Short Description: In support of its e-government objectives, dot-GOV provided the services of Resident Advisor, Mary Muiruri who traveled to Madagascar from July 31-Aug. 13, 2005 and undertook an e-Government Assessment.
Phase/Type of Activity: Pilot Status: Completed
Start date: July 31, 2005 End Date: August 31, 2005
Person(s) to contact
Afrika ICT Strategies Email: Tel:
Full Description: In support of its e-government objectives, dot-GOV provided the services of Resident Advisor, Mary Muiruri who traveled to Madagascar from July 31-Aug. 13, 2005 and undertook the following:
1.To lay the foundation for the design and development of an e-Government Program Description for Madagascar, conducted consultations with GOM and USAID/M to establish the current ICT status within GOM necessary to support implementation of the e-Government strategy.
2.Consultations established past, current and future levels of ICT assistance from other donors to avoid duplication of support, and to determine if equipment necessary for the e-Government strategy exists.
3.Established targeted donor concerns for the e-Government program as they relate to funding and GOM ICT policies.
4.Engaged GOM and targeted donors to prioritize planned e-Government activities and determine possible funding options for a Program Description from dot-GOV to USAID/Madagascar, to support future e-Government activities.
Development Sector(s): Civil Society, Governance, Strategies, Information Technology
Links and Files:
What is E-Governance?
Power point presentation on E-Government and challenges for funding.
Core funding for the DOT-COM Alliance is provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture & Trade, Office of Infrastructure and Engineering (EGAT/OI&E), Office of Education (EGAT/ED), and Office of Women in Development (EGAT/WID), under the terms of Award numbers: GDG-A-00-01-00009-00, dot-GOV; GDG-A-00-01-00014-00, dot-ORG; GDG-A-00-01-00011-00, dot-EDU.