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Access to Knowledge for Development Center

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The center was established as a regional research center to fill a void in academic scholarship in the area of knowledge and development in Egypt and the Arab World. 

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Dr Nagla Rizk



Women and Work: Egypt’s Informal Digital Economy Post COVID-19 in collaboration with Friedrich-Ebert- Stiftung (FES) Egypt

In this webinar, we aimed to explore and further investigate the opportunities and risks for women, in terms of work, in the digital economy in Egypt and especially new forms of more informal digital work.

January 31, 2022


Fairwork Egypt 2021 Ratings: Report Launch

The Fairwork Egypt 21 report evaluates the working conditions of seven digital labor platforms – FilKhedma, Mrsool, Orcas, Swvl, Talabat, Mongez, and Uber - against five principles of fairness—fair pay, fair conditions, fair contracts, fair management, and fair representation.

January 24, 2022


Global Innovation Index 2021: Insights into Innovation in Egypt

As part of the global launch of the 2021 Global Innovation Index report, A2K4D held an online panel titled ‘Global Innovation Index 2021: Insights into Innovation in Egypt’.

October 6, 2021



Knowledgemaze Blog

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Global Censorship and Access to Knowledge

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Egypt

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Open AIR Blog




Knowledgemaze is a blog for ideas in the making, thought processes and initial articulations surrounding access to knowledge.

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OpenAIR Blog

The Open African Innovation Research Partnership (Open AIR) blog is a platform for network members.

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