[kictanet] Kenya IGF 2014 Online Discussions Connecting Counties for Enhanced MultiStakeholder Internet Governance Day 1 Policies Enabling Access

Barrack Otieno otieno.barrack at gmail.com
Thu Jun 26 18:43:24 EAT 2014

Over lunch hour , i heard the Cabinet Secretary talking about a
program the government is doing with Oracle to develop Skilled labour.
Reminded me of a similar initiative conducted in partnership with
Multimedia University to train young people on SAP, anyone with an
idea of the impact such capacity building programs are having on the

On 6/26/14, Barrack Otieno <otieno.barrack at gmail.com> wrote:
> Lister's,
> According to a recent report that was commissioned by ICANN and
> published by the Boston Consulting Group  entitled, The Connected
> World, greasing the wheels of the Internet Economy, digitally driven
> economic growth continues to be one of the few bright spots in a
> sluggish global economy. Reducing or eliminating numerous factors that
> inhibit online interactions and exchange could cause this growth to be
> even faster  and could have an even bigger impact.
> Questions
> 1) To what extent is the policy environment facilitating the expansion
> of infrastructure which is one of the major factors limiting access to
> online activity?
> 2) To what extent is the  policy environment  facilitating the
> development of skilled labour and availability of Capital  that would
> support the development of digital businesses?
> 3) To what extent is the growth and development of payment systems and
> enhancement of data security affecting the degree to which citizens
> and consumers engage in online activities?
> 4)To what extent is the policy environment promoting the use of local
> content as well as facilitating Internet openness?
> The floor is open

Barrack O. Otieno
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