DOT-COM Activity: Rwanda - dot-GOV IT Sector Reform
Funder(s): USAID/EGAT/IT, USAID/Rwanda
Short Description: The Digital Opportunity through Technology-Policy Cooperative Agreement provided technical assistance to the Government of Rwanda to establish a telecommunications sector within the newly mandated multi-sector regulatory agency.
Phase/Type of Activity: Signed Award Status: Completed
Start date: January 01, 2002 End Date: February 02, 2003
Person(s) to contact
Sarah Tisch, Ph.D. , Chief-of-Party
dot-GOV , Internews Network Email: Tel: 202 833-5740 x 203
Full Description: This project provided technical assistance to the Government of Rwanda (GOR) to establish a telecommunications sector within the newly mandated multi-sector regulatory agency. The telecom Regulator is responsible for establishing telecommunications policies and procedures for fair licensing, spectrum management, competition, and price policy. The Project provided technical assistance to the GOR by working with the staff to develop the organizational structure, functions, and job descriptions for the Regulator in accordance with international best practices.
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.