Collaborative Network for Free and Open Software Latin American and Carib

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URL = http://rcsla3.dcc.ufmg.br/pnud/projeto.php

Description

"The Collaborative Network for Free and Open Software Latin American and Carib (RCSLA) is a network created at the end of 2005 by the United Nations Development Program and UFMG (Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil) to increase sharing of practical knowledge and experience in deploying free software governance plans in Latin America. Given the nature of free software, as the community grows, so does both the supply and demand of open source solutions in the region.

The network offers experts available to adapt free software to the particular needs of specific governments. The project is getting started with a contribution of $200k USD by the UNDP and UFMG. The network currently includes representatives from Cuba, Brazil, Venezuela and NGOs from Uruguay and Colombia." (http://news.northxsouth.com/2009/03/05/cuba-first-country-replicate-brazil-model/)