Date of Publication: 30-Nov--0001
PROSPECTS FOR EFFERVESCENT E-GOVERNMENT DEVELOPMENT IN BOTSWANA: POINTERS FROM PROCESS ANALYSIS
Author: Sethunya Rosie Joseph*
Category: Engineering, Science and Mathematics
E-Government entails the use of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) in the public service delivery value chains in order to facilitate effective and efficient delivery of government information, programs and services to citizen. Just like many countries, Botswana has jumped onto the bandwagon for implementing E-Government in governance value chains. In the loci of this cause, both the state and the non- state actors/stakeholders have joined in putting in place strategic interventions for E-Government development. Some of the notable interventions have been initiatives by Botswana government to put in place requisite institutional and regulatory frameworks, favorable policy environment, massive awareness campaigns to create global citizen buy-in, erection of appropriate ICT infrastructures, etc.