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Akoma Ntoso

Akoma Ntoso (“linked hearts” in Akan language of West Africa) defines a “machine readable” set of simple technology-neutral electronic representations (in XML format) of parliamentary, legislative and judiciary documents.


Akoma Ntoso  XML schemas make “visible” the structure and semantic components of relevant digital documents so as to support the creation of high value information services to deliver the power of ICTs to increase efficiency and accountability in the parliamentary, legislative and judiciary contexts.

Akoma Ntoso is an initiative of "Africa i-Parliament Action Plan" (www.parliaments.info) a programme of UN/DESA.

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