Third International Conference on ICT for Development for Africa (ICT4DA2021)
Certificate awarded to those who completed Advanced Web Design and Development training
Certificate awarded to those who completed Advanced Web Design and Development training
Community Innovation Hub, Entrepreneurship and Financial Education ToT
Training on Local Area Networking (LAN) and Business Skills for small Scale Business
Workshop on Biomaker Challenge
ICT4DA 1st International Conference, 2017
ICT4DA 2nd International Conference, 2019
ICT4DA 2nd International Conference, 2019
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News, Updates and Announcements

The 3rdInternational Conference on Information and Communication Technology for Development for Africa (ICT4DA2021), was held in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia from 22 to 24 November, 2021. Keynote Speakers, panelists, authors, as well as delegates from sponsors, ICT-related governmental and non-governmental offices, companies and organizations have participated in the conference. Read Complete Conference Report from here.


የባህር ዳር ቴክኖሎጂ ኢንስቲትዩት የICT4D የምርምር ማዕከል ከTargeted Institute of Technology ጋር በመሆን “Advanced Web Design and Development/ full-stack” በሚል ርዕስ ያዘጋጀውን ኦንላይን ሥልጠና አጠናቀቀ። ስልጠናውም Basics of HTML፣ CSS፣ Web development with WordPress፣ Introduction of Databases with MySQL፣ Javascript፣ Node.js የሚሉ ርዕሶች የተካተቱበት እንደ ነበር እና በሥልጠናውም ሰልጣኞቹ የተማሩትን የሚተገብሩባቸው የተለያዩ ተግባራዊ ልምምዶችና ፕሮጀክቶች እንደተሰጡ ተገልጿል። ተጨማሪ ያንብቡ

ICT4D Research Center of BiT-BDU has organized the training which was opened on May 10, 2021 and known to be run until May 27, 2021. It is being conducted as Abchikli Community Network and Internet Related Skill Training Pilot Project with Internet Society, Internet Society Ethiopian chapter, & Partners in Education Ethiopia. The trainees are  unemployed graduates  IT and related fields from Durbetie, Bahir Dar Science, Technology & Information Communication Commission Incubation Center , Bahir Dar City Administration, Zegie and Tis ABay. The purpose of the training is to develop skills of trainees for job creation.

Announcing Winners of Research Proposal call

ICT4D Research Center announced open call for research proposals at the end of June 2020. Accordingly, 16 proposals were submitted. The proposals underwent multiple stages of pre-screening, critical review and open proposal defense presentation evaluations. Four proposals were able to pass the evaluations. However, due to budget constraints only the two top scoring proposals are opted for 2013 E.C. funding. The proposals selected are the first two researchs on ongoing research list.

Call for Proposals

The ICT4D Research Center kindly invites staff of BDU to apply for this call for proposals for possible funding. The new research proposal shall address existing problems using ICT-related remedies and have a special relevance to development of the country. The proposals should be in line with the research thematic areas of the research center: Natural Language Processing, Wireless and Mobile Communication, e-Service and Artificial Intelligence. The final output of the research must be published in a reputable journal.

New research group heads Recruited

ICT4D Research Center has recruited three highly qualified researchers from Academic staffs of Bahir Dar University to lead E-Service, NLP and Intelligent Systems research groups. E-service and NLP research heads replacements of previous research heads who have left the research center due to personal reasons. The third one will lead newly launched Intelligent systems research groups. The research center warmly welcomes the new appointees and hopes the researchers put their utmost effort to enable the research center meet its vision.