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  • 29.06.2010:  

    The new webpage contains static content fargments such as Home, Resources, Events and projects, Glossary and abbreviations, Links, Contacts.

    There is a query system for so called Country fact sheets where users may search by 53 country, 8 section, 424 (html) fragment records. Queries also available by sections and countries, simple and complex filter.

    Project background:

    Sustainable rural development is a key contributor to food security and is essential for improving nutrition and life quality. The demand for traditional agricultural and food products is increasing both from the people in the region and from visitors. That is an indicator of consumer’s preferences for authentic and quality food linked to a particular region or country and creates the potential for development of niche markets for promoting rural economy, increasing farmers’ income and creating opportunities to maintain the population in less favored or remote areas.

    With the multiple aim to provide guidance for the development and implementation of new origin-based quality schemes, such as geographical indications, to promote and support the production and preservation of traditional agricultural and food products, to contribute to rural development and to diversify the available food, FAO launched in 2007 the Programme on Quality Linked to Geographical Origin (

  • 5.01.2010:  

    Prior to the forthcoming European Regional Conference, well established agricultural advisory research information networks and new communication platforms are planned to be set up and customized based on more advaced information management technologies during the course of the three days event, in support of educational, research, food and nutrition and other expert fields.

    In 2009 with the financial support of FAO REU and technical support of FAO HQ, a new server has been set up in Rome to serve as common technical background for the AgroWeb CEE Network, ESCORENA and the Thematic Knowledge Networks operational in the framework of ESCORENA in the region. The new web server is based on the Typo3 Content Management System, aiming to contribute to the streamlining of the agricultural information and knowledge sharing services. Prior to the forthcoming European Regional Conference, additional communication platforms are planned to be established and migrated to the new server, in support of educational, research, food and nutrition and other expert fields.

    The organization of a capacity building workshop is essential to ensure, that all networks are enabled to migrate their content and services to the new environment. Around 25 participants will be invited to the event from CIS, Russian Federation and CEE countries, some of whom will be also acting as resource persons.

    By the end of the training, new national entry points will be created, using the common structure and features developed under Typo3 content management system. Small expert teams will be developed to provide further assistance to all thematic knowledge network members on their specific needs.



  • 29.03.2009:  

    New e-Rural project proposal based on FAO Information Management Standards
    GAK Godollo submitted project proposal to the Hungarian Government in order to introdue new ICT services and further develop existing solutions in the field of extension, research, e-government and online learning.
    News submitted on 29 March, 2009 by Laszlo Papocsi in subject "Information management"

  • 26.01.2009:  

    January 26, 2009: Report on Agriculture and Food Sector in the Slovak Republic 2008 (so called Green Report)

  • 20.01.2009:  

    Hungarian AgroWeb test pages available in TYPO3
    Based on results of the Regional training workshop for portal managers and coordinators in 2008 February, content of AW Hungary is being migrated to TYPO3 CMS. Link to test version is available from here.
    News submitted on 20 January, 2009 by Laszlo Papocsi in subject "Information management"


  • 11.06.2008:  

    Visit of specialists from the CSAL to the Regional Office of the FAO for Central and Eastern Europe in Budapest in June, 2 - 7
    On June, 3, the CSAL delegation visited the University of Agriculture in Godollo and had a meeting with specialists involved in the translation of AGROVOC Thesaurus into Hungarian. Dr. Laszlo Papocsi made a presentation on the development of GAKNET in Hungary and described the experience of creation of the first version of Hungarian AGROVOC.
    News submitted on 11 June, 2008 by Laszlo Papocsi in subject "Others"


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