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How to sustain the ICT@innovation communities

Dear Community Members

We need your attention. The funding phase of ict@innovation is ending at the end of 2012. During Idlelo 5 last week, some of us had the chance to meet and gather ideas on how to keep the ict@innovation communities on FOSS Business Models and Linux Certification active and growing. Now your contributions are needed as well!

Newsletter of March - Bulletin de Mars : Special Idlelo

Dear All,

I am currently working on the newsletter  of FOSSFA and it will be a special one since Idlelo was the main event of March.

So feel free to send me your inputs (thoughts, pictures, etc.) or quotes that you will like to share (you can let me know if you want to write about something special).

Have an excellent week.

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Bonjour à tous,

[Idlelo5] Ict@innovation Meeting Agenda

Hi All,

 There will be a meeting on Thursday, 22nd March 2012 during Idlelo 5 (www.idlelo.net), regarding ict@innovation's communities (mainly FBT and FOSS Certification).

Please find attached the agenda and feel free to send your questions, ideas, doubts to cem@fossfa.net.

 We wish to see you (for those who will bw able to make it) tomorrow and/or thursday.

Thank you in advance.

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German Government funds German-African research partnerships to build ICT study courses in Africa

The German Government via its Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) released a call to fund research partnerships between German Research institutions and partners in Subsaharan Africa. One of the main goals is to build  African ICT study courses and to fund exploratory measures / pilot measures in  "Applied information and communication technologies (ICT)"  via German-African research partnerships.

The 5th African Conference on FOSS and the Digital Commons to be hosted by Open Source Foundation for Nigeria in Abuja

The Idlelo 5 conference on FOSS and the Digital Commons took place from March 19th – March 23rd, 2012 in Abuja, Nigeria. The IDLELO Conference, themed “Open Source Solutions for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)”, is a premier international forum on Free and Open Source Software in Africa and is therefore an especially important event for any ICT programme.

ict@innovation newsletters

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Ict@innovation participant or partner? Join the Group "Alumni of ict@innovation" on the Alumni Portal Germany!

Have you participated in training-of-trainer courses of ict@innovation or in one of its network-ing events? Are you a partner or friend of the FOSSFA/GIZ programme "ict@innovation"? Then you are cordially invited to join the new group "Alumni of ict@innovation " on the Alumniportal Germany. This will enable you to:

... link up with all fellow trainers, participants, partners & friends of ict@innovation

Idlelo5 Participation for ict@innovation Trainers

The ict@innovation programme would like to inform all ict@innovation trainers that we have opportunities for support to attend the Idlelo5 Conference in Abuja which will be taking place between 19th and 23

The Africa FOSS Business Innovation Award

The Africa FOSS Business Innovation Award – honoring Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) business development in Africa

Do you want to showcase your award-winning FOSS solution and business model to a continental audience of tech-experts and potential customers in March 2012?

Then make sure to apply for the “Africa FOSS Business Innovation Award – honoring Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) business development in Africa” by 28th February 2012.

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