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.
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) ...
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 ...
ICTS in ECA'S biennial work programmes, 2005-2009
This document provides information on The Fifth Session of the Committee on Development Information (CODI-V) of ICTS in ECA'S biennial work programmes, 2005-2009.
Tour d'horizon de la gouvernance en Afrique Centrale : recommendations et plan d'action
La présente analyse a pour but d'examiner révolution de la mise en œuvre de la gouvernance dans la sous-région Afrique centrale. Cette réflexion s'organise en deux parties. La première est une introduction. La deuxième ...
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. ...
Management of technology in newly industrialising countries: lesson for Africa
Technological development has been recognised as the key driving force in economic development not only in industrially advanced countries but also in Newly Industrializing Countries (NICs). Korea, for instance, suffered ...
Draft resolutions : fourth meeting of the committee on development information (CODI IV)
The Fourth Session of the committee on development information took place in Addis Ababa during the period 25-28 April 2005 and was preceded by workshops on the 23r and the 24 April 2005 during which the main questions of ...
The value of library services in development
In spite of their enormous power to propel human progress, libraries are increasingly asked to justify the resources spent on them, to justify even their very existence. In this climate, libraries must be accountable, ...
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 ...