Ministry of Youth and ICT, Rwanda (MYICT)

The mission of the is to address national priorities for economic growth and poverty reduction through the development and coordination of national policies and programs related to youth empowerment as well as Information & Communication Technology policies and programs. The Rwandan ICT for Development (ICT4D) policy commonly known as the National Information and Communication Infrastructure Plan (NICI) process began in 1998 and  was designed to implement the necessary policies and plans capable of addressing Rwanda’s developmental challenges in the information and technology age in order to accelerate the country’s socio-economic development process. At the moment, ICT for Socio-Economic Development in Rwanda is focusing on five priority sectors namely, the Governance Sector, the Health Sector, the Education Sector, the Agriculture sector and the Business & Finance Sector.