On Sunday 2 October, Simon Hodson, CODATA Executive Director participated in a panel and more general discussions at a Pre-ICRI Workshop on Improving Data Sharing and Re-use in and for Africa.
The workshop was organised by DIRISA in partnership with RDA and DST and held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre prior to ICRI, the International Conference on Research Infrastructures.
“Delegates from 29 countries gathered to attend this workshop and shared their knowledge, challenges and insights on Data Sharing and Re-use in and for Africa. During the workshop, plenary discussions were held to discuss among other topics i.e. Common and Key Issues on Data Sharing and Re-use; Challenges and Opportunities in Regional and Continental Integration; Global Participation in Data Infrastructures to Support Research Data Sharing in Africa and Actions to Consolidate and Accelerate Vibrant Research Collaboration in Africa.”