The Library participated in the two-weeks workshop on Mainstreaming Environment and Sustainability in Africa (MESA) organised by Division of Policy Development and Law (DPDL) - UNEP. The library was invited to make three PowerPoint presentations on the UNEP-led capacity building project Online Access to Research in the Environment (OARE) . OARE is an initiative of (UNEP),
Yale University, World Health Organization (WHO), Food and Agriculture
Organization (FAO), Cornell University and several leading publishers to provide to the developing world with free or reduced cost access to the scholarly
environmental record of the worlds most prestigious scientific publishing
houses through a secure portal on the world wide web. which are otherwise expensive and out of reach for many academicians and researchers. Participants in the workshop included university leaders and lecturers from different university institutions in Africa.