ICT and Development - Research Voices from Africa
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.
|Event dates:||2010-03-22 – 2010-03-23|
|Deadline Call for Papers:||2009-11-30|
|Organizer:||International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), Technical Commission 9 Faculty of Computing and IT, Makerere University, Uganda|
|Conference venue:||Kampala, Makerere University|
|Classification:||I3 - Welfare and Poverty ; L8 - Industry Studies: Services ; O1 - Economic Development ; Z1 - Cultural Economics|
|Event type:||Seminare, Summer Schools, Symposien, Workshops; Seminars, Summer Schools, Symposiums, Workshops|