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Competing Interests

The authors of this paper work in Agriculture (HD) and Social Sciences (DB) research networks, which together with health, are among disciplines with a tradition of also publishing in regional quality journals, in local languages. In addition, HD is an eLife and ASAPbio ambassador and a bioRxiv Affiliate. DB employer is CLACSO. She represents CLACSO at AmeliCA-Open Knowledge; She is a member of the Advisory Board of DORA; Latin America content contributor for UNESCO-Global Open Access Portal; member of the Experts Committee of Science and Technology Digital Repositories National System, Argentina; member of the Advisory Board of Open Access India and (Canada), and Member of the Board of the Redalyc-CLACSO collection of 930 social science journals.

Author Contributions

Humberto Debat analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Dominique Babini analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

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The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

As an Opinion article this work is not associated to raw data or code.


The authors received no funding for this work.

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