Basic facts about the network
"ict@innovation" reunites Alumni of the FOSSFA/GIZ programme "ict@innovation - creating business & learning opportunities through free & open source software in Africa".
The objective of the programme was to foster small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in the field of ICT in Southern and East Africa capable of providing adapted applications and services to the public and private sector. The focus was on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) as a key technology to drive innovation, add local value and foster development-oriented and affordable ICT applications. The improvement of regional networking and strengthening of consulting capacities of ICT associations and training institutions as well as of other relevant change agents was a key vehicle of the programme.
Services and activities
- Distribution of open source tools and software
- Delivery of consultancy and trainings to ICT SMEs/institutions
- ICT trainings
- System migration (to open source platform)