E-government implementation and practice in developing countries

Abstract: [Partial preview] This book reports on the current developments with e-government. It discusses m-government, e-governance, e-participation, e-inclusion, and the use of mobile phones and social networking . Many developing countries experience problems with the adoption of e-government systems. Author(s): Mahmood, Zaigham Source(s): , Advances in electronic government, digital divide, and regional development series 420…

Mobile technologies and empowerment : enhancing human development through participation and innovation

Abstract: By looking at basic concepts, current trends and real life examples, this primer shows how development practitioners can harness the potential of mobile technologies to improve human development outputs and public services at the local and country level, especially for poor, rural people. Author(s): Zambrano, Raúl; Seward, Ruhiya Kristine Source(s): , 55 p., ill.,…

The democratic impact of ICT in Africa

Abstract: This paper develops the so-called “African model of ICT practice”, which proposes a set of hypotheses that aim to enable the effective usage and integration of ICT within the democratic process in the context of an African self-defined political reality. Author(s): Dobra, Alexandra Source(s): Africa Spectrum; 47(2012)1, p. 73-88, ill Africa Spectrum 47(2012)1 Published:…

Yes Africa can : success stories from a dynamic continent

Abstract: This book with success stories from Africa contains two chapters on different aspects of local governance from Sierra Leone (post-conflict recontruction) and Rwanda (health financing). Author(s): Chuhan-Pole, Punam; Angwafo, Manka Source(s): , xiii, 477 p., ill., graphs, maps, tabs Published: 2011 World bank, Washington, DC (English ISBN/ISSN: 978-0-8213-8746-7/ Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1596/978-0-8213-8745-0

Local governance and ICTs in Africa : case studies and guidelines for implementation and evaluation

Abstract: The status of e-governance in Africa is reviewed, using case studies from nine countries, and the effects of ICTs on local governance are assessed. A roadmap for policymakers, decision-makers, and practitioners to implement and evaluate their own e-local governments is included. Author(s): Waema, Timothy Mwololo; Adera, Edith Ofwona Source(s): , xxiv, 357 p., ill.,…

Module 14: ICT for land administration and management

Abstract: The three core ICT technologies for land – the Internet, global navigation satellite systems (GNSS), and geographic information systems (GIS) -are converging and creating huge opportunities for land management, land reform, and land markets, and land use. Author(s): McLaren, Robin A.; Stanley, Victoria Source(s): , [30] p., ill., maps, tabs Published: 2011 World bank.…