USAID/Intel Public Private Partnership with West Africa Trade Hub

Details of the organization
US Agency for International Development
International
Governments
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: No
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: Yes

Information about the project
USAID/Intel Public Private Partnership with West Africa Trade Hub
This new (2008) public private partnership between USAID's West Africa Trade Hub and Intel will provide broadband Internet connectivity to small businesses that need it to improve their competitiveness in sectors the Trade Hub is focusing upon (e.g., fish, crafts). The connectivity will be provided in partnership with local Internet service providers using innovative technical approaches.
Regional implementation
    None
Ongoing from 30/06/2008 to 31/09/2009
Partnership with Intel and USAID's West Africa Trade Hub being implemented by Carana.

WSIS information
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
      * E-business
         * SME competitiveness
    None
  • Project
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No