In Consistence with the international community adoption of Millennium Development Goals, within which this role was explicitly recognized, we created The DDCO in nov 2010 to work in Sudan with concentration in Darfur to: Promote innovative projects that use information and communication technologies for economic and social development, with a special emphasis on the needs of the poor which Darfur is representing a clear example of it.
- Wednesday, 11 October 2006 22:13
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- Wednesday, 11 October 2006 06:00
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As a result of Darfur crisis by which all Darfurian people have been intensively affected, the existing underdevelopment level has been extremely exacerbated. And if we taken under consideration this worse situation, compared with most other regions, we would find that it is so critical now to give Darfur special attention in using ICT there to overcome development degradations.
- Monday, 09 October 2006 07:49
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There is consensus among the various people concerned with the Darfur issue that development of the region is an absolute necessity. Even those who believe that ending the armed rebellion is the priority, agree that such an action is only a phase that should precede development of the region to bypass the conflict status in its different forms.
The concept of development, however, raises a number of questions for which there is not an agreed upon set of answers. Some of the questions posed are:
- Sunday, 08 October 2006 23:32
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We must avoid developing information and communications technology projects that become expensive white elephants.
According to Japanese Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry vice-minister for policy coordination Tetsuo Yamakawa:
Most developing countries, like Malaysia, with an early stage of ICT development, should learn from Japan and South Korea.