Issue 60: Rural ICT policy
Updated: African Nations with Active National ICT Plans
Twenty-five African nations appear to have a recent/current ICT plan. Approximately 60% of these plans are official active through at least 2011. The successful implementation of a national ICT (NICT) plan, also known as national information and communication infrastructure (NICI) plan, requires a great deal of planning on the part of the government. National ICT plans face an array of challenges including costs, stubborn government leaders, lack of infrastructure (ie. electricity), and a limited number of trained consultants. View article.