29. The Sci-GaIA project: final results, lessons learnt and opportunities for the African Communities of Practice
Prof. Roberto Barbera (University of Catania)
Stimulating intra-African collaboration
Sci-GaIA (www.sci-gaia.eu) is an EU funded project that ran from May 2015 to April 2017. Initially set out to create sustainable training to support scientific endeavour through Science Gateways and e-Infrastructures in Africa. To better motivate and to establish a clearer route to impact, the project shifted focus to embrace Open Science to better open up scientific achievements in Africa...
Mr James Chirwa (AFRINIC Ltd)
Technical support required for intra-African collaboration
AFRINIC LTD is one of the 5 Regional Internet Registry(RIR) and it’s service region covers the entire AFRICA continent and part of the Indian Ocean Islands, and it’s headquartered in Mauritius. AFRINIC’s core business include the distribution and management of Internet Protocol number resources (IPv4, IPv6 and ASN). AFRINIC also provides various services and trainings related to these IP...
Dr Marta Minwyelet (Federal Ministry of Health, Ethiopia)
How collaboration works
The mission of Peoples-uni (http://peoples-uni.org) is to build Public Health capacity to meet the enormous needs for improving the health of populations in Low- to Middle-Income Countries (LMICs). Open content and open access both facilitate the development of the programme we describe, and will further contribute to education for health professionals. Education is provided fully online, and...