Four ACA2K project members -- Lead Researcher Dr. Dick Kawooya, Principal Investigator Dr. Tobias Schonwetter, South African researcher Caroline Ncube and project advisor Andrew Rens -- are among the delegates from around the world gathered this week at the University of Cape Town (UCT) for the A2K Global Academy conference.
The A2K Global Academy, spearhead by the Information Society Project (ISP) at Yale University, is a network of academic centres dedicating themselves to research, education and policy engagement on access to knowledge (A2K) matters. The Academy has partners in Brazil, Canada, China, Ethiopia, India, Lebanon, Syria, Tunisia, the United States and two ACA2K study countries: Egypt and South Africa.
The gathering at UCT runs today and tomorrow, 18-19 January.
Posted 18 January 2011
By ACA2K Research Manager Chris Armstrong, Nairobi