Sign up! online training courses on scholarly communication and information management in least developed countries!

The UN Technology Bank and FAO are excited to work together to support the delivery of online training activities for the 47 least developed countries to enhance access to recent scientific knowledge, and thus give them the opportunity to participate fully in the global scientific community. 
The courses are set to be delivered in June and October 2020.
Two editions of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) will be run entitled: Research4Life Online Training Tools to develop capacities in information use, scholarly communication and information management in least developed countries”. The courses will be delivered with the objective of equipping researchers in educational, research, and policy institutions in these countries with the knowledge and the skills required to access and use information effectively and efficiently. 

This course was developed for librarians, information professionals, IT specialists, researchers, academics, lecturers, educators, students including graduates and post graduates, and professionals, such as doctors, policy makers, extensionists, lawyers, social workers and statisticians in the eligible countries and institutions.

Participants are expected to spend on average six to eight hours per week on lessons and activities, such as contributing to discussion forums and webinars.

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