Introduction: Open data and Africa
Data Science Journal
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This introduction outlines the contents of the special collection “Open Data and Africa”, which documents the goals and aspirations associated with Open Data means in Africa today: what opportunities they offer, what challenges they pose and what the implications follow from the increasing political and institutional support for this concept.
This work was funded by the Leverhulme Trust Research Grant “Beyond the Digital Divide” (award number RPG-2013-153) and the European Research Council Starting Grant “The Epistemology of Data-Intensive Science” (award number 335925).
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Vol. 17, p.5