The Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE) is a leading institution in research and development of technology solutions for Africa’s development agenda. Key public sector and private organisations have benefited from the Centre’s expertise.
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. Hands-on training and technical support is a key component of all solutions.
Research, development 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 training have been structured and bench marked with internationally recognized certifications such as RHCSA, RHCE, SuSE, CLP & CLE, LPI etc. Our specialty is the development and delivery of customized solutions 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, in Went.
The Four Pillars of AITI-KACE Research & Innovation (R&I)
- Empirical and technical research on social-economic impact of open source technology.
- Collaborations with partners to undertake innovative projects.
- Support of Government open source deployments.
- Expanding the range of open source training courses.