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Nokia, Microsoft, Dalberg organized Innovation for Vision 20:2020 Forum to boost Nigeria’s economy and to stimulate discussion about the role of ICT’s and innovation in catalyzing development
 
Global phone manufacturer, Nokia in partnership with leading Software maker, Microsoft and Dalberg Global Development Advisors organized a full day forum to discuss ways the ICT sector can impact agriculture, job creation and the power sector in achieving Nigeria’s Vision 20:2020 goals.
The forum tagged, ‘Innovation for Vision 20:2020 Forum’ stimulated discussion around how information and communication technologies and local innovations can be used for improving the performance of the agriculture, entrepreneurial and energy sectors and what barriers exist for unleashing creativity both within public and private domains for making these solutions a reality. Microsoft’s General Manager for Nigeria Emmanuel Onyeje pointed out that “it is important to build our understanding and knowledge about the power of ICT’s, but only action will allow us to reach our dreams. We need to move from policies to actionable programs that benefit the people.”.
 

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