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]
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]
The African Education Knowledge Warehouse (AEKW) is a pan-African education portal which services African SchoolNet practitioners, policymakers and school-based communities on ICTs in education across Africa. [according to site editor's information]
L'AGETIC, étant un établissement public à caractère scientifique et technologique, a pour missions de :
* Concevoir, développer et faire entretenir les infrastructures TIC des services publics, parapublics et des collectivités territoriales ;
* veiller à la mise en oeuvre de la stratégie nationale dans le domaine des TIC ;
* Elaborer le plan national pour la formation et le renforcement des capacités au sein des services publics et parapublics de l'Etat et des collectivités territoriales ;
* Gérer le nom de domaine .ml. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur]
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]
CIPESA is an initiative to help Africans to better understand the policy-making processes that affect them, especially in the area of information and communications technology (ICT) and development. Its objectives are to raise awareness about key issues, provide useful information to assist African participation in policy-making, and stir debate by sparking discussion and convening productive gatherings.
CIPESA's mission is to increase the capacity of East and Southern African stakeholders to participate in international ICT policy-making. The aim is to promote the effective representation of African interests in international policy-making processes. ... [according to site editor's information]
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 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]
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]
Yam Pukri is an association that specializes in teaching, advising and disseminating information on the application of new technologies. Yam Pukri has the following objectives:
* to stimulate the appreciation of, and skill development in, computer processing and new information technologies among young Africans
* to make new communication technologies available to underprivileged youth by setting up community access points and preparing them for the job market
* to support local associations and NGOs while they conceptualize and actualize NTIC for development
* to carry out information technology training sessions in rural and urban areas across Burkina Faso ... [according to site editor's information]