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Regional Workshop on Benefits of Open Access for Research Dissemination, Usage, Visibility and Impact, Pretoria, South Africa
The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAF) is organizing a regional workshop on open access to scientific knowledge in partnership with EIFL and UNESCO. Participants to the workshop will discuss the possible impact of the fair use economy in Africa and put forward sound arguments for its promotion within developing countries. They will also look at Open Access Policies in Africa and how operational activities can champion national Open Access policies. The workshop will also be the occasion to identify collaborative work opportunities on existing multilingual platform for the sharing of open scientific resources.