25 May 2010 - Our Country's Future is dependent on how innovative we become. To this end the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has launched the ICT4D Plan at its Nigeria 2010 summit. Copies of Nigeria's ICT4D plan are now available at NITDA's office.
This is an invitation
from the ICT4D Futures group to examine this plan from our different
perspectives and discuss possible implementation strategies
especially for private sector and Civil Society.
1. Civil Society Implementation Strategies for ICT4D
Date: Thursday, 3rd June 2010
Without proactive policies ICT actually widens the gap between the digital haves and the digital have-nots”. Globally the contradictions are even deeper. The great paradox is that with the amazing growth in computing and telecommunications – wireless technologies, mobile telephony, web services - the divide is still widening between the digital “haves” and the digital “have-nots”. Poverty, lack of leadership and commitment, underdevelopment and the imbalance in the global economic structure result in unevenness in the exploitation and deployment of technologies
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