Regional Information Society Network for Africa (RINAF)

Réseau pour la société de l'information en afrique

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1992-02-27 Dakar Senegal


27-29 Feb 1992, Dakar (Senegal), as Regional Informatics Network for Africa -- Réseau régional d'informatique pour l'Afrique (RINAF) within the framework of the U-XF2097 - Intergovernmental Informatics Programme (IIP) of B-XB3383 - UNESCO.


Ensure electronic messaging; support training of information managers, development of structures and maintenance of equipment; evaluate software and its adaptation to national requirements; promote development of endogenous capacity to design specific software for local applications; establish access to already developed international data bases; transfer data from these data bases for processing in African institutions.


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Interim Committee, comprising those Africans responsible for sub-networks, representatives of IIP and and Technical Coordinator. Sub-networks (5): North; West; Centre; East; South.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure



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