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A librarian in Myanmar is modernizing the way of delivering literature to students, a physiotherapist in Ethiopia is finding better ways to treat his patients and a researcher in Zimbabwe is tackling the burden of diabetes. These are just some of the many stories we hear from Research4Life user. Read more below on this page, and discover other stories from the community.

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New nonprofit launched to support Research4Life

Friends of Research4Life, a new 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in the United States, was launched to support the critical mission of Research4Life to enable full participation in the global information environment. Organizations and individuals can now make contributions that directly benefit Research4Life programs.

Africa doubles research output over past decade, moves towards a knowledge-based economy – Research Trends
Ylann Schemm looks at the factors contributing to a promising trend of African research output. The author cites many : increased funding, significant policy changes within countries, improved research infrastructure, both human and physical and others – but she notes
Watch the FAO webcast on the 10th Anniversary of AGORA from Rome, Italy – FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva
AGORA, a programme that brings key scientific literature on food, agriculture and related fields to students, researchers and scientists, has become a crucial tool for some of the world’s poorest countries. Access to information is key to develop agriculture and
Research4Life: A User Experience Review
In January 2010, R4L contracted Edmond Gaible of The Natoma Group to conduct a User Experience Review, which was to assess key factors that affect the influence of Research4Life on developing-country participation in the activities of the global research community,
United Nations – Food and Agriculture Organization Radio: 10th anniversary of Research4Life’s AGORA agricultural program
  10th anniversary of Research4Life’s AGORA agricultural program African librarians win the Research4Life competition 18 September 2013, Rome— This week marks the 10th anniversary of Research4Life’s AGORA agricultural program – a program coordinated by FAO, together with major publishers
FAO Press Release: Bridging the information gap in agriculture
AGORA makes online scientific literature available to over 100 poor countries – Tenth anniversary celebrated in Rome 16 September 2013, Rome – AGORA, a programme that brings key scientific literature on food, agriculture and related fields to students, researchers and scientists,
Elsevier Connect: Q&A with Stephen Rudgard as AGORA celebrates its 10th anniversary
Equipping agricultural scientists in the developing world with the research they need   Stephen Rudgard is the Chief of Knowledge and Capacity for Development at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome. He heads a global team that manages programs aimed
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