Call for conference abstracts & posters: SciDataCon-IDW 2018

See https://www.scidatacon.org/IDW2018/ The IDW2018 Programme/Scientific Committee is looking forward receiving your abstracts for the upcoming conference 5-8 November 2018. Please diarise the date, and attend, even if you do not plan to present. Looking forward welcoming all at this very important conference!

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ICT Infrastructure in support of African Research Collaboration and Data Sharing

High and trusted Internet connectivity is a requirement for research conducted towards advancing discoveries and innovation, especially where researchers work in collaboration with peers globally to address challenges faced in terms of diseases, climate change, food security and more. The launch of WACREN – the Western and Central African Research and Education Network providing Internet […]

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Commonwealth academies release climate change statement

The role of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) – also on Climate Change Interview with Prof Roseanne Diab, Executive Director, ASSAf https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JOisBftSuU The African Open Science Platform is managed by ASSAf, directed by CODATA, with financial funding from the SA Dept. of Science and Technology, through the National Research Foundation (NRF).

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NADRE becoming the new entry to quality Ethiopian research output

ASSAf – through the African Open Science Platform project – during 19 to 21 February 2018, participated in a workshop and conference which was organized and funded with the help of the German Cooperation (implemented by GIZ Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the Ethiopian Education Strategy Center, EthERNet and the Ethiopian Ministry of Education. […]

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Africa Celebrating Open Data Day 3 March 2018

Also see AIMS Open Data Days Please email any event info you might have to ina@assaf.org.za, and we will gladly add! Burkina Faso State of Open Data in Burkina Faso Ethiopia OpenCon2018 Addis Ababa Kenya Nairobi Mapathon Niger Training Researchers on Skills & Competencies for Practicing Open Science Tanzania Online Mapathon for Open Data

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