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.
This document provides a rapid review of the relevant literature on the research and knowledge system in Sierra Leone, and looks at the research landscape, higher education system and the extent of use of research in policy making.
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.
A discussion about improving research access and communication in Sierra Leone, with a focus on a pilot project which is exploring ways of increasing awareness of the online research literature available and enabling researchers to make better use of it in their work.
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.
This report presents the findings of research conducted by the Research Information Network (RIN) to explore and provide insights and understanding into the policy and financial commitments within the research sectors of Kenya, Malawi, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
This report documents findings from consultation visits undertaken during February 2009 as part of the Sida supported project “Strengthening access to and production within the Nicaraguan research and university system”.