DOT-COM Activity: Mali - University to University Linkage
Short Description: dot-EDU provided institutional capacity building for effective technical support and telecommunications infrastructure, faculty capacity building in academic applications of ICTs, and strategic planning and institutional development.
Phase/Type of Activity: Signed Award Status: Completed
Start date: July 01, 2002 End Date: September 30, 2003
Person(s) to contact
Sonia Arias , Project Director
Education Development Center Email: Tel: 202-572-3700
Full Description: The purpose of this activity was to train and provide ongoing technical and pedagogical assistance to faculty, researchers, students, and IT network managers and technicians. dot-EDUimplementing partners include Howard University (HU), Michigan State University(MSU), Management Systems International (MSI), Companet, and Cefib to help transfer skills and knowledge in the use of technology for instructional purposes.
Update 1 (As of January 2006):
The project was completed in September 2003. Training and capacity building goals were reached by providing ongoing technical and pedagogical assistance to faculty, researchers, students, and IT network managers and technicians. The trainings were also instrumental in helping transfer skills and knowledge in the use of technology for instructional purposes.
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.