Capacity development indicators for spatial data infrastructures in Africa
This paper is examine, for the need for a "comprehensive assessment of the existing capacity for the establishment and management of SDI" within the framework of the recommendations of the "African Regional Preparatory ...
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 ...
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. ...
African CSOs speak: on the World Summit on the Information Society
The African Civil Society have engaged in the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in a resolute manner. From its early stages, when the notion of ICT for development was only a nascent idea to the very last ...
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 ...
Maps and geographic information for everyone everywhere
A map is an efficient tool for communicating geographic information. Traditionally Maps have been distributed in paper form with the topographic map as the most Common example. Nowadays, geographic data are stored in data ...
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).
Transforming Africa : an agenda for action
This paper Transforming Africa : an agenda for action. This collection of lectures reflects pinpoint the structural constraints and the policy and institutional weaknesses that must be addressed urgently in several core areas.
Cadre des études de référence << Scan-Tic >>
1. Historique du processus Scan-TIC 2. Définition des notions examinées (TIC, environnement des TIC, secteur des TIC, commerce électronique, télé densité, accès universel, etc.) 3. Examen des aspects méthodologiques des ...