The Ghana-India KofiAnnan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE) is a leading institution in training and provision of technical support to open source technologies. The Centre also undertakes development of applications using open sources technologies and advocates for the use of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) and FOSS services within Ghana and the West Africa sub-region.
Research and training in open source technologies is a core area at AITI-KACE and this has led to the establishment of the Open Source Research Group (OSRG). The OSRG at AITI-KACE is made up of dedicated experts with a wide variety of skills and experience. The group's capacity to diagnose open source technical challenges has led to their involvement in a diverse open source related projects.
Our course offerings include internationally recognized certification like RHCSA, RHCE, SuSE: CLP & CLE, LPI etc. Our specialty is the delivery of customized training for our wide ranging client base which includes individuals and companies in West, East and Southern Africa.
The team values collaborations with partners from industries and other major stakeholders; LPI, RedHat, Novell – SuSE, ECOWAS, FOSSFA, ict@innovation project , FLOSS include project, inWent.
The four pillars of AITI-KACE open source work are:
* Empirical research on social-economic impact of open source
* Collaborations with partners to undertake innovative projects
* Support of government open source deployments
* Expanding the range of open source training courses.