Fostering civil associations in Africa through Governet: An administrative reform network

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The use of electronic communications technology in the developing world context brings forth challenges that may potentially unleash the power of civil society by fostering networking among civil servants involved in public administration reform. This paper highlights the key considerations that drive the need for building civil associations through networks and explores the development of GOVERNET, an administrative reform network and concludes with some insight into the salient issues driving this form of networking.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)121-136
Number of pages16
JournalInformation Technology for Development
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Development
  • Public Administration
  • Computer Science Applications

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