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AFRICAN BENEFICIATION (REINVESTMENT INTO AFRICA)
ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DOTAFRICA FOUNDATION
Cordinate ICT related socio-economic and enterprise development initiatives in Africa.
Encourages the participation of the African stakeholder community, including ccTLDs, Registrars, Technical Communities,Governments and Business.
Ensuring that surplus dotAFRICA are applied towards pre-defined developmental projects in Africa, under suitable terms.
AFRICAN CAPACITY BUILDING AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
Establishing a Centre of Excellence to identify and develop DNS expertise in Africa.
Promote African thought leadership, technical innovation and develop and share capacity and resources within African TLDs.
THE DEVELOPMENT OF AFRICAN CCTLDS
Supporting and promoting the role of AFTLD through the dotAFRICA Foundation.
Sharing technology, know-how and resources.
THE DEVELOPMENT OF AFRICAN REGISTRARS
Statistics indicate that of the more than 1000 ICANN-accredited Registrars only 5 (five) are based in Africa.
The growth and development of a competitive and competent Registrar market in Africa will directly benefit African ccTLDs, promote enterprise development and increase the accessibility to basic Internet resources and infrastructure to the public.
Utilising dotAfrica as an opportunity to promote African content development.
Partnering with content providers, social media vendors, governments and NGOs to drive content development and community buy in.