Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise(Kenan) Project or Department:University of North Carolina
The University of North Carolina's Kenan Institute in Washington designs and implements projects linking international business and international development. Kenan works with USAID's web-based Global Technology Network to test whether principles of e-commerce can be applied in the developing world. GTN matches foreign companies with U.S. firms equipped to provide appropriate technological solutions to development problems.
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.