ISBN 9781552500019
Pages 140
Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Published 2004
Publisher CODESRIA, Senegal
Format Paperback

Information and Communication Technologies for Development in Africa. Vol 1

Opportunities and Challenges for Community Development

edited by Ramata Molo Thioune

This volume considers the introduction, adoption and and utilisation of ICTs at community level in Africa; and explores the question of community participation in ICTs in various geographical, technological, socio-economic, cultural and institutional contexts. It assesses in some detail how communities in sub-Saharan Africa have responded to changes following the introduction of these technologies, discussing the opportunities and challenges they present for political and community development.

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About the Editor

Ramata Molo Thioune

Ramata Thioune works at the Research Centre for International Development (IDRC) of Canada, at its regional office in Dakar for West and Central Africa, as a Senior Programme Manager. Thioune holds a Masters in Agricultural Economics (University Laval, Quebec / Canada), a Master of Economic Sciences and a postgraduate degree in Environmental Sciences (University of Dakar).

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