Title: Making technology work for the poor: strategies and policies for African sustainable development

Authors: Allam Ahmed

Addresses: Strategic and International Management, East London Business School, University of East London, Longbridge Road, Dagenham, Essex RM8 2AS, UK

Abstract: This paper is an introduction to the general theme of the special issue and therefore, outlines all these serious challenges facing technological transformation and sustainable development with evidences and examples from different African countries. In addition, the paper explains some of the key programmes which have been developed in Africa and concludes by suggesting policies which may enhance technological transformation and sustainable development.

Keywords: Sub-Saharan Africa; technology; sustainable development; policies.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTPM.2004.004563

International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management, 2004 Vol.4 No.1, pp.1 - 17

Available online: 13 May 2004 *

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