Access to Scientific/Socio-economic Knowledge in Africa (ASKIA) - Acting as a one-stop-shop to socio-economic knowledge on Africa, the ASKIA online portal connect users to information resources on and about Africa available on the web over an interactive online portal to such knowledge and associated information i.e (experts, development news, data and maps etc.) from and on Africa. The ASKIA portal boasts a powerful federated search engine that has the capacity to search the deep web and provide results that are weighted, ranked, and intelligently clustered according to various criteria including topic, sources format etc. The service is available at: