Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Welcome to the Africa Community Internet Program (ACIP) FAQs section. Here you'll find answers to commonly asked questions about our program and initiatives.

General Questions

1. What is the Africa Community Internet Program (ACIP)?

The Africa Community Internet Program (ACIP) is an initiative aimed at empowering remote and rural communities across Africa to create and operate their own decentralized Internet services.

2. When was ACIP launched, and by whom?

ACIP was launched at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2022 in Ethiopia, in cooperation with the Africa Open Data and Internet Research Foundation and Syracuse University, with support from the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Union.

3. How can I get involved with ACIP?

You can get involved with ACIP by exploring partnership opportunities, volunteering, or joining our team. Visit the “Get Involved” section on our website for more information.

Partner and Collaborations

4. Who are ACIP's key partners?

ACIP collaborates with various partners, including the African Union (AU), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Internet Society, Global Digital Inclusion Partnership, and many more. For a complete list of partners, please visit our “Partners” page.

5. How can my organization become a partner of ACIP?

If your organization is interested in partnering with ACIP, please reach out to our Partnerships team via email at partnerships@agcip.org.

Programs and Initiatives

6. What programs and projects does ACIP undertake?

ACIP is involved in various programs and projects aimed at digital empowerment, education, infrastructure development, and sustainable community Internet. For details, visit our “Programs and Projects” page.

7. Which African countries have benefited from ACIP initiatives?

ACIP has conducted initiatives in countries such as Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Togo. For more information, visit our “Countries We Serve” page.

Contact and Support

8. How can I contact ACIP for support or inquiries?

For any inquiries or support, you can contact us via email at info@agcip.org or by phone at xxxxxxxxxx.

9. Is ACIP active on social media?

Yes, you can follow ACIP on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to stay updated on our latest news and initiatives.

If you have a question that is not answered here, please feel free to reach out to us. We’re here to assist you!