ERIC Number: ED477515
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Getting Connected: Information and Communications Technology for Development.
Gitta, Cosmas, Ed.
Cooperation South, n1 2001
This journal special issue contains the following articles on the role of information and communications Technology (ICT) in development in the countries of the South: (1) "Digitally Empowered Development" (Allen L. Hammond); (2) "Global E-Commerce Policies Seen from the South" (Somkiat Tangkitvanich); (3) "Building Foundations for E-Commerce in Hong Kong" (Judith Hollows, Chun Kit Lok); (4) "Making the Software Industry 'Open'" (Edward White); (5) "Electronic Democracy: Buenos Aires and Montevideo" (Susana Finquelievich); (6) "Educating Citizens of the Global Learning Society" (Michel J. Menou); (7) "Reaching the Last Mile" (Carlos A. Gamboa, Ron Laporte, Francois Sauer); (8) "Afriboxes, Telecenters, Cybercafes: ICT in Africa" (Mike Jensen); (9) "Paths Beyond Connectivity: Experience from Latin America and the Caribbean" (Ricardo Gomez, Juliana Martinez, Katherine Reilly); (10) "Creating a Knowledge-Based Labour Force in Asia" (Meheroo Jussawalla, Rana Hasan); and (11) "From Medieval to Modern Times: Information in the Arab World" (Hamid Mowlana). A summary of current trends, perspectives, and events is also included. (MES)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Development, Foreign Countries, Information Technology, International Cooperation, Technology Transfer, Telecommunications
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Development Programme, New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Asia