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Agroecology for farmers: The linguistic issue

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Title : English Agroecology for farmers: The linguistic issue
Turkish Çiftçiler için Agroekoloji: Dil sorunu

Language : English English

Descriptions : English Agroecology means that agriculture is a part of ecological systems. Agroecology thus promotes biodiversity and support multicultural production. Farmers are benefiting from the digital revolution that allow access to agroecological knowledge. Although internet access to information resources is becoming less problematic, the issue of language barrier is particularly critical. This chapter therefore focuses on the need for farmers to access useful information, with focus on language barriers. The linguistic issue is addressed using the Organic.Edunet experience ( Organic.Edunet is a learning portal that provides access to high-quality and trusted digital learning resources on organic agriculture and agroecology. These resources are used by students, teachers and farmers, as well as the general public interested in the subject. Organic.Edunet is used in this chapter as a use-case for analysing the benefit of truly multilingual portal in the agroecological field. Automated multilingual services introduced in the portal are described as well as the study of the analytics that shows the need to access information without the language barrier. A professional approach is described for demonstrating the benefit for farmers and teachers to use such thematic and multilingual portal. Then the importance of new content is mentioned to ensure the update of the information as well as the sustainability of such tools.

Keywords : English 0rganic farming
English agroecology
English CLIR
English agricultural learning repositories
English multilingual content

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Aggregation Level : Level 1

Version : English Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 14

Status : Final

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Date : 2014-10-15
name : Springer International Publishing AG
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Contribute : Role : Initiator
Date : 2015-10-15
name : Zeynel Cebeci
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organization : Çukurova Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Biyometri ve Genetik Anabilim Dalı

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Language : English English
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Interactivity Type : Expositive

Learning Resource Type : Farmer training

Interactivity Level : Low

Semantic Density : Medium

Intended End User Role : Learner

Context : Professional Formation

Typical Age Range : Turkish 18Ü

Difficulty Level : Medium

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Description : English Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 14 Volume 14 of the series Sustainable Agriculture Reviews pp 331-343 Date: 10 June 2014

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Source : English AGRICOLA

Entry : Life Sciences

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Keywords : English agroecology
Turkish agroekoloji
English multilingual content
Turkish çok dilli içerik
English organic farming
Turkish organik tarım