Development of spatial data infrastructure in Lesotho
Spatial data is crucial for sustainable land management and environmental protection; therefore the development of spatial data infrastructure (SDI) ensures accessibility of information for decision-making. Many national ...
ICT visioning statement
This article focuses on discusses the growing application of information communications technologies the main features, factors, roles, and characteristics that prompt effective web based online coursers delivery. The ...
The role of information and communication technology in education and health
Information and Communication Technology (IC)T is impetuously spreading in developing countries that its contribution in work is becoming more apparent to most of users. The indisputable acceptance of the technology becomes ...
Note conceptuelle : validation d’une étude sur la politique de partage des données météorologiques et climatiques en Afrique
En Afrique, les services météorologiques et hydrologiques nationaux (SMHN) sont habituellement ceux qui développent et fournissent les services d’informations climatiques et leurs activités sont appuyées par un réseau de ...
S&T research / innovation in Swaziland
This paper focuses on science and technology research/innovation in Swaziland. Highlights of some research in agriculture and the environment which is believed to be relevant to the provision of a base for increased food ...
Operational efficiency and current development in telecommunications in the ECA region
This paper presents an assessment of the efficiency of telecommunication services in Africa. In the absence of adequate statistical information this effort will be confined to a general review of the efficiency without ...
Cartographic activities in Ethiopia
This document contains information on the Cartographic activities in Ethiopia, of the Eighth United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for Africa, held in Addis' Ababa, Ethiopia, from 22-27 February 1993.
Science and technology for Africa's development .
Today there is little controversy regarding the contribution of science and technology to development. The following statement from the World Development Report 1998/99 illustrates this. However, there is a different body ...
An introduction to ESTNET
The overarching goal of the ESTNET project is thus to help build capacity for African countries* active collaboration as well as their sound and effective policy decisions in science and technology area. To this end, ESTNET ...
Technological capability building in the South : lessons and opportunities for Sub-Saharan Africa
This paper has been prepared by Mr. Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka as consultant to the United Nations Secretariat. The views expressed are those of its author and do not necessarily reflect those of the United Nations or its ...