• Membership

    Any individual interested in research data in social sciences or beyond can become a member of IASSIST. Current members are …

  • Upcoming Events

    Understanding Data Anonymization Webinar by Kristi Thompson  .Western University  Date:  15th August 2024.  Time:   3pm – 5pm East African Time …

  • Activities

    IASSIST Africa partners with different academic and information institutions to carry trainings in Data research management. The trainings help to …

  • HOST IASSIST 2025 & 2026

    Call for expressions of interest to host IASSIST Africa Chapter Regional Workshop for 2025 and 2026.The International Association of Social …

About IASSIST Africa Chapter

The IASSIST Africa Chapter is affiliated to International Association for Social Science Information Service and Technology (IASSIST) which is an international organization of professionals working with information technology and data services to support research and teaching in the social sciences and beyond. IASSIST has a membership of over 300 from Academia, Government, Non-profit sector, Private sector all over the world.

IASSIST Africa chapter was officially launched in 2021 during the Ist IASSIST Africa Regional Workshop held in Kampala, Uganda. The Africa Chapter has membership of African countries which include Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, South Africa among others. Every year, IASSIST Africa Chapter holds a regional workshop where its members in that region come together to discuss and share emerging trends and issues affecting IT, research and data services. The 3rd IASSIST Africa Regional Workshop was held in Pretoria, South Africa 18th-20th October 2023.


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Call of Abstracts for the 4th IASSIST Africa Regional Workshop

Main theme: Transforming Africa Through Data: Innovations, Governance, and Sustainable Development.

Date: 23rd  – 26th  October 2024.

Host: Parliament of Kenya. Nairobi, Kenya

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