AOSP Frameworks guiding National Governments in Africa

As part of the deliverables of the African Open Science Platform, frameworks are being developed to guide governments in countries in Africa towards trusted and responsible data curation. The timeline for the frameworks: 30 August 2018: Progress report (incl. framework on the framework)  31 October 2018: Submit final draft framework & roadmap  3-4 November 2018 […]

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Deployment of Open Data Driven Solutions for Socio-Economic Value through Good Governance and Efficient Public Service Delivery, 30 August 2018

AOSP presentation during the third seminar in the Innovation for Inclusive Development (IID) series. The seminars are hosted by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology (DST). The information collected and the recommendations made will be used to inform and influence government policy via the DST. […]

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AOSP High-level Stakeholder Meeting & Calendar for Sept – Dec 2018

As part of its commitment to African STI cooperation, South Africa – through the African Open Science Platform (AOSP) project – is working towards the advancement of the open science agenda elsewhere on the continent and within regional frameworks, along with many other stakeholders. AOSP plays a strategic role, through which African-wide development and coordination […]

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Release of SA Draft White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation – 10 Sept. 2018

Science, technology and innovation enabling sustainable and inclusive development in a changing world https://www.dst.gov.za/index.php/media-room/latest-news/2621-new-draft-white-paper-on-science-technology-and-innovation Also see the Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa 2024 (Please share news on adoption of strategies within your countries with AOSP) Full paper available at https://www.dst.gov.za/images/2018/Draft-White-paper–on-STI-7_09.pdf  Twenty years after the adoption of the first White Paper on Science and Technology […]

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