Proposed projectsActivities under projectsTimelineLink with the Africa Strategy objectives
1Promote DNSSEC Workshops in 8 more countriesAugust 2013-   June 2014Promote adoption of DNSSEC
2Study on ccTLD management in AfricaStudy commited November 2013- January 2014Business  best practices and Marketing support for AfTLD, ccTLDs and Registrars
3Observatory on DNS industrySet up an observatory on DNS industryFebruary 2014 - June 2014An observatory to develop new indices for DNS industry growth in Africa ;
4Develop exchange program with DNS industry leadersidendify potential candidates within current registrars and registies; negotiate with global industry leaderDecember 2013 - June 2014Promote strategic partnerships between global and local entrepreneurs in the DNS industry
5 Deploy  Anycast instances of Root serversRoot servers copies will be deployed in four countriesNovember 2013 - June 2014Deploy more Anycast instances of L-Root in cooperation with Regional Organisations.  Countries:  Angola, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Benin
6Awareness on link between  TM and domain names issues; Workshop on  WHOIS, Trademark issues, workshop for african ccTLDsFebruary - June 2014Support Capcity building and Development of Internet Governance in Africa; Strengthen ccTLDs in Africa
7Support Program to African RegistrarsAfrican Registrar Meeting to discuss Insurance cost issues/proposalsJuly 2013 - June 2014Promote african registrars
8Local engagementOutreach visits to african countriesJuly 2013 - June 2014Promote the multistakeholder model and platform in Africa at the Government, civil society and private sector levels to enrich participation in ICANN constituencies
9International eventsOutreach during International  eventsJuly 2013 - June 2014Effective communication/Outreach on ICANN
10Policy advice on ccTLDSContribution to solve redelegation issues for .TG, .GM, .GW, .LR by:  promoting consensus model at the national level trough local workshopsNovember 2013 - June 2014Assist in delegation and redelegation procedure in support of strenghten African ccTLDs
11DNS incubationDraft a concept paper;  conference with selected centersNovember  2013 - June 2014Build Entrepreneurship program in the DNS area
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