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Welcome to the survey of information centres, libraries and documentation centres in the agricultural sector in sub-Saharan Africa. The Food and Agriculture Organization, Regional Office for Africa (FAO), based in Accra, Ghana, in coordination with the IAALD Africa Chapter and CTA, is carrying out the survey.

GOAL OF THE SURVEY

Establish the state of agricultural information centres, libraries and documentation centres in sub-Saharan Africa.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

1. To examine human resources and skills available in agricultural information centres, libraries and documentation centres;
2. To examine information resources available in agricultural information centres, libraries and documentation centres;
3. To obtain information on the types of information services provided to users;
4. To examine the ICT infrastructure available to agricultural information centres, libraries, documentation centres and the users;
5. To obtain information on the existence of policies for sharing and exchange of agricultural data, information and knowledge;
6. To examine the financial resources (both internal and external) available agricultural information centres, libraries and documentation centres;
7. To obtain data to be included in the Directory of Agricultural Information Centres, Libraries and Documentation Centre.

TARGET INSTITUTIONS

Information centres, libraries, and documentation centres in public institutions, i.e. ministries of agriculture,fisheries, forestry, land and water, livestock, etc; agricultural research institutes/organizations, universities or faculties of agriculture, and technical colleges of agriculture.

POTENTIAL USE OF THE RESULTS

Design of capacity development and technical support initiatives to agricultural information centres, libraries and documentation centres to enhance access, dissemination and exchange of agricultural information and knowledge in sub-Saharan Africa.

COMPLETION OF QUESTIONNAIRE

ONLY ONE questionnaire per information centre, library or documentation centre should be completed. This is a survey of institutions and not individuals.

CONTACT FOR CLARIFICATIONS/INFORMATION

Justin Chisenga
Knowledge and Information Management Officer
FAO Regional Office for Africa
Accra, Ghana
Email: justin.chisenga@fao.org



AGREEMENT TO TAKE PART IN THE SURVEY

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* 1. I agree to take part in the survey and provide the information requested as complete as possible.

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