DOT-COM Activity: Global - Toolkit for Policy Reforms and E-commerce for Development
Short Description: This toolkit, developed by the IRIS Center of the University of Maryland, is a practical diagnostic tool for policymakers to use to determine how their e-commerce policy frameworks compare to other countries of comparable development.
Phase/Type of Activity: Buy-in or Incremental Funding Status: Completed
Start date: May 01, 2002 End Date: January 01, 2003
Full Description: This sub grant to the IRIS Center of the University of Maryland is a practical diagnostic toolkit for policymakers to use to determine how their e-commerce policy frameworks compare to other countries of comparable development. This tool helps policymakers move from "paper to projects," by identifying a series of processes that can be used to strengthen e-commerce activity in their country.
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.