WACREN and TogoRER sign AfricaConnect2 agreement

WACREN CEO and the Minister of Science and Research of Togo signed an agreement for the participation of TogoRER in the AfricaConnect2 project on 1st August in Togo.

TogoRER signs up to AfricaConnect project
Speaking to the officials and the media present, Dr. Boubakar Barry said: “With this agreement, WACREN will provide connectivity and services to TogoRER through the AfricaConnect2 project.  This will improve connectivity for higher education and research institutions of Togo in an unprecedented manner”.

Prof. Octave Broohm said: “The government of Togo is committed to improving connectivity and other IT services for all universities and research centers in Togo. The AfricaConnect2 is therefore timely and Togo cannot miss the opportunity of being part of it”.

In their speeches at a signing ceremony held at the ministry, both used the opportunity to thank the European Union for funding the AfricaConnect2 project.

TchadREN established

TchadREN has organised its constitutive General Assembly and has joined WACREN and the global NREN community. Congratulations and welcome to TchadREN!

Guinea on its way to establish its NREN

WACREN CEO met several stakeholders for the establishment of a NREN in Guinea.  

In a meeting with the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the Minister of Vocational Training and the Minister of Telecommunications and Digital Economy, the idea of establishing a NREN in Guinea was strongly supported by the ministers.

RENATER and WACREN sign MoU extension during TNC 2016 Conference in Prague

RENATER and WACREN (West and Central African Research and Education Network) entered partnership in 2011, when first memorandum of understanding defining collaboration between RENATER/CIRAD/IRD and RENATER was signed to bring technical, scientific, and organisational expertise to the building of Research and Education networks in the region. 


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