|Approval Date||24 Jul 2013|
|Signature Date||30 Sep 2013|
|Planned Completion Date||30 Jun 2020|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|DAC Sector Code||22013|
The project involves the construction and equipment of Data centre, Business centre, Incubation centre and Training and Qualification centre with ICT facilities. It will support innovation that would foster inclusive and green growth. The project will contribute significantly to other sectors of the country’s economy such as education, healthcare and other services. At its core, this project entails the installation and management of cutting-edge computer storage and processing facility and the provision of knowledge resources that will facilitate the development and transformation of government processes and private sector businesses. The Park will be located in Praia in an area of 8 hectares which is about 3 kilometers from the Praia International Airport. The project will be implemented within a period of 48 months starting from 2013. The total estimated cost of the project is 35.9 million Euro (UA 30.7 million).
The overarching objective of the project is to contribute to the inclusive growth and economic diversification of the country by supporting the ICT industry. Specifically, the project is expected to promote innovation and leverage the country‘s growth by stimulating the ICT economic cluster; train youth, create new jobs in the ICT sector and position Cape Verde as an international center for services, a Gateway to Africa.
The direct beneficiaries of the proposed project are the people of Cape Verde, the ECOWAS sub region and African Portuguese Countries and in particular the public sector, academic institutions and the private sector.
African Development Bank
Government Of Cape Verde
NUCLEO OPERATIONAL DA SOCIEDADE DE INFORMACAO (NOSI)
|Last Update||18 Feb 2020|