The Council of African IT Agencies (CAITA) is the latest organ meeting of Smart Africa comprising of IT agencies from Smart Africa member states, established to promote collaboration and cooperation in the field of Information Technology across the African continent. The Council serves as a platform for member states IT agencies to share knowledge, resources, and best practices in IT development and implementation, with the aim of advancing technology in Africa.
The Council also provides a forum for member agencies to discuss policy and regulatory issues related to IT and to work together to develop solutions. The CAITA meeting will gather periodically, to allow discussion and deliberation on matters pertinent to IT development in Africa.
The first edition of the CAITA will be held during the 1st GITEX AFRICA in Marrakesh on 1st June 2023 and will notice the constitution of the bureau as well as the details of its mandate.