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Yamoussoukro 1985: Information Technology for Developing Countries

Language: English

In 1985, the Yamoussoukro group which was an offshoot of IBI was established to map out a strategy on the use of Information technology as a tool for social and economic development of the African continent. The Cameroonian minister responsible for information technology was appointed member of the group's steering committee.

IBI conducted a series of interviews during the Yamoussoukro conference (27-29/03/1985).

Mr Amil Jamal, Minister of State to the President of the Republic of Tanzania answers questions about the importance information technology for developping countries. He also discusses ways to address the economic imbalance between industrialized and less-develppped nations

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Place/region: Yamoussoukro, Cameroon, Tanzania, Africa
Series: IBI-UNESCO collection
Type: Interview
Production and personalities:
Interviewee: Amil Jamal
Publisher: Intergovernmental Bureau for Informatics
Published in:
Rights: Intergovernmental Bureau for Informatics

Original: Video cassette.VHS.Pal
Location: F-H.129
UMVS reference: AUD-DIT/ISS/ARC/0609
Rights holder: UNESCO ; Intergovernmental Bureau for Informatics