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Rwanda Economy Digitalisation Programme


Data-driven policy for inclusive digital transformation

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The Rwanda Economy Digitalisation Programme is a three-year digital transformation initiative by the Government of Rwanda, the Mastercard Foundation and Cenfri. The programme works with 71point4 and policymakers to develop evidence-based and inclusive policies to reduce poverty and digitise the Rwandan economy.

For more information on this programme, download the brochure or email either the Director General of Innovation and Emerging Technologies at MINICT on ekunda@minict.gov.rw or Cenfri’s Digital Transformation Policy Lead on fiacre@cenfri.org.

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