During April 2020, INASP asked researchers from 94 countries and across the whole spectrum of academic disciplines: “What impact, if any, do you think that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will have on your research work?”. This paper shares the findings.
This article looks at a pilot project that was set up in 2013 by the UbuntuNet Alliance and INASP to work with National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) in order to tackle the problem of the ‘last kilometre’ when accessing and contributing to global research.
A report of the work carried out with the Department for Environmental Affairs (DEA) as part of the VakaYiko project in South Africa and a reflection of the lessons learned through the course of the project.
This report reflects upon and documents the ways in which the VakaYiko consortium has sought to establish and maintain engagement with government institutions at different levels in Ghana, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.
This report reviews the Library and Information Science (LIS) Pilot Project in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia, suggests ways forward and outlines what worked, as well as what might be improved.
This article discusses the ‘Developing Capacity for Health Information Access and Use’ programme which ran from 2008 to 2011 and aimed to influence the training capacity of an entire sector in a single country (Vietnam) over the long term.
In this case study Hasina Afroz, University Librarian at BRAC University, outlines the changes that were made over the course of seven years to significantly improve BRAC University Library with the aim of developing a 21st Century world-class knowledge resource centre.
In this case study Haseeb Md. Irfanullah describes his experience as an AuthorAID mentor and why passionate mentors and enthusiastic researchers are instrumental to developing a strong research culture.