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RTI International (RTI)
Project or Department: International Development Group

RTI has more than 19 years of experience designing, implementing, and managing information and communication technology projects and systems around the world. These computer systems have been used in conjunction with RTI's strong social science background in projects to strengthen local and national governments in developing countries, improve health systems, open new channels of communication between citizens and their leaders, and create new economic opportunities for individuals. Our staff have the skills to help individuals in developing countries build successful information systems that are sustainable, are appropriate for local needs and conditions, provide measurable results, and have a real impact on the people whose lives they touch.

Organization Type: NGO

DOT: dot-ORG

Web Site:

Project Web Site:

Additional Information: RTI Selected ICT Projects
RTI Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Selected Projects

For more information on working with RTI International:
Jeff Cochrane, dot-ORG CTO
Email: Tel: +1 202 712-1956

Academy for Educational Development
Siobhan Green, Information and Dissemination Coordinator
Email: Tel: +1 202 884-8948

RTI International
3040 Cornwallis Road
Research Triangle Park
United States

Phone: 919-541-6363
Alt. Phone: 919-541-6000
Fax: 919-541-6621

Country Experience:

Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Togo, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Asia & Near East
Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Morocco, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Yemen

Europe & Eurasia
Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Poland, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovak Republic, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

Latin America & Caribbean
Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela

Other Countries
United States, Argentina, Bahrain, Belize, Chile, Kuwait, Latvia, Mauritius, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates

Institutional Capacities:

Hardware, software, and physical infrastructure
Telecenters/Public Access Centers (installing LANs, establishing access, maintenance).
PC or online based training systems/ e-learning
Web design and development
Software and application development
Information systems & database development
Knowledge management, collaboration tools
PDA/Wireless/cell phones
VoIP (Voice over IP)
Technical training (LAN admin, web design, PC maintenance, software development, etc)
Internationalization of software/web sites/training content
Connectivity and telecoms assessments (local)
Connectivity and telecoms assessments (national/regional)
Portal design, development, maintenance
Application selection and integration
Content management applications

Public access to ICTs
Developing local partnerships with entrepreneurs, private sector
Organizational capacity building
Business development training activities to promote sustainability
E-readiness assessments
Community access telecenter establishment
Public access /outreach for women and girls
Public access / outreach for special target groups
Telecenter associations/ networks
Public access for e-govt service delivery

ICT training for standard business applications
Public/private sector partnerships
E-business applications (e-marketing, customer service, supply chain management)

Voter registration and records systems
Capacity building and reform through ICTs
Information systems development for Government
Citizen participation/ civil society development
Public information and relations
Civil and human rights
Portal design, development, maintenance

E-learning & e-training
Interactive web, CD-ROM or hybrid delivery learning systems
Repurposing face-to-face training to e-learning
Creating content for e-learning content
Localizing content and applications

ICT projects for targeted audiences
Women and girls
Virtual communities and electronic networks
ICT training for targeted communities

ICT and Health
Data collection and analysis
HIV/AIDS programs
Public health policy development and data collection
Health related behavior change

ICT and Gender
Civil rights and advocacy
IT training and employment for women and girls

ICT and Disability
Application design and testing for usability by the disabled

ICT and Formal Education
School administration and management reform and capacity building
Project-based learning through ICTs

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