Filters

Announcements

Winners of the second edition of the FIRE Programme 2013 Awards

There are no translations available.

 

FIRE Programme Awards acknowledge the remarkable contributions ICT innovators have made to their communities by addressing social and development challenges using the Internet.

The FIRE programme Awards is granted to initiatives already completed or in their final implementation phase and that are aligned with the three funding categories:

  • Innovation on Access Provision
  • E-Development
  • Freedom of Expression

In addition to selecting a winner per category, we have a Community Choice Award category for the best social media campaign (the project with the highest number of votes from the community). This year the community Choice Award for the project with the best social media campaign was not allocated.

WINNERS OF THE SECOND EDITION OF THE FIRE PROGRAMME GRANTS

There are no translations available.

 

WINNERS OF THE SECOND EDITION OF THE FIRE PROGRAMME GRANTS

The FIRE Programme Grants acknowledge the remarkable contributions
that ICT innovators across Africa have made to their communities by using
the Internet to address social and development challenges.
The Programme grants range from USD 7,500 - 10,000 and are allocated
to project proposals that are implemented in a period of 6 to 12 months.
There are three funding categories:
• Innovation on Access Provision
• E-Development
• Freedom of Expression


After a competitive process followed by a rigorous selection, this year the FIRE Programme has selected, 11
outstanding initiatives:

1. School Children Cyber Safety Project, Asonga Kuchio Foundation, Kenya;
2. Improvement of Aquaculture productivity and income of Fishers, Farmerline Ltd, Ghana;
3. Citizens Jury, Beacons Development Foundation, Nigeria;
4. Problem-Based E-Learning System Development for Use in Agricultural Training and Extension, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya;
5. Cape Verde Tourism, University Jean Piaget of CapeVerde, Cape Verde;
6. CyCy - Internet for All. Anytime. Anywhere, Freewire
Networks (Pvt) Ltd, Zimbabwe;
7. TaxiMobile, Novazen Ltd, Cameroon;
8. Millime, TEC4DEV, Tunisia;
9. Android Application to index and report damaged infrastructures, CHALA, Cote d’Ivoire and Morocco;
10. SmartEco, TEN, Tunisia;
11. Cyber Champion, Competences Ltd, Cote d’Ivoire.

Each of the 11 winners will receive a USD 10,000 grant to implement his/her project.

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2014 FIRE AWARD WINNERS!

   

AFRINIC proud to be at AfPIF 2013

There are no translations available.

The Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) 2013 starts today in Casablanca, Morocco. This three-day event starts with a one day training programme followed by a two-day forum that aims to address the key Interconnection opportunities and challenges that exist in the region. 

The theme for this year’s event is: Policy Implementation and the Regional Content Factor

AFRINIC is represented on panels at the Forum by Nishal Goburdhan, Senior Project Manager and Hisham Ibrahim, IPv6 Programme Manager.

AFRINIC is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of AfPIF 2013.

   

Page 9 sur 28