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 Monday, August 16, 2010

Computer micro-processor manufacturing giant INTEL Corporation has announced a number of initiatives to further develop ICT in Ghana. The company which has already established a local presence is pledging to assist the country with the needed expertise and technology to grow it into an IT hub in the region.

Corporate Affairs Manager of Group Intel, Olubunmi Ekundare explained to Joy Business some of the projects. We have been able to help programmes that make it possible for teachers to have access to PCs to buy their own PC We are looking within the next one year to bring ICTs to the fore front in terms of education and small businesses, he said.

He added farmers will also be introduced to the use of ICT to inform them on which pesticides and other things to use in order to boost their production.

Intel worldwide has been operating in Ghana since 2006. It is already working in partnership with both the Ministry of Education and Communication to offer awareness and training in ICT.

(Source:Joy Online )

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