The ICT Association of Uganda is a multi-stakeholder initiative formed by private individuals from Uganda, with the vision of providing professional guidance to individuals and organizations in the private sector, as well as offering advisory services to government on policy-based issues.
The Association will conduct and disseminate research and the advocacy and establishment of projects and policies concerning the adoption and usage of development informatics in Uganda. Development informatics refers to appropriate design, localization, development, implementation and usage of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to achieve development goals. The primary goal of the ICT Association of Uganda will be to extend the reach and benefits of the use of ICTs to all sectors and facets of Uganda through professionalism.
To achieve this, the Association will establish research and development projects of relevance to the developmental needs of the country.
Through partnerships with leading education institutions such as Makerere University’s College of Computing and Information Sciences, among other ICT related institutions, the Association will support research activities and projects related to development informatics in both private and public sector agencies in Uganda.
The ICT Association of Uganda seeks to become the foremost and largest forum for ICT practitioners, managers, researchers and policy makers to share their knowledge and experience on the technology, adoption, localization, management and policy of development informatics in Uganda.