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The African Open Science Platform (AOSP)


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Overview presented during the 11th RDA Plenary, Berlin, Germany.

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The African Open Science Platform (AOSP)

  1. 1. The African Open Science Platform Policy | Infrastructure | Skills | Incentives Presented by Ina Smith @ismonet
  2. 2. Tunisia Data Computing Centre el Khawarizmi Kenya Data Centre & Services @ Research & Education Network (KENET) SouthAfrica DIRISA, Data Intensive Research Cloud Infrastructure Initiatives – ARC, SADIRC, Ilifu High PerformanceComputing Centres Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, SA, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe OpenDatafor Africa African Development Bank Initiatives,HPCCs,Services
  3. 3. Square Kilometre Array H3ABioNet Genomics Data GBIF Biodiversity Data InternationalCollaborations
  4. 4. ICTInfrastructure ASREN WACREN UbuntuNet
  5. 5. Challenges Policy & IP Government Funding Power Supply Slow & Unstable Internet No Central Data Storage Obsolete Computer Infrastructure Trust & Awareness Skills
  6. 6. Join us in Botswana! The African Open Science Platform Project is an outcome of the Accord on Open Data in a Big Data World Directed by