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    • Developing Appropriate Research Services for Kenyan Researchers 

      Muia, Peter; Osure, Ronald; Kashorda, Meoli (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Emerging African National Research and Education Network build and maintain advanced broadband networks that interconnect universities and research institutes1. The NRENs not only provide basic Internet and shared services ...
    • e-Agri Transport Network Ghana 

      Obeng, Albert Yeboah (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Nearly seventy percent of the population of most African countries are directly engaged in the production and distributing of food. Across the continent, food production, distribution and consumption are perhaps the most ...
    • e-Learning Using Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks to Support Teaching and Learning in Rural Zambia 

      Chaamwe, Nchimunya; Shumba, Langstone (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Zambia is faced with a widening gap in the provision of education between urban and rural areas. E-Learning also known as online learning maybe the solution to the learning and teaching challenges experienced in rural ...
    • An Evaluation of Peering and Traffic Engineering in the Pan-African Research and Education Network: A case for Software Defined Internet Exchange Points 

      Chavula, Josiah; Sibanda, Clifford C.L. (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Despite an increase in the number of Internet eXchange Points (IXPs) in Africa, as well as proliferation of submarine and terrestrial fibre optic cable systems, a large proportion of Internet traffic exchanged among Africa’s ...
    • Global Open Exchange Points and Research and Education Networking Futures 

      Smith, Dale (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Work is underway to develop a set of principles that are intended to guide the interconnection of national and regional research and education networks. These principles have the concept of a Global Open Exchange Points ...
    • GT-VoA: Videos On Demand as Learning Objects 

      Damasceno, André; Drumond, Rafael; Soares Neto, Carlos de Salles; Marins, André; valle, Rafael (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      The use of multimedia resources inside classroom is increasingly common, making the learning process more participatory and interactive. Learning objects (LOs) are entities that can be used, reused or referenced during ...
    • Impact of Improved Internet Access and Other Factors on Researcher Behaviour and their Intellectual Property Output 

      Ndiwalana, Ali; Tusubira, Francis F. (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      The volume of intellectual property output of African universities and research institutions and their contribution to the global research discourse is very low, and it is not commensurate with the quality and quantity of ...
    • The Integration of library and e-learning systems: the case of selected public universities in Tanzania 

      Mtega, Wulystan P.; Benard, Ronald (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      The current study investigated how library and e-learning services can be integrated together for improving teaching and learning in selected higher learning institutions in Tanzania. Specifically the study identified ...
    • Interoperability, Integration and Standardization of e-Health Initiatives in Malawi: Current Efforts and Prospects 

      Mwakilama, Shawo; Chawani, Marlen; Monawe, Maganizo; Kapokosa, Gibson; Gadabu, Oliver (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Since its inception in Malawi, e-health continues to offer new opportunities for improving health-care delivery in the country. In places where implementations are done right, it enables proper and easy management of ...
    • Jointly exploiting data and distributed computing eInfrastructure 

      Banda, Tiwonge; Barbera, Roberto; Becker, Bruce; Carrubba, Carla; Inserra, Giuseppina; Kanellopoulos, Christos; Koumantaros, Kostas; Mayo-García, Rafael; Núñez De Villavicencio, Luis; Prnjat, Ognjen; Ricceri, Rita; Rodriguez-Pascual, Manuel; Rubio-Montero, Antonio; Ruggieri, Federico (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      CHAIN-REDS promotes and supports technological and scientific collaboration across different e-Infrastructures established and operated in various continents. To this, it has included data related capabilities so any user ...
    • NRENs Cloud Infrastructure Framework (NRENs-CLIF): Case Study of SADC Region 

      Suresh, Nalina; Mbale, Jameson (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Recently, the appealing features of cloud computing have been driving its integration into the ICT component of the education sector. In view of this, the NRENS in developed countries are adopting Cloud computing as its ...
    • The Potential for unified backbone optical transmission in Zambia: The analysis 

      Mulenga, Chanda; Sumbwanyambe, Mbuyu (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Information and Communications Technology (ICTs) and telecommunication service provision in developing countries is undergoing speedy progress and inspiring numerous deployments. It has been looked upon as a substitute to ...
    • Promoting the growing and access to scientific literature through NRENs in Africa 

      Mulhanga, Marangaze Munhepe; Lima, Solange Rito; Massingue, Venâncio; Ferreira, João Nuno (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Currently, it is undeniable the role of the Internet in sustaining knowledge growth through a multitude of technologies, user devices and network infrastructures. National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) promote ...
    • SE-CNC - A Brazilian Experimental Cloud Storage Service 

      Araujo, Roberto; Da Silva, Carlos Eduardo; Diniz, Thomás; Medeiros, Tainá; Marins, André; Stanton, Michael (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Cloud-based storage services are increasingly common tools in the everyday life of teachers and researchers. Thus, the Cloud business model is a trend for those who are looking for scalability, availability, flexibility ...
    • Strategy for Implementation of e-Learning: lessons from the case of JKUAT and CUCK 

      Kihoro, John M.; Muya, Shadrack; Ibukah, Rachel (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      E-learning is a global move and Kenya has not been left behind. Like any other developing country, learning resources cannot meet the ever increasing demand of university education with over 120,000 qualifiers every year. ...
    • Successful deployment and key applications of Television White Space Networks (TVWS) in Malawi 

      Pinifolo, Jonathan; Rimer, Suvendi; Paul, Babu; Mikeka, Chomora; Mlatho, Justice; Momba, Lloyd (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Successful deployment and key applications with their social impact of the Malawi TVWS pilot project as of June 2014 is presented. The Malawi Television White Spaces (TVWS) Pilot Project was initiated due to the continually ...
    • Technical Capacity Building at KENET 

      Njue, Maureen Wanja; Aseda, Kennedy (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      Kenya Education Network (KENET) is the National Research and Education Network of Kenya. It promotes the use of ICT in Teaching, Learning and Research in Higher Education Institutions in Kenya. This includes building the ...
    • Towards AfricaConnect2 

      Stöver, Cathrin (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
    • Towards single Watt and nJoule/bit routing 

      Nungu, Amos; Olsson, Robert; Guo, Jiannan; Pehrson, Björn (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)
      We report on recent progress in our research on how to establish sustainable broadband markets in under-served areas, in this paper focusing on facilitating sustainable power supply by designing low power-consuming routers. ...
    • Trust and Identity Infrastructure Services Above the Network 

      Harding, Ann (UbuntuNet Alliance, 2014-11)