Kondoa Community Network School of Internet Governance

February 14 - February 15, 2020

08:00 - 17:00 Africa/Dar_es_Salaam

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Organized by Tanzania Community Networks Alliance and Kondoa Community Network

Dodoma, Tanzania

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Kondoa Community Network School of Internet Governance (KCN SIG) is a maiden programme that aims to create an empowered knowledge community members capable of playing a critical role in building a sustainable community networks infrastructure, creating local content for digital inclusion, shaping policies that govern the evolution and use of community networks.

The main objective of this program is to help individuals from local community networks in Tanzania and East Africa to better understand the national, regional, and global Internet Governance and policy issues, settings, and processes, in the quest to build a critical mass of Internet governance and community-based telecommunication policy ambassadors.

KCN SIG Key outcomes include; Improved capacity on Internet governance policies and advocacy, increased awareness and adoption of community networks concept, localized Internet content and learning materials in Swahili, gain technical skills on the OpenCellular technologies in addressing the digital divide in rural areas, participate in creating hyper local content using GAIUS platform, improved technical skills in designing, installation and management of community-based telecommunication network.