i2connect Glossary

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AAS Agricultural Advisory Service
AS Advisory Services database
Advisor Agent who assists clients in decision making, for example through linking clients to relevant knowledge and actors, and facilitating the decision making process. The i2connect project focusses on agents who assist clients in innovation processes
AFKIS Agricultural and Forestry Knowledge and Innovation System
AKIS Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation System
Attitude Mindset, expressed in specific behavior. For example, supporting interactive innovation processes requires an attitude of openness and appreciation for the contribution of all actors involved
CA Consortium Agreement
Communication trainer A person that has mastered the skills of facilitating discussion, providing helpful feedback to others, and presenting training content in an engaging manner (Beebe, S. A.,2007)
CoP Communities of Practice
DMP Data Management Plan
DL Deliverable leader
EUFRAS European Forum for Agricultural and Rural Advisory Services
FA Financial Adviser
Facilitator Someone who helps a person or organization do something more easily or find their own answer to a problem, by discussing things and suggesting ways of doing things
FAIR Findable, accessible, interoperable and re-usable
FBO Farmer Based Organization
GA General Assembly
GDPR General Data Protection Regulation
GFRAS Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services
Interactive innovation process Process in which actors with complementary knowledge (practical, entrepreneurial, scientific) work together for developing solutions to specific challenges, make them ready to put into practice and disseminate results to a wider audience
IP Innovation Platform
KPIs: Key Performance Indicators
MB Management Board
Network A system of interrelated actors. The i2connect project focusses on networks of actors who need the contributions from each other to develop new practices for responding to specific challenges
Operational Groups (OG) Operational Groups (OG)
ORDP Open Research Data Pilot
Peer to peer learning Learning between individuals who practice a similar profession
PMB Project Management Board
PO Project Officer at REA
PC Project Coordinator
PM Project Manager
REA Research Executive Agency
RAS Rural Advisory Services
Standard Committee on Agricultural Research, Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems
TLs Task leaders
The activity of learning or teaching the skills and knowledge needed for a particular job or activity
Training of Trainers concept Course or workshop for trainers. Training of trainers is the same as Train the Trainers
VAT Value added tax
WP Work Plan
WPs Workpackages
WPLs Work Package Leaders