Progress report on NICI implemetnation; evaluation of the impact of NICI in Africa : the Scan-ICT project
The impact from new information and communication technologies is no longer confined to the communications and information sectors. It has become a pervasive mass technology with a much wider scope of influence, affecting ...
Technologies nouvelles et émergentes et compétitivité du secteur des ressources naturelles en Afrique
A l'aube du 21ème siècle, le développement des nations est devenu, plus que jamais, tributaire de la connaissance, de l'information et du savoir-faire. Ainsi, malgré sa grande richesse en ressources naturelles, l'Afrique ...
Establishiment of a geographic database facility for Africa
This paper focused on the establishment of a geographic database facility for Africa. The African regional facility shall lead African stakeholders in development of the African geospatial data infrastructure.
The African learning network : emerging from behind the knowledge curtain
This paper focuses on a global information society require a fundamental shift in thinking about the methodology of education. ICTs have already begun to exert massive transformation of education systems in developed ...
Development of spatial data infrastructure in Lesotho
Spatial data is crucial for sustainable land management and environmental protection; therefore the development of spatial data infrastructure (SDI) ensures accessibility of information for decision-making. Many national ...
Rectas: blazing the trail in capacity building for geoinformation production and management for sustainable management of land ,environment and natural resources in Africa
The need for a Regional Cartographic Centre was first mooted at the 1st United Nations (UN) Cartographic Conference held in 1963 in Nairobi, Kenya. Consequently, the 8th Session of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) ...
Introduction to the library of the Southern African development community-SADC secretariat
The SADC Secretariat Library was established in 1989 when SADCC was preparing its 10th anniversary. Within the new structure the library is part of the Information, Communication and Technology Department and is located ...
Annotated provisional agenda of CODI 2: sub-committee on information and communication technologies and library
Under this agenda item, the Sub-Committee will consider presentations made by countries on the development and utilisation of ICT applications on the four key areas (education, e-commerce, health and ICT policies and ...
Draft Report : Second Meeting of the Committee on Development Information (CODI)
This draft report of the second meeting of the Committee on Development Information (COD1) was held at the Headquarters of the Economic Commission for Africa, in Addis Ababa, from 4 to 7 September 2001. Delegates came from ...
Libraries and ICTs: a review of global trends and the state of the art in Africa
The fast pace at which information and communication technology (ICT) is changing requires those who are responsible for the provision of information services to closely monitor the changes in order to apply the new ...