On the other hand, development is a multi-purpose and multi-disciplinary term. It can be defined as, “A multi dimensional process that involves the quantitative increase in wealth and qualitative changes in the economy through improved technology, better utilization of natural resources and better social division of labour.” (Lipalile page 10). Development today is used mostly to describe growth in an economic sense. However from the above definition it is apparent that development is not limited to the economy. Development can take place in different disciplines such as Politics, Science, Education, Culture, the list is endless.
However this essay will focus on the role that information plays in the Information and Technologies (ICT's) sector. And how this in turn leads to National Development.
ICT's are communication tools that aid in the collection, storage and most importantly the transfer of information. These tools include radio, television and most importantly the internet and telecommunications. This is as in recent times, ICT's have come to symbolize the internet and telecommunications exclusively. The reason behind this maybe that, "the global economy has entered a 'digital age' & information has become the primary resource for economic... [continues]
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