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Recognizing Africa’s role in the global knowledge economy.

Perspectives on Research Excellence in the Global South: assessment, monitoring and evaluation in developing-country contexts

Authored by Robert Tijssen and Kraemer-Mbula   Abstract: Our article discusses various features of research excellence (RE) in Africa, framed within the context…

Erika Kraemer-Mbula October 1, 2017

Integrating Gender Perspectives into African Innovation Research

Authored by Jeremy de Beer, Katie Degendorfer, Meika Ellis, and Alyssa Gaffen. Gender inequality remains the reality in every country. Women and girls are often…

Jeremy de Beer September 21, 2017

Briefing Note: Optimising Benefits from Publicly Funded Research

Published by Open AIRPublication Date: 2014 Download: Optimising Benefits from Publicly Funded Research (323) This 2014 Briefing Note highlights Open AIR research…

Open AIR January 1, 2014

Briefing Note: Place-Based Branding for Locally Specific Products

Published by Open AIRPublication Date: 2014 Download: Briefing Note: Place-Based Branding for Locally Specific Products (392KB) This 2014 Briefing Note outlines…

Open AIR January 1, 2014

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

Briefing Note: Innovation Linkages between Formal and Informal Sectors

Published by Open AIRPublication Date: 2014 Download: Open A.I.R. Briefing Note: Innovation Linkages between Formal and Informal Sectors (360kb) This 2014 Briefing…

Open AIR January 1, 2014

WIPO Briefing Paper 3

ACA2K network membersPublication Date: 2009 Download : WIPO Briefing Paper 3: Research Findings from Africa Relevant to WIPO SCCR 19 This December 2009 Briefing…

African Copyright and Access to Knowledge December 1, 2009

WIPO Briefing Paper 2

ACA2K network members Publication Date: 2009 Download : WIPO Briefing Paper 2: Copyright & A2K in Africa: Research Findings on Limitations & Exceptions from…

African Copyright and Access to Knowledge May 1, 2009

WIPO Briefing Paper 1

ACA2K network membersPublication Date: 2009 Download : WIPO Briefing Paper 1: Research Findings from Africa in Relation to WIPO Development Agenda Priorities This…

African Copyright and Access to Knowledge April 1, 2009