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Recognizing Africa’s role in the global knowledge economy.

Invention in Africa: Open AIR shares its Model at CAAS 2019

By Uchenna Felicia Ugwu Africa is becoming recognized as an important hub of informal innovation, which should not be excluded or ignored by formal systems for IP…

Uchenna Ugwu June 27, 2019

ICTS in Agricultural Production and Potential Deployment in Operationalising Geographical Indications in Uganda

Authored by: Tesh Dagne and Chidi Oguamanam Abstract: The purpose of this study was to explore the role that agricultural information and communication technologies…

Tesh Dagne August 27, 2018

IP Implications for Food Security in Africa

Cross-posted from U of S Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research Centre By Uchenna Ugwu  Can you tell me a bit about yourself? I am a PhD student at the University…

Uchenna Ugwu August 10, 2018

Open Data's Effect on Food Security

Agricultural data is a vital resource in the effort to address food insecurity. This data is used across the food-production chain. For example, farmers rely on…

Jeremy de Beer June 21, 2017

A Data Commons for Food Security

Jeremiah Baarbé, Meghan Blom, and Jeremy de Beer Publication Date: 20 June 2017 Download: A Data Commons for Food Security (918KB) We propose a ‘data commons’,…

Jeremiah Baarbe June 20, 2017

Briefing Note: Managing Benefits from Traditional Knowledge (TK)

Published by Open AIRPublication Date: 2014 Download: Briefing Note: Managing Benefits from Traditional Knowledge (TK) (403kb) This 2014 Briefing Note highlights…

Open AIR January 1, 2014