Telework, New Forms of Work and Employment Opportunities

Lead Organisation University of the West Indies
Type of Project Activity Development project with ICT4D component
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Brief Description In addressing the Telework subject, the project aims to analyze and carefully consider through applied research and networking if Telework in LAC is an effective way of generating employment and thus contribute in the alleviating of the heavy burden of high unemployment levels in the region.
Contact name Noel Cowell
Contact email
Contact Phone/Fax (876) 927-1910 / (876) 977-1835
Regular Postal Address University of the West Indies, Mona , Kingston Jamaica
Affiliated Organisations ICA
Funding Agencies IDRC
Target Beneficiaries private sector, entrepreneurs, unemployed persons
Start Date 15-07-2005
End Date 24-04-2006
Project Budget CAD$379,140
Current Status in progress
Countr(ies) Involved Regional;Trinidad & Tobago;Jamaica;Barbados
Sector Private sector development
Description of ICT Components Use of ICTs to facilitate telework
Millennium Development Goals 1. Poverty Eradication
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