What can government do for ICT industry?
Input of Dr Alison Gillwald, Executive Director of Research ICT Africa to conference panel on What can Government can do for Industry.
Perhaps we should ask not what government can do for you but also what you can do for government. Like all relationships for this one to work effectively it has to be reciprocal. Addressing this question is also highly contextual and complex. In fact to address this topic you really need to straddle the next three sessions on the programme on the linkages between sector development and economic growth and job creation and the creation of fair competitive regulatory environments.