Information Exchange Norwegian Embassy Jan2021

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Information Exchange Norwegian Embassy Jan2021

Title Information_Exchange_Norwegian_Embassy_Jan2021
Date, Time 2021/01/21, 1000-1100 TZ time
Contact Person Catherine R. Kimambo
Participants Josef.Noll, Karen-Emilie Asla, Catherine R. Kimambo
related to Project School Connectivity TZ, BasicInternet
Keywords School Connectivity, Digitisation
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Topics being discussed

Status of School Connectivity project,


  • through a physical meeting once the COVID-19 situation is more relaxed
  • through emails on the status of the project

Other activities

Internet Society (ISOC) Tanzania signed an MoU with Basic Internet to help in the digital transformation with a) public hot-spots and b) public school connectivity

Involvement of communities

Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT)

  • has invited us to join on a high-level commission, including he proposed key stakeholder include the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT), President’s Office – Regional Administration and Local Government, Ministry of Finance and Planning, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST), Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA), Universal Communications Service Access Fund (UCSAF), Rural Energy Agency (REA), International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Tanzania Telecommunication Corporation (TTCL), Shule Direct, Mobile Network Operators (Airtel, MIC ,Vodacom, Viettel and Zantel), Internet Service Providers (ISPs), Tanzania Internet Service Provider Association (TISPA), University of Dodoma (UDOM), Great Lakes Investments, Collage of Business Education (CBE), Basic Internet Foundation, ICT Commission, Tanzania Community Networks Alliance, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Community Networks Cooperative Society, PATH, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and other stakeholders that will be determined during the stakeholders mapping task based on the action plan that will be developed. Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO), Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH), Ministry of Health Community development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Public Sector System Strengthening Plus (PS3+), Eutelsat, World Bank (WB), The Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROAD), Tanzania Rural and Urban Road Agency (TARURA), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Education Programme for Results (EP4R).
  • First meeting on 19Jan2020, though we did not receive a formal invitation
  • UCSAF, being responsible for the rural connectivity, is our direct contact and supports our activities

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