Interagency mission on the establishment of an African Regional Centre for the transfer, adaptation and development of technology
Interagency mission on the establishment of an African Regional Center for the Transfer, adaptation and Development of Technology, of the intergovernmental Meeting of African Experts on Aspects of Technology Developmentin ...
Establishiment of a geographic database facility for Africa
This paper focused on the establishment of a geographic database facility for Africa. The African regional facility shall lead African stakeholders in development of the African geospatial data infrastructure.
Investing in science and technology in Africa : policy issues and options for the 21st century
This paper has been prepared by Mr. Titus Adeboye 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 member States. ...
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. Proved S/W engineering techniques such as in-depth requirements analysis, inspections, reviews, testing, ...
Spatial data infrastructure developing trends and challenges
Administrators and politicians are beginning to recognize spatial information as a national re source as well as a part of the basic infrastructure that needs to be efficiently coordinated and managed in the interest of ...
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) ...
Geo-information capacity building and building on capacity in Kenya : a partnership approach
Research has shown that there is a direct link between Information and Communication Technologies Infrastructure (ICTs) and per capita growth. In deed, there is growing consensus that because of rapid innovation, ICTs ...
Project proposal: enhancing science and technology policy and capacity in Africa through the advancement of ESTNT
Governments need to deal with the current challenges of globalization and technological change through effective S&T policies. Such policies should be designed to suit governments' individual framework conditions for ...
National Ict and policies and plans towards poverty reduction: emerging trends and issues
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) launched the African Information Society Initiative (AISI) in May 1996, which serves as a guiding framework for building the information and communication infrastructure in Africa. ...
Methodologies for planning and management of science and technology policy for development
This document presents Methodologies for planning and management of science and technology policy for development, of the Eighth Meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts for Science and Technology Development ...