The Future of Africa…

1 Jan

The Dr. Aloy & Gesare Chife Foundation has launched the ANAM new city project, a model for African development, intended to pave the way for a future of innovative and sustainable settlement patterns.

The vision is a timeless dream: to utilize the abundant resources of Africa to build sustainable and self-sufficient societies.

Sited in Anambra State, Nigeria, the project team will spend the next year developing research and design for the city, including a master plan and recommendations about infrastructure systems.

ANAM CITY is a flagship program of The Chife Foundation, a nonprofit organization established with the focus on improving the studying, teaching and application of technology in Africa. In conjunction with this development project, Dr. Chife (The Chife Foundation Co-Founder) is transforming the face of information technology in Africa.  See this video highlight about his work bringing Drivers License identification cards to Nigeria.

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2 Responses to “The Future of Africa…”

  1. Kerubo Abuya October 27, 2010 at 2:29 pm #

    This is very inspiring. A great vision that truly sets a foundation for desperately needed social systems transformation in Africa. I agree that leveraging technology (and at the same time optimizing technology, people and processes) is a great social change enabler.

    We need more like-minded people to join the conversation and action to transform Africa. We also need to inspire others that to join in the dialogue. I couldn’t agree with Dr. Chife more… Africans must take the responsibility to change Africa. We understand our issues best and have the solutions, capacity and capabilities to make the necessary changes. As Anthony says, “we need to get our act together” and what a great agenda and example the Kutana organization has set forth! Looking forward to continuing the dialogue. Peace.

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