“Cisco Networking Academy Program at the Infocenters”

Details of the organization
Cisco Systems
Business sector entities

Information about the project
“Cisco Networking Academy Program at the Infocenters”
This project is a consequence of an agreement between the Science and Technology Ministry and Cisco Systems. The Ministry has been developing public sites to offer connectivity to the community. Until now, 230 infocenters have been created. With this project ten training centers at these places are being developed to offer networking training to underserved communities. Five infocenters are already working with this project. In 2005 another five are planned to be opened. The Ministry is providing the infrastructure investment in equipment and the budget to pay instructors and administrative staff. Cisco is providing the curriculum through the Cisco Networking Academy Program.
National implementation:
Ongoing from to 
Centro Nacional de Tecnologías de Información.

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
* Access to information and knowledge
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
* International and regional cooperation
  • Eradicate poverty and hunger
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • Programme
  • Training initiative
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No