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Third consecutive year in IST-Africa

Máximo Ramírez Robles, member of the AFRICA BUILD Consortium, traveled to Mauritius to present the paper "Exploring Three Approaches to Offer Distance Learning Courses through a Social Network of Health Researchers in Three African Countries" in IST-Africa 2014.

AFRICA BUILD has been present on the last three IST-Africa conferences arranged during the last years. IST-Africa is a strategic collaboration between IIMC (Ireland) and Ministries and National Councils responsible for Information Society, ICT and/or STI (Science, Technology & Innovation) adoption, policy and research in 18 African Countries.

Focused on Information Society and ICT Policy Dialogues, International Development and Research Cooperation and Community Building, IST-Africa 2014 brought together senior representatives of leading public, private, education and research organisations from 50 countries to discuss policy, share insight and identify collaboration opportunities.