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Technology in Nigeria.  Prospects & challenges for development
Technology in Nigeria.  Prospects & challenges for development
Technology in Nigeria.  Prospects & challenges for development
Technology in Nigeria.  Prospects & challenges for development
Technology in Nigeria.  Prospects & challenges for development
Technology in Nigeria.  Prospects & challenges for development
Technology in Nigeria.  Prospects & challenges for development
Technology in Nigeria.  Prospects & challenges for development
Technology in Nigeria.  Prospects & challenges for development
Technology in Nigeria.  Prospects & challenges for development
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Technology in Nigeria. Prospects & challenges for development

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Presentation by TPL. Olutoyin Adedamola Ayinde. Honorable Commissioner: Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development. Done at the IT News Africa Innovation Dinner held on the 17th of September …

Presentation by TPL. Olutoyin Adedamola Ayinde. Honorable Commissioner: Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development. Done at the IT News Africa Innovation Dinner held on the 17th of September 2013

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  • 1. Technology in Nigeria: Prospects & Challenges for Development Technology Defined: - Application of practical sciences to Industry and Commerce - Theories, Methods and practices governing such applications - Knowledge and skills towards solving societal issues and problems - Technology is applicable to different human endeavours - It is a means of human advancement in time and space 1.0
  • 2. Need for Modern Technology - Change - Population Increase - Increase in Demand - Pressure on Land - Better service delivery - Time Management - Modern Economy - Cultural Evolution - Globilization 2.0
  • 3. Prospects of Modern Technology - Vision and Development Agenda in some states like Lagos - Availability of Land - Availability of Labour (skilled Labour in states like Lagos) - Development of Information Communication/Technologies - Availability of Development Plans/Schemes - Stable polity - Security Apparatus in states like Lagos - Efficient Public Service system 3.0
  • 4. Prospects cont’d… - Visionary Leadership - Enabling policies and structures - Focused Ministry of Science and Technology - Investment friendliness of Lagos State - Socio-Ecomic Infrastructure, etc - Availability of Research studies and Institutes 3.1
  • 5. Modern Technology & Lagos Experience Focus on ORACLE: - Improved Accounting System - Database, storage and retrieval - Capturing of staff data - Improved tax Administration - Budget system - Land Administration Land Information System - Mapping and Georeferencing - Urban Governance (Inter Governmental cooperation and collaboration 3.2
  • 6. Specific Areas of Need - Infrastructural Development - Housing - Transportation - Education - Agriculture - Health Care - ProductionTourism - Surveying/Town Planning, etc 4.0
  • 7. Challenges to Modern Technology - Security - Lack of Infrastructure of database - Lack of adequate research studies - Political Instability - Capital (funds)/Budgetary allocation - Government policy - Bureaucratic control - Sustainability issues - Lack of skilled manpower - Importation and transfer of technology versus Local Technology - Politics: Skilled manpower versus mediocrity 5.0
  • 8. CONCLUSION - Level of Technology determines level of socio- economic development in Nigeria - Technological development has direct relationship with standard of living - Technological development depends on the Leadership Vision Development of local technology Institutional framework Enabling policy Funding Capacity building etc 6.0
  • 9. The Physical and socio-economic development in Nigeria depends on Technological Development 6.1
  • 10. Manpower Technology Development GDP Favourable Balance of Trade Foreign Reserve Standard of Living DECISION: - Are we ready? - Are we ready to pay the price, are we ready to sacrifice? - Whatever decisions we take have consequences on our existing situations 7.0

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