Visit to Grenoble, France – April 2017

I participated in the ICSU World Data Systems Meeting and Workshop in my capacity as Project Manager for the African Open Science Platform project – see

Read more about Grenoble at the foot of the French Alps at

On the photo, from left to right:

Dr Simon Hodson (CODATA), Mustapha Mokrane (World Data Systems), Ina Smith (ASSAf), Susan Veldsman (ASSAf), and Prof Sandy Harrison (Centre for Past Climate Change at the University of Reading, United Kingdom and Macquarie University, Australia) during the WDS Scientific Committee Meeting and Workshop on Data Initiatives in Africa – Opportunities and Challenges for Research and Sustainable Development, in Grenoble, France, 11-13 April 2017.

The photo was taken in front of the Grenoble City Hall, where the City Mayor hosted a reception for us. The City Hall was built specially for the hosting of the 1968 Olympic Games.



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