[AFRINIC-announce] Apply for the 2014 FIRE Awards - 1 week left

Patricia Senghor patricia at afrinic.net
Mon Apr 21 16:12:49 SAST 2014




*AFRINIC announces _one week_ left for applications for the 2014 FIRE 
Awards. The application deadline is _30 April 2014_.*

The Fund for Internet Research and Education (FIRE) aims to encourage 
ICT development innovations that contribute to sustainable development 
in Africa.

FIRE Awards are given to initiatives that are already completed or in 
their final implementation phase and are aligned with the three funding 

- *Innovation on Access provision*: fostering ICT growth in Africa by 
ensuring that the delivery mechanism is available, reliable and scalable;

- *E-development*: the development, deployment and enhancement of 
content, applications and solutions.

- *Freedom of Expression*: initiatives related to freedom of expression, 
freedom of association, privacy, security, consumer's rights, new forms 
of intellectual property in the digital environment, and a wider range 
of issues related to Internet and human rights.

The FIRE Programme invites African organisations, entrepreneurs and 
innovators to propose projects that fall under one of these three 

For detailed information about competition categories, conditions of 
entry and submission procedures please visit www.fireafrica.org 
<http://www.fireafrica.org/> or send us an email on: 
fireprogram at afrinic.net <mailto:fireprogram at afrinic.net>.


The FIRE Programme Secretariat

Patricia Gnilane SENGHOR
Cooperation and Project Development Manager, AFRINIC Ltd.
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