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TCC Africa – the Training Centre in Communication is the first African-based training centre to teach effective communication skills to scientists. | tcc-africa.org
Science for Africa empowers scientists in Africa to address critical issues relevant to the continent through scientific research. | science4africa.org
AuthorAid is a free pioneering global network that provides support, mentoring, resources and training for researchers in low- and middle-income countries. | authoraid.info
Open Access in Africa network partners and collaborators
Access 2 Perspectives is a consultancy collective for Open Science Communication in Africa and Europe | access2perspectives.com
Vilsquare – offers validated tailored data sets and insights about African opportunities without the necessity of being physically present. | vilsquare.org
Peer Community in … (PCI) is a free recommendation process of scientific preprints (and published articles) based on peer-reviews. | peercommunityin.org
eLearning Africa is the International Conference & Exhibition on ICT for Education, Training & Skills Development. | elearning-africa.com
Open Science MOOC is designed to help equip students and researchers with the skills they need to excel in a modern research environment. | opensciencemooc.eu
Africa Open Science Hardware (
PREreview‘s mission is to bring more diversity to scholarly peer review by supporting and empowering community of researchers, particularly those at early stages of their career (ECRs) to review preprints. | prereview.org
Code for Africa is a people-driven movement that aims to empower active citizenry and strengthen civic watchdogs to help government shape and improve its services to citizens. | codeforafrica.org
The African Science Initiative (ASI) is an African-led project seeking to facilitate and promote networking between young African scientists from all around the world. | africanscienceinitiative.org
r0g_agency for open culture and critical transformation has a focus on creating sustainable open systems solutions with mechanisms of sustainable open culture methodologies using appropriate and community-based resources and technologies including Open Source (i.e. FOSS and Open Hardware), Open Educational Resources (OER), Open Data and related Open ICT4D, DIY, and Up-Cycling methodologies. | openculture.agency
The Open African Repository (OAR) is a web platform (website) that will regroup links to various contents produced by Africans | github.com/JustinyAhin/open-african-repository
Under the Microscope is a science communication initiative that promotes the creation of science content particularly in Africa. | underthemicroscope.net
The Psychological Science Accelerator is a globally distributed network of psychological science laboratories representing over 70 countries on all six populated continents, that coordinates data collection for democratically selected studies. | psysciacc.org
The African Science Literacy Network (ASLN) is a partnership between scientists and journalists that supports more accurate science communication to the general population. | africanscilit.org
Institute for Globally Distributed Open Research and Education (IGDORE) is an independent research institute dedicated to improve the quality of science, science education, and quality of life for scientists, students and their families. | igdore.org
Open Knowledge Maps is a charitable non-profit organization dedicated to improving the visibility of scientific knowledge for science and society and operates the largest visual search engine for research in the world, which enables a diverse set of stakeholders to explore, discover and make use of scientific content. | openknowledgemaps.org