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SciDev.Net interviews on the RFI


SciDev.Net conducted an interview with Prof. Carel IJsselmuiden, Executive Director of COHRED, and Dr. Glaudina Loots, Department of Science and Technology (DST), South Africa, for their input following the RFI Conference in Brussels on September 28th, 2016.


CAAST-Net Plus backs the RFI


The Research Fairness Initiative (RFI) was front page news on the CAAST-Net Plus website in mid-August 2016. The article published by CAAST-Net Plus discussed two RFI African workshops held in Abuja, Nigeria, at the Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) and in Dakar, Senegal, at the Cheikh Anta Diop University (UCAD).

To access the article, click here.


Global Consultation 3


The COHRED Fairness Index (CFI) has undergone many changes since our last Newsletter in December 2015. With the feedback from our Technical Working Group (TWG) and the input received at the Colloquium in April at the Wellcome Trust last year, we were able to create metrics by which partners would be assessed as fair collaborators against certain criteria.  Continue reading