Digital domains and new development strategies: revisiting ICT policy-making in the Global South

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dc.contributor.author Dunn, Hopeton S.
dc.contributor.author Kwame Boafo
dc.date.accessioned 2016-12-02T19:13:02Z
dc.date.available 2016-12-02T19:13:02Z
dc.date.created 2010
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/43498
dc.description.abstract National communication planning in Africa must incorporate the latest generation of information technologies, but planning must aim at concrete development results in terms of employment and incomes. For the technology to generate the best results it must be based on institutional changes such as improvement of literacy levels and a type of basic and professional education which requires active reaching out to get information to develop personal knowledge systems. Planning requires multi-stakeholder cooperation involving educational, entrepreneurial, political and community cooperation. Regulation and investment/entrepreneurial opportunities need to be far more flexible and user-friendly.Access to information in government, research centres and other institutions needs to be far more open, available and inviting.
dc.relation.ispartof African Communication Research, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2010: 37-60.
dc.subject ICT policy and planning; ICT and development; Education for ICT; ICT investment and regulation
dc.subject.lcsh Information technology – Developing countries; Technological innovations – Developing countries; Telecommunication policy;Information technology – Social aspects
dc.title Digital domains and new development strategies: revisiting ICT policy-making in the Global South
dc.type Article


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