Connecting the invisible dots by providing  

evidence-based research and analysis 

on the Internet in Africa

 

 

Supporting Internet policy formulation through research

 

 

Fostering collaboration with academic and research institutions 

on interdisciplinary research on the African Internet

 

 

Supporting grassroots Internet development and innovation initiatives through grants and awards in the African region

 

Supporting AFRINIC’s role as a Network Information Centre

Research Programmes

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AFRICA INTERNET
MEASUREMENT

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AFRINIC RESEARCH
COLLABORATIONS

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STUDY AREAS

Internet
Technical Infrastructure

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This research work is motivated by the need to improve the Internet interconnectivity in Africa and contribute to the Internet community's awareness of the logical and physical topology of African Internet.

Internet
Resilience

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AFRINIC must continue to influence the design and implementation of Internet security frameworks to make the Internet more secure and to uphold the protection against personal data theft of African Internet Users.

Internet
Policy and Governance

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It is of no doubt that regulations and policies whether national, regional or international impact the way in which a market behaves and Internet provision in Africa is not immune to this market forces.

Internet
Standards and Protocols

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This area is about participating in the development of protocols and standards relating to the Internet. It also includes developing services that would increase the adoption of existing protocols.

Internet
Access

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It is common knowledge that there is a significant digital gap in terms of Internet availability and quality between different regions of Africa, as well as within countries of the continent.

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