ICT4D in Eastern Africa.



Publisher: Arid Lands Information Network-Eastern Africa in Nairobi, Kenya

Written in English
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Includes bibilographical references (p. 157).

ContributionsArid Lands Information Network. Eastern Africa.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 160 p. :
Number of Pages160
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Open LibraryOL23188468M
ISBN 109966977570
LC Control Number2009349208
OCLC/WorldCa316517423

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Tags: citizen agency, civil society, ICT4D in Eastern Africa. book, ICT, ICT4D, paper, review, transparency Paper: Strengthening citizen agency through ICT: an extrapolation for Eastern Africa was published on by Florian Sturm.

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I developed the first syllabus part of collaboration between CGCS and the World Bank. It features a two-week module on Eastern Europe and Central Asia.I developed a second version of the syllabus, with a two week module on Africa, funded by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York to conduct research on ICTs.

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district, Eastern Cape, South Africa. This book is a representation of the activities, which were recognised as essential components to consider, when implementing a certain ICT4D initiative in a resource constraint area in the poorest province of South Africa which is faced with significant educational challenges.

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University of Nairobi: Research grants for ICT4D in eastern and southern Africa; The Impact Initiative for International Development Research.

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Conflicts across the Middle East have forced millions of people to flee to neighboring countries or to refuge. The Center for Global Communication Studies (CGCS) at UPenn commissioned the writing of a course curriculum and syllabus which is meant for teaching the fundamentals of ICT4D.

The first syllabus was developed as part of collaboration between CGCS and the World Bank, and features a two-week module on Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

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Earlier this year, I was privileged to work on a co-authored book project for the ITU. This was published by the ITU as ICT-Centric Economic Growth, Innovation and Job Creation, and was launched at the World Telecommunication Development Conference in Argentina in October.

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and Botha A. (eds.) ppEdition: 1. The following examples of ICT projects meet the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which have been commonly accepted by the international community as a framework for measuring development progress. Information on MDGs can be accessed at the United Nations or World Bank sites.

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