Connecting West & Central Africa to the global research and education network
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Published by Association of African Universities in Accra-North, Ghana .
Written in English


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Other titlesConnecting West and Central Africa to the global research and education network, Connectivity of African higher education institutions :, Connectivity of African higher education institutions.
Statementresearched and authored by Björn Pehrson and Anders Comstedt with contributions from Boubakar Barry ... [et al.]. Connectivity of African higher education institutions : addressing the demand for connectivity in West and Central Africa / Paul Hamilton ... [et al.].
ContributionsComstedt, Anders, Barry, Boubakar, Association of African Universities
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 60, 84, xi p. :
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25048139M
ISBN 109789988589484, 9789988589492
LC Control Number2011343368

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1. Background. WACREN is the West and Central African Research and Education Network which supports interconnections and fosters collaboration between R&E institutions in the region and international peers by building and operating a world class network infrastructure, developing state of the art services, promoting collaboration among national, regional, and international . West and Central Africa connects to the global R&E network to unleash its potential The EU-funded AfricaConnect2 project has just announced that, following the tender call to connect West and Central (W&C) Africa back in June , GÉANT has awarded a year contract to MainOne for connectivity services. Connecting via video-conference, GÉANT CEO Erik Huizer congratulated WACREN - as well as the network and equipment operators MainOne and XON – on the newly launched network, bringing the West and Central African Research Network into the global . Education in West Africa is a comprehensive critical reference guide to education in the region. Written by regional experts, the book explores the education systems of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. It critically examines .

  Angola Cables, WACREN to expand connectivity among West and Central African education institutions Angola Cables has announced an agreement with the West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN), the regional research and education network (REN) that facilitates interconnections between national RENs in West and Central Africa. Highlights Child Alert is a briefing series that presents the core challenges for children in a given crisis location at a given time. This issue examines attacks on children’s right to education in West and Central Africa, and provides examples of efforts to protect children and their learning opportunities in conflict-affected parts of the region. AfricaConnect2 supports the development of high-capacity internet networks for research and education across Africa. It builds on existing networks in Eastern and Southern Africa and North Africa and will extend connectivity into West and Central Africa. By collaborating with AfricaConnect2, the pan-European GÉANT network strengthens Europe's links with the African . Nine African countries have successfully established a sustainable National Research and Education Network promoting internet access to global educational resources and facilitating interaction at national and regional levels among universities and research institutions – boosting research productivity over the last decade.

Africa's global connections. especially in religion and education. This research theme involves the following projects: Mobile Africa revisited, communication, marginality and society in West, Central and Southern Africa. Mirjam de Bruijn. Research project, Completed. Muslim Africa’s global connections. Social Science and Medicine Africa Network 26 Equitable Education African Forum for Children’s Literacy in Science and Technology 27 Education Research Network for West and Central Africa 62 to the global research constit uency. Opinion - Globally, higher education policies have long been limited to assumptions and loose projections with little research-based evidence for policy. However, higher education has a . The West and Central Africa region has made impressive gains in recent decades, but still has a long way to go in terms of rural transformation. Economic growth has been slow over the past few years. GDP grew by an average of only per cent in the region in