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ACP ICT Strategy (Group B) students have made a brilliant effort in collecting information regarding National ICT policies of their respective countries. Following is the brief summary of ICT policy history of participants’ home countries.

1. Botswana

National ICT Vision and Objectives (April 2004)
Link: http://www.balancingact-africa.com/news/en/issue-no-243/new-botswan...

The Policy is called Maitlamo and builds on Botswana’s National ICT Vision and Objectives. In addition to the above an ICT Legal Framework has been produced in 2006, as a companion to this Policy.
Link: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/26609427/?utm_source=email&utm_medi...

2. Trinidad and Tobago

National ICT Plan known as “Fast forward” (2003)
Link: http://fastforward.tt/

ICT4D PLAN
Link: http://www.comminit.com/?q=ict-4-development/node/148369

E-Readiness Assessment
Trinidad and Tobago completed its e – readiness assessment in 2003
Link: http://unpan1.un.org/intradoc/groups/public/documents/un/unpan01550...

3. Madagascar

ICT National Policy for Development (2005)

Link: http://www.mg.one.un.org/HAYZARA/index.php?option=com_content&v...

4. Belize

National ICT Policy of Belize is in progress (as of 2011)

5. Cameroon

NICI Plan (National Information and Communication Infrastructure Plan) (2001)
Link: http://www.uneca.org/AISI/nici/Cameroon/cameroon.htm

National ICT strategy (2007)
Link: www.antic.cm

National e-Gov strategy (2011)
Link: www.antic.cm

6. Kenya

National information & communications technology (ICT) policy (January 2006)
Link: http://www.ist-africa.org/home/files/Kenya_ICTPolicy_2006.pdf

7. Pakistan

Pakistan’s first ICT Policy (2000)

e-readiness assessment carried out for the first time by UPAN (2001)
Link: http://unpan1.un.org/intradoc/groups/public/documents/APCITY/UNPAN0...

Revision of Pakistan's ICT Policy draft done in 2004 and 2010.
ICT Policy 2010 draft (Current Policy Document http://www.pcl.org.pk/policy/)

8. Ghana

ICT for Accelerated Development (ICT4AD) Policy (2003)
Link: http://www.ict.gov.gh/index.html

Ghana’s ICT for Accelerated Development (ICT4AD) Policy represents the vision for Ghana in the information age. It is based on the policy framework document “ An integrated ICT-led Socio-economic Development Framework for Ghana” the development of this policy framework was based on a nation-wade consultative process involving all key stakeholders in the public sector, private sector and civil society.


We look forward to have similar information about your country also, if it is not listed above :)

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Comment by Lenandlar Singh on May 27, 2012 at 4:44am

9. Guyana

http://www.carib-is.net/sites/default/files/ICT4D_Strategy_FinalDra...

I was privileged to work with its development - particular thematic area "Capacity Building"

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