Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

ICT Initiatives in Ethiopia

Speaker: Mesfin Belachew (Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) P.O. Box 1028 Addis Ababa Ethiopia  )
Organiser: John Barretto
Date: Thursday, 26 Apr 2012, 16:00 to 17:00
Venue: AG-80

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Abstract:  Ethiopia, as one of the developing nation, is in the process of implementing a number of ICT projects to make the Government electronically enabled.  Dr. Mesfin, Director of E-Government Directorate at the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT), will give an overview of the Information Communication Technology (ICT) initiatives in Ethiopia.  He will be talking on issues like Ethiopia in ICT International Measures, the Major ICT Initiatives, the E-Government Strategy and on some of the Challenges & Opportunities faced in implementation.