Applicability of near-real-time satellite data acquisition, analysis & distribution of geoinformation in support of African development
Within the past two decades, Africa has reached a milestone in transitioning from an Area of Interest (AOI) for satellite remote sensing scientists, primarily within the industrialized countries, to a modest base for regular ...
World Summit on the Information Society: Africa regional preparatory conference Accra, Ghana 2 to 4 February 2005 with pre-conference workshops from 28 January to 1 February, 2005
The workshop focused on interventions from experts on the definition of poverty,multidimensional intra-digital divide, gender gaps, quality of education, pro-poor approaches,and the relationship between ICTs and poverty ...
Report on ECA's activities in the area of geoinformation since the third meeting of the Committee on Development Information
The ECA Secretariat is pleased to submit its report on activities carried out by ECA in the area of geo-information since the third meeting of the Committee on Development Information. The report includes actions taken as ...
NGDI development in Nigeria : policy issues on information access and information dissemination
Realization of the objectives of a national's socio-economic development programmes depends on availability and speedy access to Geospatial Information (GI) through provision of relevant infrastructures for data acquisition, ...
Report of the Fourth meeting of the Committee On Development Information (CODI IV)
The Fourth Session of the committee on development information took place in Addis Ababa during the period 25-28 April 2005 and was preceded by workshops on the 23rd and the 24th April 2005 during which the main questions ...
Keynote speech : information as an economic resource
Information is intrinsically linked to human beings, groups and society and is the Basis for their capacity to perceive, interpret, understand and transform the world. From the dawn of human society, information has always ...
Science and technology and competitiveness of natural resources in Africa : an issue paper
The Conference of African Ministers responsible for Economic and Social Development and Planning adopted Resolution No. 826 (XXXII) in April 1996, through which the Ministers structured new Organs to deal with overall ...
ICTs for effective decentralization : a pilot study in selected woredas (districts) in Ethiopia
Recognizing the shortcomings of a centralized form of public administration, the government of Ethiopia has embarked on an ambitious plan of decentralization that accords an important role to woredas (districts) in the ...
The way to knowledge economy : a review of Sudan Knowledge services
Sudan is a vast agricultural, pastoral and multicultural country. Its population is about 40 million out of which 75% live in rural areas. Agriculture is the dominant sector in the Sudanese economy. It contributes about ...
The Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology (CODIST): Terms of Reference (TOR)
This paper is a Terms of Reference (TOR), of the First Session of the Committee on Development Information, Science and Technology (CODIST-I), which took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 28 April – 01 May 2009.