|Author||Simon M. KARUME, Kelvin K. OMIENO|
|Issue Date||November 01, 2011|
|Publishing Date||November 01, 2011|
|Keywords||E-research, e-infrastructure, synergizing, embeddedness, higher education institutions (HEIs)|
It is expected that improved connectivity will enable African Tertiary education and research institutions to generate a proportionate amount of intellectual property goods to achieve parity with the rest of the world. Nevertheless this vision can only be attained through intensive collaborative activities. The emergence of large-scale e-infrastructure projects in Africa reflects a trend toward more complex configurations of scientific collaboration. ....