Nigeria and ICTs for development
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- Entrenching Democracy and Good Governance: The Role of ICT
- S. A. Adesola 2012
- With the rapid spread of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), new opportunities have been opened for a revival of public discourse and improved governance efficiency. ICTs offer concrete opportunities for local and national go...
- Increasing Healthcare Delivery by 270% to Underserved Communities Using a Scalable ICT Solution
- A practical, disciplined approach that increases capacity and optimizes resources has moved beyond its pilot phase and is scaling successfully. In Nigeria, mobile healthcare teams armed with innovative, appropriate ICT expand healthcare cap...
- Cloud Computing: Solution to ICT in Higher Education in Nigeria
- A. Y. Gital / Pelagia Research Library, 2011
- Information and communication technologies (ICT) have become commonplace entities in all aspects of life. Across the past twenty years the use of ICT has fundamentally changed the practices and procedures of nearly all forms of endeavour wi...
- ICT Competency Framework for Teachers in Nigeria
- M. Hooker / Global E-Schools and Communities Initiative, 2011
- This study presents the findings of a Needs Assessment and situation analysis in Nigeria carried out for the Teacher Development for 21st Century (TDev21) program—a joint effort of the World Bank1 and Global e‐Schools and Communities Initia...
- Acceptance and Usage of ICT by University Academicians Using UTAUT Model: A Case Study of University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
- R. Zobel / Journal of Emerging Trends in Computing and Information Sciences, 2012
- The role of information and communication technology acceptance and usage in universities has been the focus of IS researches. Universities in Nigeria require adequate ICT facilities to augment face to face teaching. Acceptance has its mode...
- Ict 'Tools' for Poverty Eradication and Economic Growth in Nigeria
- N. A. Yekini 2012
- This paper uses the phrase “tools” to include the computer hardware, software, and connectivity that we lump together under the title Information and Communication Technology (ICT). ICTs facilitate the creation, storage, managem...
- Preparing for knowledge based societies through education systems in Africa - report and methodology
- M. Hooker (ed); E. Mwiyeria (ed); A. Verma (ed) / Global E-Schools and Communities Initiative, 2011
- There is a commonly accepted view that Education systems will need to effect changes to prepare citizens for lifelong learning in the emerging 21st Century knowledge‐based societies. The global shift towards knowledge‐based economies will r...
- The uses of ICT and gendering for sustainable poverty alleviation in Nigeria
- E.A. Obayelu; I. Ogunlade 2006
- This article is a descriptive analysis of the use of ICT for gender empowerment and sustainable poverty alleviation in Nigeria. It describes the roles that ICTs have played in the lives of the poor and the ones yet untapped in Nigeria, and ...
- Obstacles and opportunities in the use of ICTs by resource-poor farmers, women and youth in ACP countries
- N. Hafkin; H. Hodame / International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (World Conservation Union), 2002
- This report examines the digital divide that exists between developing nations of Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific and the rest of the world. The report highlights the following issues: Gender, ICTs and agriculture for rural dev...
- In less than a generation, the majority of poor people will have access to mobile phones and services
- id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2007
- ‘Explosive’ is the only way to describe mobile phone growth. Half the world’s 6.5 billion people now use a mobile (up from two billion just two years ago). There are more than twice as many mobile owners in developin...