How ICTs are trans...

How ICTs are transforming the African Economy

A World Bank / African Development Bank Knowledge Event
A World Bank / African Development Bank Knowledge Event

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Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have the potential to transform business and government in Africa, driving entrepreneurship, innovation and economic growth. A new flagship report ? eTransform Africa ? produced by The World Bank and the African Development Bank, with the support of the African Union, identifies best practice in the use of ICTs in key sectors of the African economy.

The report is being discussed with stakeholders at the Open Innovation Africa Summit in Nairobi, and this knowledge event is being hosted by the World Bank office in Nairobi to look in more detail at how ICTs are being used in the sectors of Climate Change Adaptation and Health. The sectoral summaries and summary are available at www.eTransformAfrica.org.

Please register online for the meeting at: www.eTransformAfrica.eventbrite.com  or contact Nancy Mule Woche at nwoche@Worldbank.org. You can join the meeting in person in the World Bank country office in Nairobi (in the Duma Room, Upperhill Nairobi) or by Videoconference in the country office Gaborone (Time Square Building, 134 Independence Avenue), and in Washington DC, 1818 H St NW, in Room J6-160VC. You can also join the meeting on Adobe Connect at: http://worldbankva.adobeconnect.com/etransformation/.

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