Report of the regional workshop on information and knowledge management for development
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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This workshop was done within the framework of Harnessing Information for Development, a component of ECA's programme of work for the biennium 2006-2007. The expected accomplishment was to achieve "improved availability and use of information for development at the national, regional and sub regional levels." The objective of the workshop was to discuss issues, strategies, processes and mechanisms for managing and using information and knowledge to empower all members of the community to enable them participate adequately in economic, social and political affairs for their individual and collective well-being, and towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and participation in the global knowledge economy.