Fifth session of the committee on development information (CODI)
This CODI session will discuss the terms of reference for CODIST & Stat Com-Africa. the two new committees. Now let me turn to this fifth CODI meeting on the theme "Employment and the Knowledge Economy", which is in line ...
Draft Report of the fifth Session of the Committee on Development Information (CODI V)
This paper focused on the draft report of the fifth session of the committee on development information (CODI V).
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.
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 ...
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 ...