The Interactive Collaborative Environment (ICE) platform is a web-based tool that will ease professional interaction, help in capacity building through online training and webinars, and enhance collaboration amongst stakeholders (Policymakers, Researchers, Civil Society, Private Sector, Media etc) around various disciplines of interest for purposes of advancing development. The platform will comprise of a social media platform, a wiki (knowledge repository), a virtual marketplace, and enhanced search functionality on the key subjects. Key components of the platform include a database of relevant expertise, requisite infrastructure, investment plans, technology and innovations, capacity building and training, other funding opportunities, policies, and other related projects. Current affairs around key subjects affecting society will also be constantly provided. Publications and other knowledge products will also be shared freely on this platform.