Due Date: May 31, 2019

Elections are welcomed for the Fund for Web Research Study and Education (FIRE) Africa Award 2019 The FIRE Africa Awards look for to acknowledge ingenious efforts in Africa and have actually made concrete contributions to using details and interactions innovations and have had a strong effect on the area’s social and financial advancement.

There is just one financing classification for the 2019 Awards: ICT for Advancement: ICT for neighborhood advancement and hardship decrease. New utilizes of ICT in the health, education, market, environment, farming, and other sectors.

The tasks can be in any of the following subcategories:

  • Motivates using ICTs for improving human advancement and financial empowerment, hence promoting the decrease of hardship.
  • To promote brand-new usages of ICTs in education.
  • Deal with promoting gender equality, enhancing interventions through using digital tools.
  • Implement telehealth services (e-health, m-health and telemedicine).
  • Enhance avoidance and control steps through using ICTs in cases of emergency situations and natural catastrophes.
  • Satisfy obstacles in the locations of economy and work through tasks that utilize ICTs and reinforce digital communities.
  • Checking out the capacity of the Web for things in farming, environment modification, energy and natural deposit management


  • The FIRE Award includes a USD 3,000 prize money plus complete travel and lodging for one agent of the chosen task to go to the awards event, and take part in sessions which will be kept in Berlin Germany throughout the 2019 Web Governance Online forum beginning with 25 th to 29 th November 2019


  • All task propositions should have a technical part through which they look for to resolve advancement concerns;-LRB- **************).
  • Proposed services should be ingenious, ie, they should provide brand-new techniques, ideas, concepts, techniques and procedures that react to social requirements and can expand and reinforce neighborhoods;-LRB- **************).
  • Lastly, effective efforts should have a tested effect, ie, they should send signs and proof that assistance the development of worth for the target neighborhoods.


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For additional information, see Frequently Asked Question or see FIRE Africa Award

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