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- International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), Technical Commission 9; Faculty of Computing and IT, Makerere University, Uganda
|Dates:||March 22-23, 2010|
|Description:||ICT and Development - Research Voices from Africa|
|Location:||Kampala, Makerere University, Uganda|
|Subject:||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 AfricaåÕs 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. [gemÌ_ÌÙ den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]|