I doubt very many of you will be in a position to attend, but I
thought you'd be interested nonetheless to know that this seminar
will be taking place.
To explain a bit of the jargon in the notice, in America, a "brown
bag" is a seminar where the audience is invited to bring their lunch
in a brown bag and eat during the presentation. I don't know if the
custom exists elsewhere. We're such busy people, we Americans...
Also, AFR/SD/PSGE stands for the USAID Africa Bureau, Sustainable
Development Office, Division of Productive Sector Growth and the
If you are in the Washington area and would like to attend, please
call me. Access to the State Department is restricted, and you will
not be able to enter without a prearranged escort.
Jeff @ Washington DC USA
Date: March 26, 1997
Time: 12:30 - 1:15pm
Place: Room 1207 NS
You are invited to a brown bag presentation by Mukami Karingu on
"Global Information Access for NGOs and Women's Organizations in East
Africa Using Information Technology (Internet)." Topics to be covered
will include the current status and prospects for improvements in
Internet communications in Kenya, and prospects for applying
electronic networking within Kenya's NGO community.
Ms. Karingu is an AFR/SD/PSGE African Fellow studying this subject
here in Washington with the Institute for Global Communications. She
works for the African Regional Organization for Standardization in
Point of Contact: For further information about this notice please
contact Jeff Cochrane 703-235-5415.
AfricaLink -- http://www.info.usaid.gov/alnk