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 ...
Report of the Annual Meeting of the African Technical Advisory Committee (ATAC V)
The Economic Commission for Africa's (ECA) Conference of Ministers adopted the African Information Society Initiative (AISI) in May 1996. The conference's resolution 812 (XXXI) mandated ECA to institute an African Technical ...
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.
Setting up a UN gender cluster in support of NEPAD : concept note
The mandate of ECA to promote the economic and social development of African countries through international cooperation must be continuously shaped by continental priorities, especially AU orientations and the articulation ...
Approaches, strategies and challenges for information management and usage in fostering sustainable agricultural growth and rural economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa
The strategic link between poverty reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and sustainable agricultural growth which heavily depends on effective and efficient agricultural extension delivery was examined. The pivotal role ...
Report of the regional workshop on information and knowledge management for development
This workshop was done within the framework of Harnessing Information for Development, a component of ECA's programme of work for the biennium 2006-2007. The expected accomplishment was to achieve "improved availability ...
Governance, citizenhsip and information literacy abilities in Africa
This paper is a contribution to the ongoing debate over the role of governance and citizenship in promoting information literacy abilities. In other words, to what extent have good governance and citizenship empowered ...