Access to research is crucial to strengthen the developing world's science base. But the high costs of journal subscriptions mean even prestigious institutes in poorer countries cannot afford the journals they need.
Brains Network editor Marc Mcilhone backs open sharing in the second article on how to support online science journalism in Africa.
Recognising common ground is the first step towards concrete ways of enhancing the work of both scientists and development practitioners.
Argentinean companies and cooperatives have launched a free-software initiative to help develop products for public and private sectors.
13 May 2013
UNESCO has announced that it will support a number of initiatives aimed at boosting a culture of open access to science research in Latin America and the Caribbean.
23 April 2013