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ICTs and small enterprise : a motor of economic development in Africa


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Abstract: Employing 20% of the African workforce, small and medium-sized enterprises are a real economic engine. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) can be a smart investment for African entrepreneurs, enabling them to boost productivity, tap into international markets, and offer better service to their customers. ICT and entrepreneurship expert Russell Southwood explains some of the ways in which ICTs and small business can combine to form a motor of economic development in Africa
Authors: Southwood, R.
Series Title: IICD Research Brief
Country: Jamaica
Category: Practice
Serial number: 9
Keywords: information and communication technologies , capacity building , economic development
Language: eng
Organization: IICD - International Institute for Communication and Development
PAGE: 4
Place: The Hague
Publisher: IICD
Year: 2004
Region: Africa , Caribbean
Right: © 2004 IICD
Subject: Information, Knowledge and Communication
Title: ICTs and small enterprise : a motor of economic development in Africa