Rectas: blazing the trail in capacity building for geoinformation production and management for sustainable management of land ,environment and natural resources in Africa
The need for a Regional Cartographic Centre was first mooted at the 1st United Nations (UN) Cartographic Conference held in 1963 in Nairobi, Kenya. Consequently, the 8th Session of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) ...
The future orientation of geoinformation activities in Africa : an extended summary
This study is part of coordinated activities by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) to "raise awareness of African governments and other sectors of society on the importance of geographic information ...
Progress report on implementation of the first session of the Technical Committee on Natural Resources and Science and Technology
This report aims at briefly providing information on the level of implementation of the decisions of the 1st meeting of the Committee on Natural Resources and, Science and Technology (CNRST-1). The report covers the period ...
Sub-committee on geoinformation / draft provisional annotated agenda/ using geoinformatin in knowledge-based societies
Summaries of national reports covering progress made by the countries in the development of national capabilities in the field of cartography, remote sensing and geographic information systems, and highlighting the status ...
Report of the Third Meeting of the Committee on Development Information (CODI III) : Development Information Services Division (DISD)
The Third Meeting of the Committee on Development Information (CODI) on the theme "Information and Governance" was held at the headquarters of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in Addis Ababa, from 12 to 15 May 2003, ...
Natural resources and technology: competitiveness and sustainable development in Africa
This paper has been prepared for the Food Security and Sustainable Development Division by a visiting scholar, Mr. Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka. The views expressed are those of its author and do not necessarily reflect those ...
Le commerce mobile en Afrique: aperçu général avec référence à l'Afrique du sud, au Kenya et au Sénégal: résumé analytique
L'étude du rôle du téléphone mobile dans le commerce et la banque procède d’une première étude menée dans six pays sur la place des technologies de l'information et de la communication dans le commerce et la croissance ...
An introduction to ESTNET
Emerging issues in science and technology for food security and sustainable development in Africa : parliamentary documentation
Achieving the millennium development goals (MDGs) and sustainable development in Africa represents major challenges, given the weak science and technology capacities of most African countries In fact, meeting the various ...