Senegal: Second edition of ‘Digital Tuesdays’ forum opens in Dakar

22/06/2017

The second edition of "Les Mardi du Numérique" or Digital Tuesdays kicked off Tuesday in Dakar, championed by GAINDE 2000 and its partners.

Held under the theme “the State, the main actor in digital transformation” the “Digital Tuesdays” conference cycle aims to serve as a platform for the identification of the various hindrances related to the building and the digital transformation.

“It is also an opportunity to formulate recommendations to the government, which is the key facilitator in the implementation of Senegal’s digital strategy," El Hadji Ndiogou Diouf, Permanent Secretary of the Minister of Promotion of Investments explained. One of the main challenges of this meeting is to identify the responsibilities of the State. Hence the importance of the chosen of the theme.

The President of the African Performance Institute Association, Ibrahima Nour Eddine Diagne, also deputy general manager of GAINDE 2000, opined that in order for Senegal to be a performing country strong in terms of digital, it is crucial that the State involves the private sector in projects of national scope.

"We realize that in all the big economies of the world, the giants of the digital economy were born thanks to the support from the State," he added

The “Digital Tuesday” meeting will take place at least once or twice a month, starting in May and will run until Tuesday, 5 December, 2017, with a total of ten conferences to be held. They will be organized in partnership with the African Performance Institute, an association created by Senegalese and foreign experts whose main purpose is to promote electronic business and the dematerialization in public service on the African continent.

They will be coupled with an exhibition to highlight each time the products "made in Senegal" and bring together the business community and the start-up world.

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Our core business is to design, implement and run state-of-the-art software solutions for Governments, Port Communities and businesses. Its solutions are tailored to businesses’ needs while providing value, efficiency and performance. The company helps countries improve their business environment and meet the challenges of a modern administration of service through reduction of formalities, use of paper, time and cost in public processes.

GAINDE 2000 is also an African leader in paperless formalities as a core element of regional integration and economic development, with solution implemented in 5 different countries and consulting services delivered at an international level.

In June 2012, Senegal has won the 1st place of the United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) in “Improving Public Services” category, with ORBUS Single Window that led to outstanding changes in trade procedures performance. An evidence of this commitment for swifter business relations worldwide is that GAINDE Managing Director is currently the UN/CEFACT Rapporteur for Africa and the chairman of the African Alliance for e-Commerce.

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