Impact of Free and Open Source Software for Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa (FOSSINA) website of the activity
Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) is impacting all aspects of ICT, ranging from supporting core ICT infrastructure to the development and deployment of e-learning, e-health, e-government, and e-commerce applications. The technology has great potential in empowering individuals and communities and enabling diverse talents and cultures to collaborate with technology partners of their choice at an unprecedented rate. Developing countries are experiencing a gradual shift towards Open Source technologies and services. The FOSSINA project aims to investigate the potential impact of FOSS for sustainable development in Sub-Saharan Africa.