ICT Department is currently conducting the research under the support of AFRINIC through FIRE program on "THE AVAILABILITY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF ICT IN FACILITATING ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHALLENGES IN TANZANIA". This project started on June and is expected to be completed by November, 2013.
The research Objectives are as follows:
Identifying the development, deployment and enhancement of network infrastructure, devices and contents to support information disseminatione
Understanding the applications used and solutions taken towards supporting information dissemination;
Carrying out field-based activities that will provide information about the availability and effectiveness of ICT in resolving environmental and social-economic challenges in Tanzania. The fieldwork includes: In-depth Interviews (IDIs), Participatory Focus Group Discussions (PFGs) and Community Walk Through (CWT) in selected regions;
Analyzing of the study findings and report writing to be shared and discussed with several stakeholders (Community members, Local authorities, Government, International Organizations);