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  • Problem: Non-Technology
    • Non-technology refers to the situation that landlocked countries or poverty stricken areas which lack of new technology especially information and communication such as telephone, cellular phone and Internet .
  • Cause of Non-Technology
    • Poverty
    • Geography factor: landlocked countries or small islands
    • Lack of education
  • Poverty Two indicators technology reports on in Africa
    • The numbers research publications
    • Patents awarded
    • to African researchers
    • Source: Africa: Researchers lag in science and technology, Karen MacGregor,23 November 2008, University World News
  • Publications data during 2000~2004
    • Africa: produced 1.8% of the world publications (68,945)
    • Other countries: European Union 38.8%, the US 33.6%, China 4.7%, Latin America 3.5%, India 2.4%
    • Source: Africa: Researchers lag in science and technology, Karen MacGregor,23 November 2008, University World News
  • Comparison between Bolivia and UK in Internet users
    • Source: World Bank, World Development Indicators-Last updated June 16,2010
  • Data about worldwide education
    • Source: United Nations Educational, scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Institute for statistics.
    • Catalog sources: World Development Indicators.
  • Effect of Non-technology
    • Less opportunities for business
    • Inconvenient communication
  • Gross Domestic Product
    • Source: World Bank, World Development Indicators-Last updated June 16,2010
  • Inconvenient Communication
    • Source: ITU World Telecommunication/ITC Indicators database
  • International Telecommunication Union
    • Mission
    • The mission of the Telecommunication Development Sector (ITU-D) aims at achieving the Sector's objectives based on the right to communicate of all inhabitants of the planet through access to infrastructure and information and communication services.
    • Source: Welcome to the ITU-D website! BDT web support, updated: 2008-05-25
  • Three Projects
    • Assist countries in the field of information and communication technologies (ICTs), in facilitating the mobilization of technical, human and financial resources needed for their implementation, as well as in promoting access to ICTs.
    • Promote the extension of the benefits of ICTs to all the world’s inhabitants.
    • Develop and manage programmes that facilitate information flow geared to the needs of developing countries.
  • I care
    • My African friend—— He sent me mails few months ago. But now we lost touch with each other.
    • My hometown—— A small town which surrounded by the mountains.
  • I am going to
    • Send some basic technical books to Africa by post office
    • Send some unused cellular phones, SIM cards and Internet lines to Africa
  • I want you to
    • Collect some books which are not useful to you anymore
    • Make some African friends through Internet , suggest them to learn more new technology
  • Works Cited
    • &quot;University World News - AFRICA: Researchers Lag in Science and Technology.&quot;  University World News - University World Home Page . Web. 27 June 2010. <http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=2008112015320645>.
    • &quot;Public Data.&quot;  Google . Web. 27 June 2010. <http://www.google.com/publicdata?ds=wb-wdi&met=it_net_user&idim=country:BOL&dl=en&hl=en&q=Internet users in Bolivia#met=it_net_user&idim=country:BOL:GBR>.
    • &quot;Education.&quot;  Data | The World Bank . Web. 27 June 2010. <http://data.worldbank.org/topic/education>.
    • &quot;Public Data.&quot;  Google . Web. 28 June 2010. <http://www.google.com/publicdata?ds=wb-wdi&met=ny_gdp_mktp_cd&idim=country:UGA&dl=en&hl=en&q=GDP in Uganda#met=ny_gdp_mktp_cd&idim=country:UGA:USA>.
  • Works Cited
    • Free Statistics.&quot;  ITU: Committed to Connecting the World . Web. 28 June 2010. <http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/ict/statistics/>.
    • &quot;ITU-D Sector Mission.&quot;  ITU: Committed to Connecting the World . Web. 28 June 2010. <http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/information/aboutbdt.html>.