Report on ECA's activities in the area of geoinformation since the fifth session 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 Geoinformation since the fifth meeting of the Committee on Development Information. The report includes actions taken as ...
African virtual library and information network (AVLIN) AVLIN advisory committee (AAC) : report of the first meeting of AAC
The document focuses on the African Virtual Library and Information Network (AVLBV) AVLIN Advisory Committee (AAC) Report of the First Meeting of AAC.
Science et technologie et compétitivité des resources naturelles en Afrique : document de synthèse
La Conférence des ministres africains responsables du développement économique et social et de la planification a adopté, en avril 1996, la résolution 826 (XXXII) par laquelle les ministres ont crée de nouveaux organes ...
Indicators for assessing spatially enabled government services
This paper aims to introduce and discuss various challenges and issues associated with the new vision of spatially enabled government and society. It also discusses the importance, role and value of benchmarking government ...
The Critical Role of Libraries and Information Services in ensuring continuous employability and entreprenuership in the knowledge economy
Libraries play a critical role in the provision of information to citizens. It is through these institutions that information is disseminated to society at large. This starts from basic life skills information to entrepreneurial ...
ECA's activities in the area of ICTs in 2005-2007 and work programme for the biennium 2008-2009, including highlights on the implementation of the fourth meeting of the committee(CODI IV)recommendations
The fourth meeting of the Committee on Development Information (CODI) was held at the headquarters of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 23 - 28 April 2005, on the theme ...
Using information literacy skills to support health care services in sub-saharan Africa
Health Information Literacy must be argued for both the health worker and the consumers of health care in order for it to be meaningful to the national and regional development agenda. Information Literacy helps the health ...
From the Vantage point of a University librarian
The most important sub-theme from the point of view of a university is Enhancement of employability through access to information and knowledge through libraries and other information services
Economic information literacy and the development of Sub-Saharan Arican countries
It has been proven that information availability is a key factor in the development of a society. Brooding and Mayer-Schonberger (2000) summaries this in the following words: 'indeed, accurate and reliable information is ...
Information literacy : the missing link in South Africa's educational transformation
This paper uses the lens of information literacy and information literacy education to view educational change in South Africa.