[AfrICANN-discuss] Smart Infrastructure: Transform Africa 2013
Dr Eberhard W Lisse
el at lisse.na
Sat Nov 9 00:48:51 SAST 2013
Are you trying to be silly?
On 2013-11-09 00:36 , McTim wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 5:58 AM, Ben Fuller <abutiben at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This is exactly the problem. You have to focus on the
>> situation within national boundaries. I have been
>> involved with post apartheid development in Nambia for
>> well over 20 years. No matter what the area (SME
>> development, livestock and agriculture, tourism, etc.)
>> the need to build local and national supporting
>> infrascructures is paramount. Without that focus you
>> never get to where you can engage effectively with
>> foreign businesses or any kind of supranational agency.
>> The discussions in ICANN and on this list coalesce around
>> the need for more ICANN Accredited registrars in Africa.
>> Thats a nice goal, but only part of the story. What if
>> most or all of these registrars are based in East or West
>> Africa? How will people in Namibia access these
> via mobile payments?
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Go1y8ziAiT0 (a FIRE Awardee)
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