The Digital Transformation with Africa (DTA) initiative will expand digital access and literacy and strengthen digital enabling environments across the African continent.





Pillar 1: Digital Economy and Infrastructure

  • Objective 1: Expand access to open, interoperable, reliable, and secure Internet for African communities across sectors
  • Objective 2: Expand access to and adoption of key enabling digital technologies, platforms, and services and scale the African technology and innovation ecosystem
  • Objective 3: Facilitate investment, trade and partnerships in Africa’s digital economy from the African diaspora, U.S. and like-minded allies

Pillar 2: Human Capital Development

  • Objective 4: Facilitate inclusive access to digital skills and literacy, particularly for youth and women
  • Objective 5: Foster inclusive participation in the digital economy through digital entrepreneurship and workforce development
  • Objective 6: Strengthen the capacity of public sector employees to deliver digital services

Pillar 3: Digital Enabling Environment

  • Objective 7: Strengthen the capacity of authorities and the independence of regulators to develop, implement, and enforce sound policies and regulations
  • Objective 8: Support policies and regulations that promote competition, innovation, and investment
  • Objective 9: Promote governance that strengthens and sustains an open, interoperable, reliable, and secure digital ecosystem


As part of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, President Biden announced the launch of a new Digital Transformation with Africa (DTA) initiative. The government intends to invest over $350 million and facilitate over $450 million in financing for Africa in line with the African Union’s Digital Transformation Strategy and the U.S. Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa.


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