Central Asia IGF

1 February 2024
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Central Asia IGF

1 February 2024
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Increasing digital skills of local communities

1 February 2024
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IXP in Ferghana Valley

5 January 2024
Welcome to Ferghana. Arch at the entrance to Ferghana. Entrance to Ferghana.

OBJECTIVE OF THE PROJECT  The purpose of the project is to increase regional cross-border collaboration between stakeholders and communication of people through the increase in Internet affordability by lowering Internet tariff plans up to three times, multiplying growth of Internet traffic exchange in region, increasing Internet penetration rate due to price reduction, and improving latency…

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Spring of Knowledge

4 January 2024
Jalal-Abad region / Kyrgyzstan - 06.25.2018 : Children in the classroom in a rural school

OBJECTIVE OF THE PROJECT  The project aims to provide additional learning opportunities via offline access to digital learning materials such as Wikipedia and Khan Academy for high schoolers and to communities in general, especially in rural, remote, and mountainous areas.   WHY IS THIS PROJECT IMPORTANT?  Schools in Kyrgyzstan desperately need more teachers. There are over…

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Creating an open and secure IoT infrastructure for monitoring and preventing emergencies in landlocked mountainous countries: the case of Kyrgyzstan

4 January 2024
Project team members setting wireless sensors in the field in Kyrgyz Republic

RESEARCH QUESTION  Can we use the Internet of Things in a rough environment to detect landslides and other threats while developing an open and secure infrastructure?  The research takes place in the Kyrgyz Republic.  WHY IS THIS RESEARCH IMPORTANT?  Due to the geographic location of the Kyrgyz Republic, the risk of mudslides and flooding is…

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