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Overview eTransform Africa
Overview eTransform Africa
Overview eTransform Africa
Overview eTransform Africa
Overview eTransform Africa
Overview eTransform Africa
Overview eTransform Africa
Overview eTransform Africa
Overview eTransform Africa
Overview eTransform Africa
Overview eTransform Africa
Overview eTransform Africa
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Overview eTransform Africa

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In this presentation Tim Kelly from the World Bank provides a general …

In this presentation Tim Kelly from the World Bank provides a general
overview about the project and the debate so far in the eTransform Africa project.

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  1. eTransform Africa: The strategic application of information and communication technologies in Africa<br />EnockYonazi, TundeFafunwa, African Development Bank<br />Tim Kelly, Naomi Halewood, World Bank<br />Review Workshop, 28-30 June 2011Johannesburg<br />
  2. 2<br />Impact of ICTs on GDP growth<br />Impact of a 10% increase in the penetration of ICTs on GDP per capita, 1980-2006<br /><ul><li>Developing country mobile has 35% greater impact on GDP than developed
  3. Broadband has a 57% greater impact than narrowband</li></li></ul><li>Objectives of eTransform Africa:<br />Take stock of emerging uses and applications of ICTs that are having transformative effects of social and economic development<br />Identify key ICT applications (Africa and worldwide) that have the potential for replications and scaling up<br />Identify constraints that negatively impact ICT adoption and scaling up, including in policy and regulatory environment<br />Commission a representative series of case studies to assist in formulating future ICT sectoral strategy<br />Develop a common framework between the World Bank, Africa Development Bank, African Union and donor community for future ICT interventions<br />3<br />
  4. Objectives beyondeTransform Africa:<br />Identification of ICT applications with transformative power (high impact) in each of the sectors and with substantial potential for replication or scaling-up – within country or regionally – through future government and donor operational programs. <br /> Identification of the various and differing and complementary roles – government, private sector, donor community – in initiating ICT application deployment.<br /> Identification of policy gaps in creating an enabling environment for easing deployment (supply) and uptake by end-users/beneficiaries (demand stimulation).<br />4<br />
  5. 5<br />Sector studies and experts<br />Consultants<br />
  6. The Coordinating Project Team<br />6<br />
  7. Schedule and milestones<br />Feb 23-24 Kick-off workshop in Nairobi<br />Mid-April Inception Reports (all review meetings completed)<br />Mid-May: Chapter 2, Landscape Analysis<br />Mid-June: Chapter 3, Africa Scan: Opportunities and Challenges<br />June 28-30: Review Workshop in Johannesburg<br />End-June: Chapter 4, Deep Dive Into Case Studies<br />End-July: Chapters 5 and 6: Recommendations to African and International Stakeholders<br />End-August: Final Report on Sector Studies<br />End-October: Overview chapter finalized and report published<br />November: Launch Event (Tunis?)<br />
  8. Basic Structure for Studies<br />8<br />
  9. Case Studies<br />9<br />
  10. Idea Management Platform: eTransformAfrica.org<br />10<br />
  11. Workshop structure<br />Opening (Tues am)<br />Project team<br />Sectoral teams<br />Cross-cutting themes<br />Technical barriers to greater take-up<br />Enhancing the regulatory environment<br />Capacity-building and skills issues<br />Wrap-up (Thurs, pm)<br />Recommendations, Synthesis and next steap<br />Sectoral reviews<br />Agriculture (Tues, 15.15)<br />Financial Services (Tues, 16.45)<br />Climate change (Wed, 10.00)<br />Local ICT Sector (Wed, 11.30)<br />Education (Wed, 15.15)<br />Health (Wed, 16.45)<br />Regional Trade (Thurs, 09.00)<br />Public Services (Wed, 10.15)<br />11<br />
  12. Review structure<br />12<br />
  13. Cross-sectoral functions<br />Overview: BMP<br />Review and harmonisation of sector reports<br />Synthesis of common elements between reports and Development of Recommendations <br />Drafting overview chapter<br />Online facilitator: Christian Kreutz<br />Ideas platform (eTransformAfrica.org)<br />Blogging and dissemination<br />Program Coordinator: TundeFafunwa<br />Tracking progress on deliverables<br />Organisation of review workshop and launch event<br />Project team: AfDB and World Bank<br />Project management and follow-up<br />Contractual issues<br />13<br />
  14. Next steps<br />Case study chapter (deep dive analysis)<br />Due by End June<br />Recommendations chapters<br />Recommendations to African and international stakeholders<br />Due End August<br />Overview chapter (BMP)<br />August – October <br />Public launch of eTransformAfrica.org website<br />Following review workshop<br />Public launch<br />November 2011: Dates and venue to be confirmed<br />Dissemination program: Dec 2011 – June 2012<br />14<br />

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