Think tank

Research ICT Africa

RIA

Cape Town, South Africa

Research ICT Africa (RIA) is an African think tank that has operated for over a decade to fill a strategic gap in the development of a sustainable information society and network knowledge economy. It has done so by building the ICT policy and regulatory research capacity needed to inform effective ICT governance in Africa. It hosts an African network which extends across the continent and further collaborates and leverages its activities through national, regional and continental partnerships.

Contact details

Website:
https://researchictafrica.net

Address:
P.O. Box 228, Green Point, 8051, Cape Town, South Africa

Country:
South Africa

Sub-region:
Southern Africa

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Africa
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2009
Age (years)
Research ICT Africa
 12
South Africa average
 29
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Dr Alison Gillwald
Founder gender: All female
Leadership
Leader(s) (2020): Dr Alison Gillwald
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2020
Research ICT Africa
 7
South Africa average
 2
Global average
 15
% Female staff
2020
Research ICT Africa
71% 
South Africa average
 13%
Global average
 16%
% Female researchers
2020
Research ICT Africa
57% 
South Africa average
 18%
Global average
 6%

Organisational performance

Publications
2019
Research ICT Africa
 8
South Africa average
 9
Global average
 64

Social

Likes (2020)
Research ICT Africa
 3,447
South Africa average
 3,447
Global average
 72,677
Twitter
Followers (2020)
Research ICT Africa
 3,262
South Africa average
 3,673
Global average
 12,140
Subscribers (2020)
Research ICT Africa
 3
South Africa average
 3
Global average
 12,356
Followers (2020)
Research ICT Africa
 1,039
South Africa average
 1,039
Global average
 216,027

Data notes

Last updated: 01/03/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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