International Documentation Support Service for Developing Countries
[Internationaler Dokumentations-Unterstützungs-Service fuer Entwicklungsländer]
A documentary support service for developing countries has been set up in France by the Ministry of Cooperation and is run by the Office for the Development of Agricultural Production (BDPA). AGRIDOC INTERNATIONAL provides scientific and technical information in the field of rural development. The target groups for the service include national decision-makers working in agriculture (ministries, development companies, project coordinators, teaching establishments). The service is also aimed at information structures and agricultural documentation centres which are the intermediaries between AGRIDOC and most local users. AGRIDOC analyses documents on rural development and sends information to its subscribers in the form of abstracts. A question-and-answer service can provide thematic bibliographies. Specific documents or indications of specialist organizations. In addition, the BDPA's documentation centre can help in setting up technical libraries and training personnel AGRIDOC draws on a number of national and international databases and organizations for its source material
Agriculture, Development, Education
20. Okt 2003
10. Nov 2011