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
 13
South Africa average
 27
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Dr Alison Gillwald
Founder gender: All female
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Dr Alison Gillwald
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Dr Alison Gillwald
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Research ICT Africa
 23
South Africa average
 47
Global average
 89
2020
Research ICT Africa
 7
% Female staff
2020
Research ICT Africa
 71%
South Africa average
 25%
Global average
 18%
% Female researchers
2021
Research ICT Africa
 48%
South Africa average
 13%
Global average
 16%
2020
Research ICT Africa
 57%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Research ICT Africa
 13
South Africa average
 160
Global average
 33
2019
Research ICT Africa
 8
Financials
2019
Research ICT Africa
 $841,000
South Africa average
 $31,859,041
Global average
 $52,275,158

Social

Likes (2020)
Research ICT Africa
 3,447
South Africa average
 2,748
Global average
 46,127
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Research ICT Africa
 3,491
South Africa average
 19,242
Global average
 18,412
Followers (2020)
Research ICT Africa
 3,262
Subscribers (2021)
Research ICT Africa
 3
South Africa average
 2,806
Global average
 5,246
Subscribers (2020)
Research ICT Africa
 3
Followers (2020)
Research ICT Africa
 1,039
South Africa average
 701
Global average
 135,258

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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