In August 2002, the former President of Ghana, John Agyekum Kufour went to the india on a 4-day visit to find business partners to invest and undertake joint ventures in Ghana.
During the visit, the Indian government and Ghana came to a bilateral agreement to facilitate cooperation in the area of IT.
As part of the agreement, India provided computer hardware as well as other communication equipments, while Ghana provided infrastructure and the administrative and technical staff.
On 9 December 2003, The Advance Information Technology Institute – Kofi Annan Center Of Excellence (AITI-KACE) was established through a partnership between the Ghanaian government and the government of India.
On record, it is Ghana’s first Advanced Information Technology Institute
The institution is an ICT training center that has mastered in the art of training students in software development.
The IT training center also houses Ghana’s first supercomputer.
AITI has a variety of professionals who are committed to the free flow of knowledge and the use of technology to develop human resources for the development of Ghana and the African continent through IT training.
The institution is made up of a dynamic group of dedicated professionals who are abreast with a wide range of technological skills and expertise.
In AITI, training is based solely on personal creativity and dynamism to unleash the potential of each and every student.
Over the past few years, AITI-KACE has developed a number of systems through the expertise of their technological adepts.
The systems developed by AITI-KACE include;
- AITI-HMS – a hospital management system
- AITI-HRMS – a human resource management system
- AITI-LMS – a library management system
- AITI-WRMS – a hospital waiting room management system