Monthly Archives: April 2011

1st Africa College International Conference: Food security, Health and Impact Knowledge Brokering

Date : 22nd-24th June 2011 Venue : Devonshire Hall, University of Leeds, UK Africa College, a research partnership led by University of Leeds. IITA and ICIPE is holding an international knowledge brokering conference on impact. The goal of this conference … Continue reading

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Google Grant for Nigeria ICT

On 8th March 2011, Google announced that they have made three grants through the Google Inc. Charitable Giving Fund of Tides Foundation. Amongst the grantees is the Nigeria ICT Forum. A $500,000 grant has been made to support efforts in … Continue reading

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HIFA-Zambia-a new collaboration to promote health care for all in Zambia

The Global Healthcare Information Network ( GHI-net ) and Zambia-UK Health Workforce Alliance are delighted to announce the forthcoming launch of HIFA-Zambia. HIFA-Zambia is a global communication platform addressing health issues in Zambia that will be piloted for one year. … Continue reading

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ITOCA Continuing Education and Professional Development Courses

The calendar for 3-5 day certified courses is out. The courses are aimed at enhancing skills for practising professionals through hands-on and practical skills in small groups. The courses are aimed at information managers, librarians, faculty and others. The topics … Continue reading

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Research in the Palm of Your Hand

Many publishers are designing platforms for mobile phones, but Alan Jackson, Aptivate, came up with the idea that these initiatives might also help researchers in countries with low bandwidth. Many publishers have shown great interest; Cambridge University Press has already … Continue reading

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