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Exploiting ICT For Accelerated Development In Tanzania

Wara, S.T. and Ilaboya, I.R. and Hymore, F. K. and Njugbwen, E. and Abayomi-AIIi, A. (2007) Exploiting ICT For Accelerated Development In Tanzania. In: 24th National Conference On The Role Of Engineering In Achieving The Natonal Strategy For Growth And Reducction Of Poverty, 6th - 7th December 2007, Dar es salaam, Tanzania.

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ICT plays a great role in nation building today. Its relevance in rural development cannot be overemphasized, owing to it's immerse contributions through the use of services made possible by new technological developments. A comprehensive analysis on the status of ICT in Tanzania was carried out; this analysis was done to ascertain the depth to which ICT has gone in the country. Factors hindering a progressive ICT in Tanzania were also studied, analyzed so as to proffer concrete solutions to them. Also highlighted in this research paper are the potential uses of ICT coupled with the role of ICT in human development and reduction of poverty which is the focal point of the research work. It was discovered at the end of the research, that though Tanzania has embraced ICT in most areas, some other areas still needs attention. The paper highlights among others the need for proper awareness on the relevant of ICT to human and economic development and also . ~he need for manpower development to ensure maximum exploitation of ICT in Tanzania.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 07 May 2015 11:23
Last Modified: 15 Apr 2021 12:48

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