August 17-19: 5th Connecting Rural Communities Africa Forum 2010

    | June 14, 2010

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    The 5th Connecting Rural Communities Africa Forum will be held in Accra, Ghana from August 17-19, 2010. It is organized by the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) and hosted by the Ghana Ministry of Communications. The event seeks to promote connectivity to accelerate development in Africa. Key topics include:

    -rural community communication networks
    -rural network technology optimization and economics
    -local e-content generation
    -public-private-peoples’ partnerships
    -universal service fund initiatives to enhance rural communications
    -ICT training

    Registration costs for attending the forum are:
    Early bird:
    Members: 249 British pounds (approximately 360 American dollars or 292 Euros)
    Non-members: 319 British pounds (approximately 462 American dollars or 350 Euros)

    Prices after 17 July:
    Members: 349 British pounds (approximately 505 American dollar or 410 Euros)
    Non-members: 449 British pounds (approximately 650 American dollar or 527 Euros)

    To register and for more information: