ITOCA (Information Training and Outreach Centre for Africa) is a capacity building organization aimed at enhancing information and communications technology (ICT) skills for African librarians, information specialists, scientists, researchers and students in Sub-Sahara Africa. Formerly, TEEAL Africa Office, ITOCA was established in February 1999 as a marketing and support office for Cornell University's Albert R. Mann Library TEEAL (The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library) programme for Africa . Now, ITOCA spearheads programme support for TEEAL, AGORA, HINARI and OARE in the region.

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ITOCA E-Resources Training Workshops
Our 2014 training workshops are scheduled as below (these are subject to change). Detailed information can be obtained by writing to
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HLG International Award
The HLG International Award was established in 2012 and is run in partnership with CILIP’s International Libraries Group (ILIG) and Partnerships in Health Information (Phi).

The award is aimed at h more...
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ITOCA and Cornell University receive joint grant to strengthen agricultural research in Africa
Cornell University and ITOCA Receive $4.9M Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grant to Expand TEEAL.

Pretoria, South Africa (January 6, 2014) – A $4.9 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will expand Cornell University’s agriculture research library for developing countries. The grant was made jointly to Cornell’s Mann Library and the more...
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CTA is still accepting applications for small grants to purchase TEEAL sets.
Hurry and get your application submitted. The offer of funding has been extended to eligible institutions.

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) has partnered with the TEEAL project of Cornell University in the United States to bring increased access to scholarly agricultural literature to qualifying more...

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