Africa can profit from the US$500 billion global Business Process Outsourcing boom – says ECA’s Opoku-Mensah
November 1, 2012 Editor 0
African countries have been urged to invest in their ICT sectors and take a share of the growing Business Process Outsourcing, currently generating over US$500 billion annually. The call was made by Ms Aida Opoku-Mensah, Director, ICT, Science and Technology Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) today at the ICT/BPO2012 international conference, jointly organized by the ICT Ministry of Mauritius and the ECA.
- Participants at the ICT/BPO International Conference welcome the 2013 IPA as a major initiative recognizing African Innovation
- First Biomedical Engineering Innovators Summer School gets Underway
- Islam Analysis: Nations must highlight ICT achievements
- Does your country have a National Information and Communication Infrastructure Plan?
- African MPs urged to leverage policies that promote science, technology and innovation
- Gender Assessment of ICT Access and Usage in Africa
Tags: 500 billion global, africa, bpo, Business Process Outsourcing boom, conference, director, division, ECA's Opoku-Mensah, ict, international, mauritius, mensah, ministry, nations, organized, press releases, today, united
Subscribe to our stories
- Virtual reality as an urban tourism destination marketing tool January 26, 2020
- Exploring VR experiences of tourists' attachment to a rural destination January 26, 2020
- Sustainable intensification: Is a systems perspective essential for integrated crop-livestock systems? January 16, 2020
- Disseminating maize agronomy technologies using interactive voice response in Malawi–the opportunities and pitfalls January 12, 2020
- Towards a communication-based typology of management control modes: showing the relevance of communicative action for entrepreneurial settings December 24, 2019