JOBS AND OPPORTUNITIES
* CALL FOR RESEARCHERS: "SAT-3/WASC CABLE RESEARCH PROJECT: COUNTRY CASE STUDIES"
The Association for Progressive Communications is currently looking to engage four ICT policy researchers to conduct detailed country studies of the SAT-3/WASC submarine cable in the following countries: Angola, Cameroon, Ghana, and Senegal. The specific context of the research will be on the areas that Open Access (as a concept) seeks to impact - namely access and cost. Research will be conducted on the impact SAT-3/WASC has had on the competitiveness of international and Internet services in each country.
*CALL FOR PROJECTS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH SECRETARIAT
The Commonwealth Secretariat is inviting governments, NGOs and academic institutions to submit project proposals that can help bridge the digital divide.
The call for projects comes on behalf of the Commonwealth Connects Programme, an initiative to improve information and communication technology (ICT) skills in the Commonwealth and use them as tools for development.