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Icts For Effective Decentralization

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A regional workshop to launch research on decentralization of basic social services began its yesterday in the Hotel Tenere Niamey. The workshop, organized by the Educational Research Network for West and Central Africa (ERNWACA) was placed under the patronage of the High Commissioner for Modernization of the State, Mr. Mom Malam Sani Mom, who presided over the opening ceremony. The workshop brought together researchers from Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Mali, Senegal and Niger involved in the preparation of the Transnational study on “decentralization of basic social services : water, health education”. This ERNWACA ...
(MENA) and it has grown rapidly since the early 1990s. In recent years the Government of Egypt has accorded even greater priority in improving the education system. According to the Human Development Index (HDI),Egypt is ranked 123 in the HDI, and 7 in the lowest 10 HDI countries in the middle east and north africa, in 2009. With the help of World Bank and other multilateral organizations Egypt aims to increase access in early childhood care and education and the inclusion of ICT at all levels of education, especially at the tertiary level. The government is responsible for offering free education at all levels. The current ...
The elephant in the room
has been the variety of voices and perspectives that are weighing in.  This one potentially misguided project was able to catalyze a huge discussion on the nature of ‘aid’.  Once again the power of social media to engage people in debate and dialogue was demonstrated . There are a lot of angles to follow up on from last week’s blow up. There’s a lot to unpack and it goes much deeper than a conversation about t-shirts.  One thread I find particularly interesting is the use of social media and ICTs (information and communication technologies) for bringing greater accountability and generating input and dialogue around ... market research, surveys and trends
"Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are not only a significant factor in the performance and growth of economies - the importance of which is continuously growing -, but they also represent a novel and effective tool to help advance sustainable human development (SHD)." ICTs and Development Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) offer a wide and intrinsically open area for development related work in developing countries like Pakistan; the amplitude of the impact of these technologies ranges from their very incident as an indicator of development in itself to act as a "permissive ... market research, surveys and trends


Decentralization:Poverty Reduction, Empowerment and Participation
prerequisites, for effective decentralization. Again this is a relatively new ..... ICTs for poverty reduction and e-government is discussed. .... expected to reach 4690 million by 2025. In 2004, 41 percent of the total population in ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Bangladesh: Supporting Gender and ICTs: Opportunities for Women in ...
Decentralization of ICTs through the supply chain has intensified competition in ..... ICTs can be effective learning and networking tools, as well as play a ... estimated at USD 150 million, growing at an estimated 20 percent per year. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Ghana: Basic School Education Ailing
Asunafo South — For about ten years, two mango trees have been serving as classrooms for Kindergarten pupils of the Kukuom Anglican Primary School, which ironically is less than 15 minutes walk from the Asunafo South District Assembly office in the Brong Ahafo Region. Every school day of the current academic year, eighty-eight children of the Kindergarten 1A and 1B classes carry chairs and tables from their homes to gather under the two mango trees for lessons. And about 65 kilometres away, about 250 school children from Anwiaso and surrounding communities loiter on the compound of the community-built Anwiaso Primary ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
How coalition govenment works in Africa
Kenya’s two-year old Grand Coalition Government heads to African Peer Review Mechanism with gusto and confidence and is expected to present an impressive CV at the July Heads of State and Governments Summit in Kampala, Uganda. The coalition between President Mwai Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Amolo Odinga was negotiated following the disputed December 2007 general elections where both contested. The Kenyan post –election arrangement was later replicated in several countries including Zimbabwe and Britain. “Yes, the future is bright for not only Kenya but the whole of East Africa. With the coming of common ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


ICTS FOR EFFECTIVE DECENTRALIZATION: A PILOT STUDY IN SELECTED WOREDAS. ( DISTRICTS) IN ETHIOPIA. Summary by. Dr. Assefa Admassie1 ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
PDF - More Effective Decentralized Education Management and Governance
More Effective Decentralized Education. Management and Governance (DBE1) .... ICT and to use ICT to improve education management and governance. Over 60 ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Concepts of decentralization have changed rapidly over the past ...
ment, they analyze how ICTs can play a key role in promoting and helping the decentralization process to be more effective and meaningful. They emphasize, ...
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