AITI-KACE signs MoU with GIFEC to promote socio-economic development through ICT


AITI-KACE signs MoU with GIFEC to promote socio-economic development through ICT The Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE) has signed a Memorandum of
Understanding (MoU) with the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) to foster a collaborative partnership between the two reputable institutions.

The MOU aims at stimulating the willingness of both AITI-KACE and GIFEC to engage in efforts that would promote affordable Information Communication Technologies (ICT) for Socio-Economic
Development of Ghana.

The MoU was signed on behalf of the Director-General of AITI-KACE, Mr. Kwasi Adu-Gyan by the Director of Finance and Administration, Mr. Stephen Baffoe, and on behalf of GIFEC by its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Hon. Abraham Kofi Asante at the GIFEC head office in Accra on Wednesday 16th April 2019.

The mission of AITI-KACE is “to coordinate and oversee an ICT and e-governance system that produces globally competitive research and Innovation, human and institutional capacity building and consultancy through quality oriented and demand-driven products and services for accelerated national development.” while that of GIFEC is “to facilitate the provision of Universal Access to all persons through the use of affordable Information Communication Technologies for Socio-Economic Development.”

In this MoU, the two institutions intend to collaborate through joint research and implementation of findings to achieve their respective mandates. AITI-KACE is to provide outcomes of GIFEC Sponsored.Research and Innovations of products and services to assist GIFEC in executing its mandate of bridging the gap between the served and the underserved and provide affordable ICT for SocioEconomic Development of Ghana.

AITI-KACE has agreed to carry out activities that will improve and expand the services of GIFEC in the areas of affordable and reliable operating system application software as well as Network and Data
Communications.