French FOSS Localisation Training - Mali

Bamako, Mali

This is the second training of a series of FOSS Localisation trainings in different parts of Africa. The French training is organized in partnership with the Association of Malian Linux Users (AMULL) in Mali, and will be held in AGETIC, one of the public ICT centers in Bamako, from the 6th of December until the 9th.

Mohomodou Houssouba the team leader of the Songhai localisation team will lead the French training and will be assisted by Abdrahmane ANNE from AMULL.

We are expecting 11 participants from 9 African countries including Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Cote d'Ivore, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger and Rwanda.

The training will alternate between presentations, group discussions and hands on sessions. Participants will be introduced to ANLoc localisation tools such as Pootle and Virtaal and will return home with a copy of the French translation of ANLoc's newly created FOSS localisation manual.