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Wanted: Training Consultants for the 2nd Regional Training of Trainers in South Africa

Wanted: LPI Trainers of Trainers for the FOSS Certification pillar of the ict@innovation project

Application Deadline is 21
st December, 2010.

PART 3: 'The Way Forward' – How to make the FOSS Business Model Trainings and the FOSS Business community sustainable?

The third session of the Advanced African FOSS Business Models Networking & Evaluation Workshop focused almost entirely on the FOSS business models community and “The Way Forward”.

PART 2: Lessons learnt from the roll-outs of the national FOSS Business Models Trainings

The second session of the Advanced African FOSS Business Models Networking & Evaluation Workshop focused on the lessons learnt from the trainings the FOSS Business Models trainers did in their countries. This second session included a number of questions that wanted to explore the seeds of a successful FOSS Business model training (e.g. training embedment, funding concepts, marketing). Questions of this session included:

News on ict@innovation Advanced African FOSS Business Models Networking&Evaluation Workshop (PART 1)

In 2009 ict@innovation trained over 80 trainers from ten Southern and East African countries on Advanced African Free & Open Source Software (FOSS) Business Models. (Download the free training material of these courses "ict@innovation: Free your IT-Business in Africa!

ict@innovation training book (re-)launched at conference on "ICT and rural economic development" in Berlin

Last week, the German "ICT for Development" community met in Berlin for a two day gathering on the topic of "ICT and rural economic development" organized by GTZ on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). I had the pleasure to be a moderator of a working group, which deliberated on "innovative business models". Of course I could not resist to talk about our ict@innovation product "Free your IT-Business in Africa!”.

Wanted: Training participants for the second regional Training of Trainers for LPI in Southern Africa


Second Regional Training of Trainers for Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Level 1 for Southern Africa (Code: LToT2)


5th December 2010

Linux administration training of trainers


ict@innovation's first regional training of trainers course on Linux system administration has taken off in Nairobi. The training which started on Monday, 1st November, brings together about 20 participants from across the East African region, that is Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia.

New Edition: ict@innovation Newsletter

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, Partners and Friends,

here is our latest ict@innovation Newsletter, covering the third quarter of 2010 from August till the end of October 2010.

Launch of a new FOSS e-Learning Plattform at Bugema University

On its graduation day, 31st October,2010,  Bugema University will launch a cost-effective Open Source e-learning platform. You can also reas more about the project on local news reports:

New Blog on FOSS Success Stories Launched!

Inspired by the exchange of experiences at this years Idlelo 4, Joseph Neusu has launched a new blog to tell and share FOSS stories, research and other information on FOSS. Check out and the first article on Idlelo 4.


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