Welcome to KnowledgeManagementPortal (“Site”). The Site is an online collaborative working tool for project Strengthening Knowledge Management for Greater Development Effectiveness in the Near East, North Africa, Central Asia and Europe (IFAD-SKIM) of the International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (“ICARDA”) (“Owner”, “Controller” and “Processor”). Additional organizations, projects and programs may use the Site upon permission of the Owner.
The Owner carry out, through the Site and in full compliance with their host Countries regulations and of the laws of England, a non-profit, of public interest, transparent service of Knowledge Management demanded by and in accordance with worldwide donors and stakeholders, strictly related to agricultural research projects and activities. The Data subjects (“Users”) are individuals of age involved in such activities, related establishments, areas of implementation or results and transformations obtained or produced.
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (KNOWLEDGEMANAGEMENTPORTAL) is multi-institution and multi-organization online platform for integrated management, monitoring, and reporting of knowledge, from planning to budgeting, risks’ assessment, and more. The platform is integrated with MELSpace, an integrated Open Access repository, and the Knowledge Sharing tool-set, which includes an internal discussion forum, a technical assistance chat, project dedicated web-pages, resources, and a communication-friendly module to write and disseminate project related blog stories and news.
KNOWLEDGEMANAGEMENTPORTAL purpose is to boost the outreach of the knowledge results of projects and activities worldwide, planned, implemented and reported by mean of international donors and public funds, through the application and development of suitable, advanced IT solutions.
KNOWLEDGEMANAGEMENTPORTAL main objective is to safeguards intellectual property and provides full credit to the authors of knowledge reported, making use of international metadata standards such as Dublin Core. KNOWLEDGEMANAGEMENTPORTAL basic objective is to provide KM, administrative and programmatic support to international organizations and actors engaging in the field of agricultural research, free of charge.
KNOWLEDGEMANAGEMENTPORTAL is the result of the synergic efforts by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Codeobia, D-Space and Amazon Web Services.
a. The Owner grant KNOWLEDGEMANAGEMENTPORTAL’s Users a royalty-free license to use the Site. You agree not to copy, republish, frame, download, transmit, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, assign, distribute, license, sublicense, reverse engineer, or create derivative works based on the information contained or offered in the Site unless an express authorization is provided. In addition, you agree not to use any Data mining, robots, or similar Data gathering and extraction methods in connection with the Site.
B. User Generated Content: you will be the only owner of the intellectual property associated with any new content that might be generated from your use of KNOWLEDGEMANAGEMENTPORTAL (“Contribution”) and which you agree to license back to the Owner on a non-exclusive, unlimited, worldwide, royalty free license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, make available to the public, and/ or to incorporate your Contribution in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in your Contribution.
The content, organization, graphics, design, audio, animation, video, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the Site are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including but not limited to intellectual property) rights. The copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of the Site is strictly prohibited. You do not acquire ownerhip rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the Site. Except for any content generated by you over which you acquire sole ownerhip as in accordance with 1(B) above, the posting of information or materials on the Site does not constitute a waiver of any right in such information and materials.
The Owner do not act as moderator within the Site and decline any liability related to insertion, visualisation or usage of content provided by third parties and other Users in the Site. The Owner are not responsible of those contents and their accessibility. You assume full liability deriving from visualisation, inappropriate insertion and misuse of content on the Site, as well as for any resulting Data and rights breach and infringement.
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Your right to use the Site is not transferable. Any credential, permission or right given to you to operate in the Site at any level, such as controlling, processing or obtaining any information or document, is not transferable. You may not give your account in use to another person or legal entity without the permission of the Owner. You are responsible of watching over your sessions of use of the Site and assume full liability.
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This application retrieves certain Data property of its Users for functional (allowing the complete and correct functioning of the Site from the User’s end) and statistical (monitoring and evaluation of the Site, its traffic and usage for internal audit) purposes. The Data retrieved is the following and by means of the specified services:
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International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas – ICARDA
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