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 ...
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 ...
Investing in the future : R & D expenditure in Africa
This publication is prepared by UNECA to provide participants of the conference with background information on the state of Science in Africa in general and on research and development in particular. It refers to the ...
The contribution and technology to African development
There is a lively debate on the link between science and technology and economic development. One view is that Athere is no theory of research, invention, innovation and diffusion that meshes well with existing (economic) ...
Developing African economies : the role of women: theme 1
Globalization is defined as a process through which finance, investment, production and marketing are increasingly dominated by firms whose vision and actions are not confined by national borders or national interests. ...
Science et technologie au service du développement : document final et recommandation de la conférence sur le partenariat scientifique avec l'Afrique
L’Afrique est la seule région à n’avoir pas encore pleinement exploité les immenses possibilités qu’offre l’utilisation de la science et de la technologie comme moteur de croissance et de développement. Partant du fait que ...
Integrating science and technology, economic and development policies
This document contains information on Integrating science and technology, economic and development policies, of the Eighth Meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts for Science and Technology Development, held ...
Capacity development indicators for spatial data infrastructures in Africa
This paper is examine, for the need for a "comprehensive assessment of the existing capacity for the establishment and management of SDI" within the framework of the recommendations of the "African Regional Preparatory ...
Empowering socio-economic development in Africa utilizing information technology, a critical examination of the social, economic, technical and policy issues in: Senegal : case study
This paper is a case study on Empowerting socio-economic development in Africa utilizing information technology, a critical examination of the social, economic, technical and policy issues in: Senegal.