Task Group on the Preservation of and Access to Scientific and Technical Data in Developing Countries

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Task Group on the Preservation of and Access to Scientific and Technical Data in Developing Countries
The objectives of this CODATA Task Group are to 1) promote a deeper understanding of the needs of developing countries with regard to long-term preservation, archiving, and access to scientific and technical (S&T) data; 2)advance the development and adoption of improved S&T data archiving procedures, technologies, standards, and policies, with special attention to these efforts in developing countries; and 3) provide an interdisciplinary forum and mechanisms for exchanging information about S&T data archiving requirements and activities, with particular focus on the concerns and needs of developing countries.
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* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
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