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 ...
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. ...
GIS implementation to support poverty reduction policy and drought management in Ethiopia
This research was conducted with the aim of studying the qualitative and quantitative aspects for the wide utilization of GIS technology in Ethiopia as the backbone information infrastructure for drought management and ...
Libraries and ICTs: a review of global trends and the state of the art in Africa
The fast pace at which information and communication technology (ICT) is changing requires those who are responsible for the provision of information services to closely monitor the changes in order to apply the new ...
Scan-ICT : indicators of information and communications technologies
By 2006, almost half of the workforce in developed countries will be employed by industries that are either producers or intensive users of information and communication technologies (ICTs) products and services. However, ...
A strategy to accelerate African development through the increased use of information and communication technologies : the African development forum '99 post ADF summit
Amid talk of the growing digital divide between rich and poor countries, an increasing number of Africans are making innovative use of new information and communication technologies (ICTs). ♦ In Morocco, a local Internet ...
Report of the African Technical Advisory Committee on the African Information Society Initiative (AISI)
The African Information Society Initiative (AISI) is a mission statement for Africa's quest to bridge the digital divide between the continent and the rest of the world, and to speed the continent and the rest of the world, ...
Critical and prospective views on ICTs, governance and people in Africa
This paper raises several fundamental issues: Are African States as we know them today able to promote accountable and transparent governance? To what extent is electronic governance pre-conditioned by democracy? What are ...
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.
E-Strategies in Africa : national, sectoral and regional ICT policies, plans and strategies
In the global networked economy, information and knowledge have become strategic resources, based on which governments, corporations and the public at large make their decisions. The availability of up-to-date and accurate ...