information Systems Network (RESIMAO/WAMIS-NET) www.resimao.org; and the “PHProjekt” group ware tools for facilitating communication and presentation. Other tools manage and identify relationships between information on organizations, projects, funding opportunities, experts, news and events such as utilized by ARD-InfoSys+. The system is open and interactive. E-mail alerts and RSS news feeds are available. Partners include CTA, FAO, GFAR, FARA and many others involved in the “coherence” initiative. The ISICAD site is available in English, French, Spanish, German, and Indonesian.
Subject: 
Interactive data management tools for discussions,library databases, GIS systems, and organizations, projects and experts.
Language: 
EN
Coverage: 
Africa, Asia and Latin America
Type: 
Text
Format: 
Web Page