Catalysing ICT reforms


Catalysing ICT reforms



KICTANet is a multi-stakeholder platform for people and institutions interested and involved in ICT policy and regulation. It was was formed as part of a World Summit of Information Society (WSIS) project under catalyzing Access to ICTs in Africa (CATIA) initiative in 2003. The network aims to act as a catalyst for reform in the ICT sector in support of the national aim of ICT enabled growth and development.

Our Pillars

KICTANet’s organisational strategy that guides its operations

Policy Advocacy

We bring stakeholders together to discuss on the best policy alternatives and also monitor the progress of policy development processes.


Capacity building

To ensure continuity and diversity in the policy development, we bring in new voices in the different stakeholder backgrounds through training and events.



Our policy advocacy and capacity building are supported by evidence based research through an established working group on both current and emerging issues.


Stakeholder engagement

We facilitate ICT stakeholder engagement through collaborative initiatives the KICTANet’s interactive mailing list where multiple stakeholders engage regularly on ICT policy issues.


Latest news, events & opportunities

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Facebook Open house KE

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Featured publications

Reports, Manuals etc

Featured publications

Reports, Manuals etc

About KICTANet

KICTANet Annual Report 2016

KICTANet Organisational Structure 2007

KICTANet Institutional Assessment Draft Report October 2007

First 100 Days Consolidated Categorized Feedback

Kenya Policy Brief on Internet Shutdowns

KICTANet strategic evaluation

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Contribute on our platform; explore ongoing discussions

Monthly conversations in KICTANET listserv

Active listers contributing often

Different conversation threads

Impressions on ICT policy discussions

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