The 2016 Dakar Declaration on Open Science in Africa called for urgent action by institutions and governments for open access in order to better Science in Africa. Two years later, the continent is making strides in this direction.
In this lecture Professor Ismail Serageldin - Advocate for Open Science in Africa, Founding Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt and Former Vice-President of the World Bank – will share his insights and explore the case for the combined power of scholarly information in the service of the public good in Africa.
Date: Tuesday, 4 September 2018
Time: 17:00 for 17:30
Venue: National Research Foundation, Chief Albert Luthuli Auditorium, Meiring Naude Road, Brummeria, Pretoria
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