e-Discussions are moderated, electronic discussion forums that provide an opportunity for the CIARD community to discuss matters of interest on a CIARD discussion list. These discussions are free of charge and available to anyone who wishes to subscribe to the list.

Upcoming discussions
Dates Topic Join
20 October
6 November 2014
Rights of Farmers for Data, Information and Knowledge JOIN THIS GROUP
Previous discussions
Dates Topic Summary
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5 September 2014
Forward Thinking for ICT use in Asian Agri-Food Chains HTML

How to register

You will need to complete a registration form before joining the e-forum. Please use the REGISTER link on the CIARD Website to register for participating in the e-discussion.

After you have complete the registration and your profile has been approved by moderators, you can go to the e-discussion and click on JOIN THIS GROUP to subscribe (you have to be subscribed in order to visualize the content)

Terms of Use

The e-discussion moderators reserve the right to edit and/or withhold messages that do not comply with the forum guidelines. Users shall not do any of the following:

  1. Use foul language or obscene images. This site is a forum for discussion, and general attacks on a person or idea will not be tolerated.
  2. Repeatedly post the same message, or post an unsolicited commercial message to one or more discussions or boards. Such messages are considered spam. Duplicate messages will be deleted or consolidated by the e-consultation moderators.
  3. Post copyrighted material without authorization or otherwise illegal material. Users are requested to notify the e-consultation moderators if they identify such postings on the e-consultation platform.
  4. Abuse this forum in any way not specifically mentioned above.

Members shall not post material protected by intellectual property laws, including copyright, unless they own the rights or have received all necessary permissions to redistribute such material and to authorize others to do so.

Members may also share resources by providing a link to its original source, providing the relevant terms of use of the original rights holder(s) are respected.