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 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.
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.
This document is a general strategy for policy dialogues and knowledge cafes to help guide the planning process and preparation of these events as well as the communication with partner ministries, carried out as part of the VakaYiko programme.