• AAS Open Research is a platform for rapid publication and open peer review for researchers |
  • African Open Science Platform initiative (AOSP), funded by the South African Department of Science and Technology (DST) through the National Research Foundation (NRF), and implemented and managed by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), is a pan-African project for Africa by Africa. |
  • African Science Initiative – a community movement to engage ECRs across Africa and get them connected |
  • AfricaOSH provides people interested in open science and hardware an alternative to traditional intellectual property (IP) and closed systems as a means to achieve locally adaptable technologies that will foster economic growth in Africa. |
  • APSOHA – the Association for the Promotion of Open Science in Haiti and (francophone) Africa – is open to all academics, men and women, students and teachers, who share the values of fair open science and wish to adopt its practices, but also to civil society organizations and citizens of Haiti and Africa who wish to cooperate more with their country’s universities in the general interest. |
  • Association of African Universities |
  • B3Africa – Bridging Biobanking and Biomedical Research across Europe and Africa to improve and facilitate the development of better predictive, preventive, and personalized health care worldwide. |
  • CODESRIA – Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa |
  • DICAMES is the institutional digital archive of the (francophone) African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education (CAMES), a platform that aims to preserve and disseminate all scientific production in French-speaking African countries. |
  • EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) is a not-for-profit organization that works with libraries to enable access to knowledge in developing and transition economy countries in Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America. |
  • eLearning Africa is the International Conference & Exhibition on ICT for Education, Training & Skills Development. |
  • Future Africa is a project to increase collaboration across the continent |
  • International African Institute is maintaining a list of repositories within the African continent as a service to African studies research and scholarship in line with our remit to promote the dissemination of knowledge from and on Africa. |
  • ISC Africa – The International Science Council was created in 2018. The ISC Regional Office for Africa (ISC ROA) endeavours to ensure that the voice of African scientists influence the international science agenda and that scientists from Africa are fully involved in international research programmes guided by regional priorities.|
  • Le Grenier de Savoir // The Attic of Knowledge – Open access journals to feed humanity with quality knowledge |
  • LIBSENSE is building communities of practice and strengthening local and national services to support open science and research in Africa. |
  • Next Einstein Forum is a platform that connects science, society and policy in Africa and the rest of the world – with the goal to leverage science for human development globally. |
  • OER Africa is undertaking collaborative work to develop critical cognitive skills and competences of key higher education stakeholders to harness OER practices in ways that resolve some of the deep- seated pedagogical challenges facing African higher education institutions. |
  • Open African Repository is an open source web platform that will regroup links to various contents produced by Africans |
  • UNESCO Global Open Access portal – Africa |



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Sierra Leone

South Africa

  • The Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO) SA  is South Africa’s premier open-access (free to access and free to publish) searchable full-text journal database in service of the South African research community. |
  • ZivaHub – University of Cape Town Figshare repository |






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