Jidaw Systems
(MASTERCOMPUTERS)


e-Nigeria 2005

THEME

ICT Deployment for Sustainable Development in Nigerian Rural Areas

Date: 28 - 30 June, 2005

Venue: Ecowas Secretariat, Abuja, Nigeria

Sub themes:

a)       Nigerian grassroots in the global information society;

b)       Nigerian rural economy in achieving the Millennium Development Goals

c)       Issues in exploring ICT for transforming Nigerian rural economy

d)       Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in ICT deployment in Nigeria; and

e)       Necessary financial, technical and other ICT resources for socio-economic development in Nigeria

 

Objectives

  1. Identify strategies for grassroots implementation of relevant areas of the Nigerian national IT Policy in the local areas;
  2. Foster the strategies for grassroots implementation of the WSIS Plan of Action in order to properly position Nigerian rural areas in the emerging global information society;
  3. Identify strategies for harnessing ICT human and infrastructure resources for the socio-economic transformation of local government areas in Nigeria;
  4. Identify priority issues in ICT development and deployment in the various sub sectors of the local government areas to achieve sustainable growth and development;
  5. Identify challenges of ICT deployment in local government areas in Nigeria and proffer solutions within the framework of national development; and
  6. Showcase developments and trends in the global ICT industry through exhibition of various components that are relevant to ICT development in the rural areas and the entire citizenry.

Contact the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) for more details on the program.

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA)
Plot 695, Port Harcourt Crescent, Off Gimbiya Street
Area 11, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria
Tel: 234-9-3142924-6

Click here for more on NITDA and Nigeria's IT Policy


For more coverage and information related to this topic, Visit Nigeria's Information Technology and Telecommunications Center on the Web:

http://www.jidaw.com/digitalnigeria.html

 

 

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