Pr. Bonzi-Coulibaly joined the HOPE’s Ambassador Programme: Pr. Yvonne Bonzi-Coulibaly, with a PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University Louis Pasteur of Strasbourg is full professor at the University of Ouagadougou. It recognizes 25 years of teaching and research in organic chemistry and in the environment. His research in the field of the environment relates… More »
Prof. Mashauri joined the HOPE’s Ambassador Programme: Prof. MASHAURI is SADC-WATERNET Professorial Chair holder of IWRM at Polytechnic of Namibia since February 2010. Prof Mashauri graduated with a PhD in 1986 in water resources engineering at the Tampere University of Technology (TUT) in Finland. Since graduation Dr. Mashauri has been teaching and researching in the field… More »
Dr. Starkl joined the HOPE’s Ambassador Programme: Dr. Starkl is Senior Scientist at the Competence Centre for Decision Aid in Environmental Management at the Department of Integrative Biology and Biodiversity Research at BOKU University, Vienna. Dr. Starkl has completed his education in Vienna, Austria and Newcastle, UK. He received his PhD in 2008 from BOKU… More »
Dr. Takács joined the HOPE’s Ambassador Programme: Dr. Takács is the CEO of Dynamita, an environmental process modelling company. Previously he was Manager of Development at EnviroSim (BioWin software) and Hydromantis (GPS-X software). Dr. Takács has completed his education in Budapest, Hungary, followed by Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and received his PhD in Environmental Technology from… More »
The Information Economy Report 2012: “The Software Industry and Developing Countries” by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
The report provides specific recommendations on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) for national policy makers and includes two examples of the value of LPI’s training and certification programs for ICT development [The full report is available at: http://unctad.org/en/PublicationsLibrary/ier2012_en.pdf].
UNESCO HOPE team invites you to participate in an assessment survey (Click here to access) designed to gauge your opinions on how to provide Member States excellence in the area of Open-source software in hydrology. This survey concerns your recent interactions with specialized software in hydrology and will help us to lead the discussions on… More »
BACKGROUND: Responding to the urgent need for action in Africa stressed by the 4th Annual International Conference on ICT for Africa (2012), the 23 rd Annual Teaching and Learning Innovations Conference (2010), the Information Economy Report 2012: “The Software Industry and Developing Countries” by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the… More »