Research ICT Africa (RIA) conducts multidisciplinary research on digital governance, policy and regulation that facilitates evidence-based and informed policy making for improved access, use and application of digital technologies for social and economic development in Africa.
Our public-interest research on the digital economy and society responds to national, regional and continental needs. It provides relevant stakeholders with the information and analysis required to develop flexible and adaptive policies and regulation to deal with an increasingly complex and dynamic digital environment. RIA will contribute to the gathering and analysis of data and indicators to establish a repository of knowledge for furthering research and digital governance.
Digital equality and data justice in Africa.
To accelerate economic inclusion and social justice in Africa by undertaking rigorous research to inform digital policy and data governance.