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RAIN-WANA has delivered to its partners a fully-integrated information and knowledge management platform for libraries and research centers. 

Objectives of RAIN-WANA are to: 

  • Provide a fully-integrated and sustainable information repository, tailored to the needs of partners involved in agricultural research for development in the WANA region
  • Develop a regional community of practice on practical information exchange for participating organizations to share experiences
  • Provide capacity strengthening to partners, including training to national institutions on all aspects of information and knowledge management, including the provision of information system tools and technologies
  • Develop a national group of specialists that can manage the system, linking content and services to existing information systems
  • Support national policies and strategies for agricultural information management and dissemination