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Gov’t set to evaluation ICT coverage for accelerated expansion


The Place of work of the President in collaboration with the Ministry of Interaction is organising the Ghana Digital Roadmap Meeting to evaluate the Facts and Communication Engineering for Accelerated Enhancement (ICT4Advertisement) policy doc.

The meeting, which is on the theme ‘Moving Ghana Past Help: Growing the Community Electronic Economy’ is slated for May possibly 15 and 16, 2019 at the Labadi Beach Hotel.

A statement from the Communications Ministry states that the conference will overview the ICT4Ad policy doc in line with digital prospects and crank out strategies to produce a digital method and an implementation program to build Ghana as the chief in ICT innovation in Sub-Sahara Africa by 2023.

 “The Meeting seeks to establish exactly where we are and build the gaps that have to be plugged to establish Ghana as the chief in ICT innovation in Sub-Sahara Africa by 2023,” the statement said.

Precisely, the method seeks to:

 1. Improve the community IT business over and above the boundaries of Ghana.

2. Bridge city-rural divide by expanding electronic services to rural and underserved communities.

3. Maximize performance – Enhance citizen working experience and engagement with the government by lessening the signify time to produce federal government expert services to citizens although expanding govt revenue technology.

4. Boost transparency in authorities features. Build or accessibility insights into federal government datasets for innovation and enhanced final decision producing, and 

5. Bridge the electronic talent divide.

 The assertion explained the evaluation of the ICT4Advertisement coverage document and the development of the electronic strategy is driven by the President’s eyesight to go Ghana Past Aid, Ghana’s dedication to SDG 9 and AU’s Electronic Economy for Africa Moonshot targets and efficiency and spending plan pressures.

It is also pushed by citizen needs for improved and trustworthy providers, govt directives for the integration of information management providers and the verified connection in between digital technologies and transformational/inclusive progress

 The assertion noted that the modern check out by the Vice President and a staff of 15 community IT Providers to the US technological innovation centre, San Francisco (Silicon Valley) to satisfy with leaders in the technologies marketplace to focus on the alternatives of acquiring strategic insights and partnerships to establish the Ghanaian technological marketplace has extra a refreshing impetus for the necessity to create a roadmap in just which these partnerships can be fostered and positioned in line with the developmental agenda of authorities.

 The two-day conference is for that reason designed to have market gamers lead to the enhancement of a digital roadmap for the place. There will also be speakers and contributors with knowledge in the enhancement of engineering roadmaps as nicely as panel conversations on the effects of Electronic Roadmaps on the economies of countries.

 Other themes to be reviewed incorporate:

 1. Digitization Leadership,

2. Overview of Recent ICT Coverage Framework and Hole Evaluation,

3. Citizenship and Business enterprise Focus

4. Partnership with Personal Sector/Procurement

5. Automation, eGovernment Expert services and Facts

6. Cyber Protection, Information and facts and Know-how Management.

7. Financial Sector/Revenue Technology

8. Industrial Know-how

 The conference which opens on Wednesday Might 15, 2019 will be attended by H.E. the Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Ministers of Condition, Main Executives, Members of Parliament, Telecoms & Money Sector Regulators, Judiciary, Professional Association Reps, Academia, Non-public Sector, FinTech’s Media, and critical players in the ICT market.

 Speakers at the Conference will contain H.E. Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia (Vice president of the Republic of Ghana), Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (Minister for Communications), Prof. Frimpong Boateng (Minister for Ecosystem Science and Know-how), Dr. Ernest Addison(Governor, Financial institution of Ghana), Mr. Joe Anokye (Director-General, Nationwide Communications Authority), Romeo Bugyei (CEO, IT Consortium), Prof. Clement Dzidonu (President-Accra Institute of Engineering), Ms. Estelle Akofi-Sowah (Region Magager – Csquared), Mr. Selorm Adadevor(CEO – MTN), and Ms. Samia Selhem (Worldwide Lead for Digital Advancement Observe)

 The statement famous that the opportunity for understanding and understanding sharing at this Conference is monumental, and urged Ghanaians to check out the party web page @ www.ghanadigitalroadmap.com for registration and more clarification.

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