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ASKIA - Scientific knowledge from Africa, on Africa, to Africa and the World
Title: ASKIA - Scientific knowledge from Africa, on Africa, to Africa and the World
Creator: United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa
Abstract: The Access to Scientific and Socio-economic Information in Africa (ASKIA) Initiative is under the Public Information & Knowledge Managment Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. It defines a framework for bringing together scientific and socio-economic information for the African community, including scientists, researchers, academics, students, economists and, policy-makers, over an interactive online portal acting as a one-stop shop to such knowledge and associated information from/on Africa. The overall goal of the initiative is to strengthen knowledge discovery and access by tapping into global scientific and socio-economic knowledge on and from Africa. [according to site editor's information] ASKIA offers a federated search portal mainly for academic and socio-economic information on Africa from e.g. institutional repositories, Open Access databases. [editors ilissAfrica]
Keywords: African Studies; database; development cooperation; economy; science
Countries: Africa. General Resources
Subject areas: Information & Media ยป Libraries, Archives, Museums
Location of the site's editor: Ethiopia
Resource type: Web Portals, Virtual Libraries, Subject Gateways
Language: English
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