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) ...
The future orientation of geoinformation activities in Africa : an extended summary
This study is part of coordinated activities by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) to "raise awareness of African governments and other sectors of society on the importance of geographic information ...
Introduction to the library of the Southern African Development Community-SADC Secretariat
Originally known as the Southern African Development Co-ordination Conference (SADCC), the Organization was formed in Lusaka, Zambia, on 1 April 1980, following the adoption of the Lusaka Declaration - Southern Africa: ...
Tour d'horizon de la gouvernance en Afrique de l'Est : recommendations et plan d'action
La bonne gouvernance figure également à l’ordre du jour des réunions internationales depuis la fin des années 80, en particulier à la suite des résultats des programmes d’ajustement structurel (PAS) et, plus récemment, des ...
Tour d'horizon de la gouvernance en Afrique Centrale : recommendations et plan d'action
La présente analyse a pour but d'examiner révolution de la mise en œuvre de la gouvernance dans la sous-région Afrique centrale. Cette réflexion s'organise en deux parties. La première est une introduction. La deuxième ...
Windhoek declaration on an African geodetic reference frame (AFREF) : outcome of the workshop on AFREF
A uniform coordinate reference system is fundamental to any development project, application, service or product that requires some form of geo-referencing. All countries in the world have established some form of geodetic ...
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, ...
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.
Draft resolutions : 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 23r and the 24 April 2005 during which the main questions of ...
The use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in Zambia's education and health sectors : the leading role of the University of Zambia (UNZA) and the Copperbelt University (CBU)
This presentation is not a country report on the use and development of ICTs in Zambia. The paper only seeks to highlight some of the pioneering efforts still going on in the country in the use of ICTs in education and ...