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Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering and Applied Sciences (JETEAS)


Article Title: The Role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Providing Job Opportunities for Youth in the Developing World
by Mustapha Mohammed and Abdullahi Muhd Sadiq

Information and communication technology (ICT) plays an important role in our everyday life such that it becomes indispensable in the contemporary world. The use of information and communication technology (ICT) has become integral part of our life in such a way that it is inevitable in every aspect of human Endeavour ranging from educational needs, social needs, commercial needs and above all security needs. As part of human capacity building many ICT centers employ youth to manned the centers sometimes twenty four hours daily serving customers in the developing world. The ICT centers in the developing world is now becoming center of attraction as youth engage themselves to seek employment, to chart with friends as well as to propagate social and political views among others..In addition ICT provide the youth with technical knowhow of architectural design in building thereby earning a lot of money from their clients. It also provides job opportunities for the youth where maintenance and repairs are being carried out by the youth. This paper focuses on the major role being played by ICT in the developing world and its contribution to human capacity building and job creation.
Keywords: information, communication, technology, job opportunities and development
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ISSN: 2141-7016

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Prof. Gui Yun Tian
Professor of Sensor Technologies
School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
University of Newcastle
United Kingdom



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