Relevant economic, commercial and legal issues
These concern mainly publishers and others in the trade who are worried that digitization of materials is having a negative effect on their business. For example, it has been realized that while Information Technology is ...
ICT visioning statement
The current crisis in Palestine has impacted the local economy in a drastic way, many businesses have closed or physically destroyed by the Israeli occupation army, unemployment and poverty have substantially increased. ...
Technical guideline for knowledge-sharing : the Community of Practice for poverty reduction strategies and MDGs
This manual provides technical guidelines to understand the composition, networking and roles of the practitioners or Communities of Practices (CoPs) specialized on Poverty Reduction Strategies(PRS) and the Millennium ...
Major ICT knowledge for Development Initiatives which Impacts Africa An overview of the current status prepared by: John Afele (February/March 2002)
This report is an inventory and analysis of existing global and regional ICT-K4D initiatives that impact the Africa region, in relation to the GKP Strategy (2002-2005). The goal is to learn from them, and to determine ...
Information and communicatioin technology as a tool for modernisation
It is argued that Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is a vital too! In Africa's modernization plan. Information Technology, Communication Technology, and their convergence into ICT are discussed. The use of ...
Software crisis in Sudan
The S/W crisis is identified by S/W that is late, over budget, and fails to meet the customer’s system requirements. Over seventy percent of S/W development organizations develop their S/W through ad hoc and unpredictable ...
African regional action plan on the knowledge economy : a framework for action
The proposed framework for the African Regional Action Plan on the Knowledge Economy (ARAPKE) is being developed upon request from the Second African Regional Preparatory Conference for the WSIS, held in Accra, Ghana from ...
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.
Framework for rural electrification with emphasis on new and renewable energy sources, including mini-hydropower stations
Despite decades of effort and investment in rural electrification programmes, Africa, and particularly Sub-Saharan Africa, is still lagging behind other developing regions in terms of access to electricity supply by its ...
Promouvoir la science, la technologie et l'innovation pour le développement durable en Afrique
La présente étude examine les perspectives qui s’offrent à l’Afrique et les obstacles auxquels celle-ci se heurte dans sa quête d’un développement durable fondé sur la science. Elle précise les mesures à prendre pour édifier ...