This paper reflects the opinions of the authors and not necessarily those of the institutions represented. Comments on the paper are welcome, and an updated version can be found at: ii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank the officers and staff at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa for their untiring patience and assistance on the… (More)
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Dr. Adeya would like to thank Fola Yahaya at the London School of Economics for his contribution to the development of the paper. She would also like to thank the former Director of the United Nations University/Institute for New Technologies (UNU/INTECH) for his support in the preparation of the paper. calendar year, during which a number… (More)
ii Foreword These last few years have seen a surge of new initiatives devoted to reducing the digital divide. The G-8 DOT Force, the UN ICT Task Force and the World Economic Forum's work on digital inclusion are significant examples of the efforts going into promoting digital technologies for the development of poor countries. However, what is actually… (More)
1 B By y C Ca at th he er ri in ne e N Ny ya ak ki i A Ad de ey ya a 2 2 0 0 0 0 5 5 1 This is a working draft, please do not cite.