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
 48
Global average
 86
2020
Research ICT Africa
 7
% Female staff
2021
Research ICT Africa
 57%
South Africa average
 54%
Global average
 48%
2020
Research ICT Africa
 71%
% Female researchers
2021
Research ICT Africa
 48%
South Africa average
 14%
Global average
 16%
2020
Research ICT Africa
 57%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Research ICT Africa
 13
South Africa average
 160
Global average
 34
2019
Research ICT Africa
 8
Financials
2019
Research ICT Africa
 $841,000
South Africa average
 $50,189,469
Global average
 $51,587,354

Social

Likes (2020)
Research ICT Africa
 3,447
South Africa average
 2,526
Global average
 42,949
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Research ICT Africa
 4,017
South Africa average
 19,759
Global average
 19,207
Followers (2021)
Research ICT Africa
 3,491
Followers (2020)
Research ICT Africa
 3,262
Subscribers (2022)
Research ICT Africa
 4
South Africa average
 3,135
Global average
 5,604
Subscribers (2021)
Research ICT Africa
 3
Subscribers (2020)
Research ICT Africa
 3
Followers (2022)
Research ICT Africa
 2,356
South Africa average
 32,492
Global average
 16,334
Followers (2020)
Research ICT Africa
 1,039

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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