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Information Technology Association
of The Gambia (ITAG)
 
Banjul area, Kanifing, Kmc
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Head Office in Ksmd
PO Box 2575, Bakau
YMCA Complex, MDI Road
Kanifing South, Kanifing Municipality
The Gambia, West Africa

Tel no: +220 9946371
                     9912508

Fax:              4390793

Email: info@itag.gm

ITAG President: Mr. Poncelet Ileleji

Branches:
1

Directions:
From Westfield Junction in Serrekunda head towards Banjul capital and take the first road left past Ice Man then take the first road right then first left and ITAG is in the YMCA Complex Building on the MDI Road.

Opening Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 9am to 5pm
Friday:                       9am to 12.30pm
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Information:
The local NGO known as ITAG, which stands for The Information Technology Association of The Gambia, was founded in 2004. Its mission is to promote the increased use and development of ICT as part of the socio-economic development drive of the country.

 

The Association's long term goal is to be seen as the only representative of all ICT professionals in The Gambia by creating and upholding international standards by its members and ensure their observance of the integrity and ethics of the profession.

Structure:
The structure of ITAG is made up of the General Assembly, Board of Trustees, Executive Committee, The President and Secretary of the Association.

Founders:
ITAG's 11 founding charter members are Poncelet Ileleji, Lamin Marenah, Simon Abraham, Fabakry Sanyang, Justice Anthony, Yunusa Bah, Patrick Struckman, Papa Yusupha Njie, Katim Touray, Salieu Taal, and Abdou Rahman Touray.

Funding:
Financing for the operations of the ITAG is from a number of bodies and programs. 
Membership fees paid annually by all members
Donations, gifts & grants from private individuals & institutions
Income generating activities e.g. tailored research & sales of audio-visual items

Each year the budget is presented to the General Assembly for approval. Audits are carried out by an appointed auditor of the assembly.

Aims & Objectives:
To encourage the expansion and development of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and related issues in The Gambia.

Promote the development of know-how and use of ICT.

To advise and assist in the preparation and execution of a national ICT policy in The Gambia.

Encourage and help professionals to uphold the competence and integrity of the profession.

To promote the use of IT & communications to improve the standard of living of Gambians and other nations beyond.

To encourage partnerships between members at home.

Make efforts to promote the development of a Gambian Silicon Valley Project Science & Technology Park.

To offer good standard technical, educational and research services and standards to give to its professional members and the public.

To provide annual ICT programmes  to educate and inform girls, in partnership with the Ministry of Information Communication and Infrastructure (MOICI).

To encourage close relationships and cooperation between local ICT professionals and their counterparts internationally.


To be the foremost consultation authority for dependable information and advice on public matters pertaining to Information Technology.

To endeavour for and sustain the best standards of professionalism and excellence in all its activities.

Make sure that the Gambian Internet Community is represented by ITAG at ICANN (Internet Corporation For Assigned Names and Numbers).

Push to ensure that the GM domain name shall be managed and/or administered by ITAG or a body appointed to do the same by ITAG and any revenues raised thereof shall be spent on the promotion of ICT in the country.














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