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 ...
Report of the second meeting of the AVLIN Advisory Committee
This paper discusses the African Virtual Library and Information Network (AVLIN) Advisory Committee (AAC) activities and AVLIN business plan since CODI III meeting and discussions of the AVLIN meeting 24th April 2005.
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. ...
Report of the WSIS academia research network brainstorming workshop, 9-11 June 2004 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
A nation's ability to fully develop an Information Society depends on the capacity of its people to be educated, to assimilate, and to process complex information. In this context,higher education institutions play a ...
Scan-ICT: understanding ICT penetration and usage in Africa
The Scan-ICT project is a multi-donor initiative that seeks to build support for the phased development of a comprehensive African capability to define, collect and manage key information needed to support the growing ...
Report of the Annual Meeting of the African Technical Advisory Committee (ATAC), 9 - 10 December 2004 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
This paper focused on the report of the annual meeting of the African technical advisory committee (ATAC).
Progress report on AVLIN since CODI III to ICT/Library Subcommittee
The following report is an update of key activities undertaken since May 2003 when the third meeting of the Committee on Development Information (CODI III) was held in Addis Ababa. During CODI III, AVLIN was formally ...
Fourth meeting of the committee on development information (CODI -IV) information note: theme: information as an economic resources
This meeting will therefore build on the outcomes of CODI III, and will focus on information as an economic resource to foster Africa's economy growth and advancement of the development agendas set out in ECA's work plan, ...