Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa

For Research On Data Governance And Digital Rights

Overview
Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) works to promote inclusive and effective Information and Communications Technology (ICT) policy in Africa for improved governance and livelihoods. This project will foster responsible data governance that promotes data openness and respect for citizens’ digital rights. It will research the state of play of data governance regulation in several African countries and engage public institutions on fostering data openness, citizens’ participation, and digital rights. This grant is part of a cluster of grants under the Evidence-Informed Policymaking strategy to strengthen a field of African institutions working on data governance. The goal of this cluster is to help governments in East and West Africa develop policy frameworks that balance public good uses of data with data privacy and protection.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.cipesa.org 
Address
Plot 6 Semawata Place, Off Semawata Road, Ntinda
Kampala, Uganda
Grants to this Grantee
for research on data governance and digital rights  
Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) works to promote inclusive and effective Information and Communications Technology (ICT) policy in Africa for improved governance and livelihoods. This project will foster responsible data governance that promotes data openness and respect for citizens’ digital rights. It will research the state of play of data governance regulation in several African countries and engage public institutions on fostering data openness, citizens’ participation, and digital rights. This grant is part of a cluster of grants under the Evidence-Informed Policymaking strategy to strengthen a field of African institutions working on data governance. The goal of this cluster is to help governments in East and West Africa develop policy frameworks that balance public good uses of data with data privacy and protection.

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