1 August 2016

WLIC 2016: Session 110 - Agricultural Libraries SIG: Animal Agriculture Information Systems and Services: An International Perspective

By Ajay P. Singh

The Agricultural Libraries SIG invites you to a two-hour open session on ‘Animal Agriculture Information Systems and Services: An International Perspective’ during the IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2016.

The session aims to address various important issues and best practices on Information System and Services relating to Animal Agriculture worldwide. The session will be held during WLIC 2016 on Monday, 15th August in Hall E from 16.00 to 18.00.


  1. Using Information and Communication Technology in Promoting Access to Information Needs of Poultry Farmers in Nigeria: A Case Study of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Umuahia, Nigeria
    Cajetan O. Onyeneke (Nigeria), Blessing Solomon-Uwakwe (Nigeria) and Ngozi Azubogu (Nigeria)
  2. Information Needs for Livestock Keepers of the Dlangubo village in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: The role of Extension officers and Libraries
    Nomusa Zimu-Biyela (South Africa)
  3. Information Needs of Algerian farmers through an Animal Agricultural Information System
    Radia Bernaoui (Algiers) and Ouardia Anseur (Algiers)
  4. Animal Science Information Gateway (ASIG): A proposed Model in Indian Perspective
    Harish Kumar Tripathi (India) and Hans Raj (India)
  5. Challenges and Opportunities in providing for Animal Agricultural Information Services in Zimbabwe: The case of Poultry Farmers in Harare
    Thembani Malapela (Italy), Collence C Chisita (Zimbabwe) and Forbes Chinyemba (Zimbabwe)
  6. Utilisation of ICT for improved Livestock traceability: A case for Botswana, a developing country perspective
    Poloko Ntokwane (Botswana) and Khumo Dibeela (Botswana)
  7. Planning a Multi-institution Wikipedia Edit-a-thon for Agriculture: Fulfilling the Land-grant mission while contributing to the World’s understanding of Agriculture
    Ashley L. Downs (USA), Sarah E. Kennedy (USA), Jeanne L. Pfander (USA), Kelly Doyle (USA) and Julie Kelly (USA)
  8. The Italian origins of FAO and Paul Otlet
    Roberto Guarasci (Italy) and Maria Taverniti (Italy)
  9. Making ICTs relevant to Rural Farmers in Uganda: A Case of Kamuli District
    Winny Nekesa Akullo (Uganda) and Onan Mulumba (Uganda).

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