Information and communication technologies and small enterprise in Africa : lessons from Botswana


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The project reported here investigates what role new information and communication technologies (ICTs) may play in small enterprise development in Africa. Drawing on field research in Botswana, the project analyses the information and communication needs of these enterprises and assesses opportunities for ICT application. The authors note that holistic and integrated approaches are necessary for the successful utilisation of ICTs for small businesses in Africa

Notes:This document is summarised briefly (about four pages) at: and more extensively (about 30 pages): related handbooks (one for donor and programme staff, one for entrepreneurs) are also available to download: 

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