The ECA/IDRC Pan-African initiative e-commerce
The African Development Forum Meeting, convened by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in Addis Ababa in October 1999, considered the development of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) in Africa and ...
Technological transitions: technical upgrading of indigenous food technologies in Africa
This paper highlights the importance of food processing and preservation as an essential component of national strategic plans for food security. Features of indigenous technologies are discussed. Experiences in upgrading ...
Technology parks, incubation centres, centres of excellence : best Practices and business model development in North and Southern Africa : executive summary
The objectives of this study are to present a comprehensive and comparative analysis of the overall situation, review the evolution of technology parks, centres of excellence, and business incubation centres in identified ...
Draft report of CODI III
The third meeting of the committee on Development Information was held at the headquarters of the Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa, from 12 to 11 May 2003.
Electronic commerce in Africa : the African Development Forum '99 post ADF summit
This paper reviews the main outcomes of the ADF 99 deliberations around e-commerce, places ecommerce in the international context, identifies potential markets and promising products and teleservices for African entrepreneurs, ...
Gouvernance, information et domaine public
Les organisateurs de cette conférence ont demandé d'aborder cinq aspects essentiels du débat actuel sur la gouvernance: l’information, la décentralisation, la participation et l'habilitation, le devoir de responsabilité ...