Bridging Africa”s Digital Divide

ISBN: 9783838301662

$53.07 $45.11

This report is based on the outcomes of a regional workers” education training workshop held at the Tom Mboya Labour College, Kisumu, Kenya and organized by the Bureau for Workers” Activities of the International Labour Organization and the Workers” Activities Programme of the International Training Centre in Turin. The aim was to trade unions in English-speaking Africa to bridge what has been described as the Digital Divide: the gap between developed and developing countries in the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). One important outcome of the workshop was that, the bridge of the digital divide will only be shortened if trade unions design and co-ordinate the ICT agenda at the workplaces. The conventional wisdom must be that information technology must be seen to be important for all trade union operations, ranging from membership recruitment and organising, delivery of services, collective bargaining, research, training and education, to political campaigns and maintenance of democratic principles. Trade unions must also take information technology as a critical force in shaping their relevance in the future.

Categories:
Title:
Bridging Africa”s Digital Divide
ISBN-10:
3838301668
ISBN-13:
9783838301662
Author:
Mohammed Mwamadzingo
Publisher:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Published Date:
20100715
Edition:
1
Binding
Paperback / softback
Pages:
1
Language:
English
Product Dim.:
8.66 H x 5.91 W (inches)

Mohammed Mwamadzingo

Special Offers and Promotions

Our print to order bookstore saves you money. There are currently no special offers for Bridging Africa”s Digital Divide

Editorial Reviews

Thank you for selecting our online bookstore. Currently, there are no editorial book reviews for Bridging Africa”s Digital Divide

About Pubgraphics Direct

PGDirect is an online bookstore that has embraced the concept of direct to consumer selling for self-published books, softcover and hardcover books, specialty books, children's books, hard to find books, college textbooks, print on demand books and more.

Your Cart


Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 536870912 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 72 bytes) in /home/pgdirect/public_html/wp-includes/wp-db.php on line 1972