International collaboration for long-term changes
Six master's degree students from Mozambique have been admitted to the Swedish School of Library and Information Science, as well as one doctoral student who is expected to begin studies. The aim is to increase competencies, which in the long term can lead to the development of a library and information science education in Mozambique.
A new collaboration has been initiated between the Universidade Eduardo Mondlane in Mozambique and The Swedish School of Library and Information Science at the University of Borås and the Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH). Two similar projects are already underway--one with a university in Rwanda to develop the library and the other with a university in Uganda to strengthen doctoral education. The projects are included in Sida's "Research Training Partnership Programme" and are five...