The EuroAfriCa-ICT project aims at promoting and supporting the development of strategic cooperation on ICT research between Europe and sub-Saharan Africa and between Europe and the Caribbean. It organises "coopertion summits", "awareness workshops", "concertation meetings" and supports the development of strategic partnerships and flagship cooperation projects based in particular on the implementation and development of a EuroAfriCa-ICT database. The project consists of a consortium of 9 partners in Europe, sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The e-Africa Commission was created in the framework of NEPAD. It is responsible for developing policies, strategies and projects at continental level as well as managing the structured development of the ICT sector in the context of NEPAD. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
L’Institut Africain d’Informatique est une école inter-états qui a pour vocation l’enseignement et la diffusion des connaissances informatiques auprès de ses onze Etats membres (Bénin, Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Centrafrique, Gabon, Niger, Sénégal, Tchad, Togo). Les formations de l’IAI s’adressent aussi bien aux étudiants qu’au personnel des entreprises et des administrations. ... [selon les informations fournies par l'éditeur du site]
Women'sNet is a feminist organisation that works to advance gender equality and justice in South Africa through the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). It provides training and facilitates content dissemination and creation that supports women, girls, and women's and gender organisations and networks to take control of their own content and ICT use.
The website is a hub for information by women, about women and gender, and has a focus on South African and African content. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Africa Network Operators Group is a forum for the exchange of technical information, and aims to promote discussion of implementation issues that require community cooperation through coordination and cooperation among network service providers to ensure the stability of service to end users. The goal of AfNOG is to share experience of technical challenges in setting up, building and running IP networks on the African continent. ... [according to site editor's information]
The SANGONeT NGO Portal provides a gateway to the South African NGO sector. Its four main objectives are to develop the institutional capacity of the NGO sector through the provision of information that is intended to support stronger management practises; map NGOs and their activities through PRODDER, the most comprehensive database of its kind in Africa; create a community space for civil society exchange; and promote the benefits of ICTs in support of the work of civil society. The portal provides NGOs with a mechanism to air their views, while also creating the opportunity for other stakeholders to critique and evaluate the sector. ... [according to site editor's information]
This site offers information on information and communication technologies in Africa (for the moment, about 20 African countries are dealt with). You will find many fulltext documents and a database with information on ICT indicators in different African countries. [editors ilissAfrica]"Research ICT Africa! seeks to fulfil a strategic gap in the development of a sustainable information society and knowledge economy on the African continent by building information communication technology (ICT) policy and regulatory research capacity in Africa needed to inform effective governance.
Through a network of African researchers it will generate the information and analysis needed to inform appropriate but visionary policy formulation and effective regulation of ICTs across Africa. It will embark on sustained and rigorous research to provide decision-makers with the data and analysis to make informed decisions in the public interest.
The Research ICT Africa! partners include tertiary institutions and development agencies in Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia." ... [according to site editor's information]
WOUGNET is a non-governmental organisation initiated in May 2000 by several women's organisations in Uganda to develop the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) among women as tools to share information and address issues collectively. WOUGNET activities are carried out under three major program areas:
* Information Sharing and Networking
* Technical Support
* Gender and ICT Policy Advocacy ... [according to site editor's information]
CITAD is a NGO committed to the use of information and communication technologies for development and promotion of good governance. The overall aim is to provide guidelines informed by both research and practice on how ICTs could be properly deployed for development purposes. Its specific objectives are inter alia:
* Raise awareness about the use of ICTs in development
* Campaign for an appropriate national policy on ICTs
* Conduct research on ICTs in development
* Propagate best practices in ICT applications in development
* Use ICTs as tools for the promotion of democracy and good governance ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
IFAnet is a not-for-profit New Media and ICT4D organization in Nigeria with the mandate to bring about strategic developmental changes in social and cultural life through the application of traditional and the new media of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs), with the ultimate objective of bringing about more deliberative, open communities for the enthronement of good governance in Nigeria and the West Africa subregion. ... [according to site editor's information]