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‘Making a Difference’: Where Are They Now?

Geoffrey Salanje
Geoffrey tells us how Research4Life continues to make a difference to teaching, learning and research, both within his institution and in the wider community.

By: Florence Robertson

2013 Unsung Heroes: Winner Stories

From Entomologist to Agricultural Librarian

Becoming a master trainer equipped one librarian to fuel evidence-based agricultural research and innovation in Uganda.

A Librarian by Passion and Profession

Cynthia Kimani embeds Research4Life training and usage across the ten campuses of the Kenyan Medical Research Institute.

Research4Life Case Studies

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Unsung Heroes: Stories from the Library

How access to scientific literature is building the global research community.

Making a Difference: Stories from the Field

How access to scientific literature is improving the livelihoods of communities around the world.


Here are some more examples of how the Research4Life programmes have impacted those working in developing countries.
Dr. Gamal Khalafalla Mohamed Ali

‘Making a Difference’: Where Are They Now?

Dr. Gamal Khalafalla Mohamed Ali By: Florence Robertson One of the inspirational stories included in 2011’s ‘Making a Difference’ was that of Dr. Gamal Khalafalla Mohamed Ali, Director General of Sudan’s Central Medical Supplies Public…

Dr. Pauline Byakika-Kibwika

HINARI Access to Research in Health

Antiretroviral drugs give HIV/AIDS sufferers a new lease of life in Uganda Improving People’s Lives Uganda, which lies in the Sub-Saharan region in Africa, was one of the hardest hit countries by the HIV/AIDS scourge…

Wilkista Nyaora Moturi

Online Access to Research in the Environment

Improving the lives of marginalized communities – Improving clean water and sanitation to defeat childhood diarrhea Improving People’s Lives Free access to peer-reviewed scientific journals has greatly improved the quality of research and teachings in…

Professor Paul Kimurto

Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture

Unlocking the farming potential of arid and semi-arid lands in Kenya Developing New Crop Technologies In the Koibatek and Bomet districts of Kenya, a new crop technology is being developed jointly by farmers and researchers….

The Oglek tribe on their ancestral homeland

Achieving Sustainable Watersheds

Research4Life’s OARE platform helps researchers in Kenya address local environmental challenges   For generations, the Ogiek tribe in Kenya’s Rift Valley has inhabited the Mau Forest in the Njoro River watershed, relying on the river…