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International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), Technical Commission 9; Faculty of Computing and IT, Makerere University, Uganda

Dates:
March 22-23, 2010
Description:
ICT and Development - Research Voices from Africa
Location:
Kampala, Makerere University, Uganda
Subject:
The workshop invites short papers in the following focal areas: - discontinuities between the African context and dominant ICT paradigm - role of information, and ICT, within Africa and between Africa and the rest of the world - barriers against Africa??s adoption, appropriation and autonomous use of ICT - cultural issues that may shape ICT adoption in unexpected ways - alternative strategies of ICT implementation and sustainability in Africa - uncertainty, unpredictability, risk and serendipity related to ICT initiatives - role of ICT in empowerment, illiteracy, poverty eradication, and human development in Africa. [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
Notes:
JEL Code:
I
Sponsor:
URL:
http://news.mak.ac.ug/2010/03/research-voices-africa-speak-through-ifip-2010-cit

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