Déclaration de Windhoek sur le Référentiel géodésique africain (AFREF) : conclusions de l'atelier sur AFREF
Le Centre régional de cartographie des ressources pour le développement (RCMRD), établi à Nairobi (Kenya), organise périodiquement des réunions en vue de débattre de questions diverses au sein du Comité technique (CT) et ...
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 ...
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 ...
Geoinformation in support of decentralization and community empowerment
The demand for spatial information in relation to decision-making can be considered from different perspectives. First and foremost, the process of making decisions requires information as an input. Decisions made in this ...
Notes and guidelines for chairs, speakers, panellists, rappporteurs, delegates and observers at the third meeting of the committee on development information(CODI.3)
The Committee on Development Information (CODI) is composed of statisticians, librarians, information and Geo-information specialists, who are government officials of the members States of the Economic Commission for ...
National knowledge systems and the status of information access policies in Africa
Knowledge is increasingly perceived as the principal driver of economic growth and development in both developed and developing countries. “Africa’s most urgent need is knowledge for production and development,” was the ...
Report on ECA statistical activities during the period 2003 - 2005 and work programme for the Biennium 2006 - 2007
This document provides an overview of the statistical activities since CODI III.and aims to obtain the views of the sub-committee on the proposed work programme for the biennium 2006-2007
Concept paper : information as an economic resource
The selection of the CODI IV theme on ‘Information as an Economic Resource’, signals the need for communication specialists and economists to begin rethinking the role of information in economic development, and potential ...
Promoting information literacy: lessons from education and lifelong learning
Literacy in general and functional literacy in particular are at the heart of any educational empowerment. Simply defined, literacy relates to acquisition of skills to use written language. Literacy is a powerful tool that ...