Brief Introduction Justin Chisenga President – IAALD Africa Chapter
Establishment <ul><li>21 – 26 May 2006, Nairobi, Kenya </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More than 200 participants </li></ul></ul><ul...
Executive Committee <ul><li>President – Justin Chisenga, Ghana </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President – Joseph Kiplang’at, Kenya...
Priority Areas: 2006 - 2009 <ul><li>Based on the outcomes/recommendations of the Nairobi 2006 Conference: </li></ul><ul><u...
Second Chapter Conference - 2009 <ul><li>13 – 17 July 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Accra, Ghana </li></ul><ul><li>Theme:  Toward...
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IAALD Africa Chapter - Introduction

  1. 1. Brief Introduction Justin Chisenga President – IAALD Africa Chapter
  2. 2. Establishment <ul><li>21 – 26 May 2006, Nairobi, Kenya </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More than 200 participants </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Support from: CTA, FAO, FARA, ASARECA, CABI, Ministry of Agric., (Kenya), Moi University, ITOCA, KACE, IDRC, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>26 May 2006 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Executive Committee elected and IAALD Africa Chapter inaugurated </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Executive Committee <ul><li>President – Justin Chisenga, Ghana </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President – Joseph Kiplang’at, Kenya </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President – Dady Demby, Senegal/Ghana </li></ul><ul><li>Secretary – Gracian Chimwaza, South Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Treasurer – Hilda Munyua, Kenya </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Representatives : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dickson Baguma, Uganda (East Africa) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Hashim Abdalla Muhsin, Sudan (North Africa) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elvira Timba, Mozambique (Southern Africa) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rosaline Njike, Cameroon (West Africa) </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Priority Areas: 2006 - 2009 <ul><li>Based on the outcomes/recommendations of the Nairobi 2006 Conference: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Investing in agricultural information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agricultural information communication and management (AICM) strategies and policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Institutional repositories and Open Access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e-Agriculture </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Second Chapter Conference - 2009 <ul><li>13 – 17 July 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Accra, Ghana </li></ul><ul><li>Theme: Towards Opening Access to Information and Knowledge in the Agricultural Sciences and Technology in Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Call for papers: http://www.iaald-africa.org </li></ul><ul><li>You are all invited!!! </li></ul>
  6. 6. THANK YOU!
  7. 7. Priority Areas

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