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|Title:||The African Dream - a Pan-African E-community Project|
|Publisher:||Springer London, Dordrecht Amsterdam|
|metadata.dc.relation.ispartof:||Communities and Technologies: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Communities and Technologies 2003|
|Series/Report no.:||Communities and Technologies|
|Abstract:||The African Dream Project1 seeks to develop community-based tourism by creating a technology-based solution to global marketing. They have chosen to do this by developing tourism routes across Africa, uniting them under the umbrella concept of Afrikatourism. This paper reports on a study done in the Eastern and Western Cape provinces of South Africa to determine the communication and coordination practices of tourism routes2 that form part of a Pan-African e-community under the auspices of the African Dream Project. The study seeks to devise a model for maintaining cohesion of the routes through effective and efficient ICT3 and non-ICT practices. It is part of a 2-year study funded by the IDRC to determine the potential impact of ICT on the development of microenterprise in the tourism industry, entitled the SOMDITTI Phase 2 project.|
|Appears in Collections:||C&T 2003: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Communities and Technologies 2003|
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