International and Comparative Communication Policy Denise Campbell – Policy Analyst from Washington NGO Prof. S. Venturelli.
The Progress and Feasibility of Implementing Ghana’s ICT-led Socio-Economic Development Policy and Strategies for Ghana (ICT4AD) as a Means of Transformation into a Knowledge based Economy and Solution for Socio-Economic Improvement and Development written for the Government of Ghana and the Ministry of Education, Science & Sports; Ministry of Finance & Economic Planning; and the Ministry of Communications Ministry
Ghana’s ICT for Accelerated Development Policy (ICT4AD) outlines the myriad ways policymakers aim to utilize ICT to transform Ghana into a knowledge based economy.
The primary goals of ICT4AD to provide the framework and analytical structures for ICT-driven socio-economic development policy and put forth a plan that will aid in Ghana’s economic development and assist in the achieving Millennium Development Goals
This is in recognition that one key to Ghana’s progress and continued stability of the economy is movement of the society towards a knowledge based information society
The policy analysis will examine the degree of progress and implementation of the government of Ghana’s efforts to transform and revolutionize the country’s society and economy through the development and use of an Integrated ICT-infused Socio-Economic Development Framework
Key Policy Objectives with which the paper is concerned are:
Provision 2.3.1 stipulates achieving multiple sector ICT led socio-economic development
Provision 2.3.3 Develop Ghana’s ICT sector and Use if ICT as a Broad-based enabler of development goals.