The Development Gateway Foundation’s e-procurement information system, dgMarket, was launched at an event held in Hanoi yesterday attended by representatives of the Vietnamese government and the business and donor communities. This dgMarket implementation was primarily funded by the government of Australia and supported by the government of Luxembourg.
'The Development Gateway Foundation announced today an agreement to collaborate with the French Development Agency (AFD) to publish its tenders online. The aid agency chose dgMarket, the foundation’s platform for online tenders, to publish tenders for all projects funded by AFD. It will include notices from 60 countries in three languages: French, Spanish, and English. In 2005, the French agency committed approximately $3.4 billion, primarily to countries in Africa and Asia.'
The Development Gateway Foundation announced today the opening of its European affiliate, Development Gateway International, based in Brussels. This new organization extends our reach, according to Mark Fleeton, CEO of the foundation as well as Development Gateway International. Its staff will work primarily with European donors on ways to support the international aid effectiveness agenda.
Mindset Network's satellite-based technology delivers multimedia educational content straight to students.
The Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the Development Gateway Foundation announced today the launch of a virtual community in Arabic on the theme of Arab reform. The new portal will serve as a platform for aggregating information about reform activities in the Arab world. Creating a virtual community, the site will facilitate the sharing of knowledge among development practitioners. It will also aid in capacity building and improving access to high quality development research and analysis in Arabic throughout the developing world.
Telemática e Desenvolvimento Ltda announced today the launch of the e-Brazil portal, a bilingual portal that is part of the international network of country gateways supported by the Development Gateway Foundation.
The Development Gateway Foundation and FreeBalance today announced a strategic alliance to integrate public financial management and aid management software. The alliance partners have recorded their first major milestone with the successful integration of budget and accounting modules from the FreeBalance Government Accountability Suite with the Aid Management Platform from the Development Gateway Foundation.
Tejari Partners with Development Gateway Foundation to Create ‘Manshoori’ Online Government Tender Service for Middle East Market
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – In concurrence with the Arab Strategy Forum, a new online government tender information service in Arabic and English will be launched through a partnership between Tejari and the Development Gateway Foundation. The new ‘Manshoori’ service, based on the state-of-the-art dgMarket tender publishing platform and created as part of the Tejari business-to-business marketplace, will enable governments across the Middle East to post local “e-tenders” for new infrastructure projects.
HONG KONG—Mindset Network of Johannesburg, South Africa, has been chosen from a group of over 160 nominees as the winner of the 2006 Development Gateway Award. The Development Gateway Foundation awarded $100,000 to Mindset Network, a nonprofit organization, in recognition of its developing and providing educational materials on a mass scale through information technology.
Award Ceremony to be Held at ITU Telecom World 2006 in Hong Kong WASHINGTON (November 29, 2006) - The Development Gateway Foundation will announce next week the winner of the 2006 Development Gateway Award. The award’s $100,000 prize recognizes excellence in information and communications technologies. This year the award will honor projects that improve the lives of young people.