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Community Organizations CIARD


CIARD is a global movement dedicated to open agricultural knowledge. We help to align the efforts of national, regional and international institutions, and to establish better connections to improve sharing of information and services.

Partners in CIARD believe that open knowledge makes it easier to develop better solutions to agricultural challenges. Furthermore, we contribute to reducing hunger and poverty, because agricultural development is such an important driver of economic growth.

CIARD partners collaborate to develop common standards, share knowledge and promote open institutional approaches.

Our vision

Agricultural knowledge is freely accessible and contributes to reducing hunger and poverty.

Our Objective

To collaborate constructively in order to develop common standards, share knowledge and contribute to coherent, effective and open institutional approaches to agricultural knowledge.