Re: [GKD] Invitation to Content for Community Needs Programme (India)

2005-06-24 Thread Peter Burgess
than the simple top-down approach. I would be very interested to have other people's views on the OneWorld / Mission 2007 project, and the Tr-Ac-Net vision for a community database. Sincerely, Peter Burgess Peter Burgess Tr-Ac-Net in New York 212 772 6918 [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [GKD] RFI: How Can A Grassroots Project Obtain Financing From Private Donors In Rich Countries?

2005-06-16 Thread Peter Burgess
more specifics I would be pleased to send them. Peter Burgess Peter Burgess Tr-Ac-Net in New York 212 772 6918 [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Transparency and Accountability Network With Kris Dev in Chennai India and others in South Asia, Africa and Latin America http://tr-ac-net.blogspot.com

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] Local Governments Should Adopt a Business Model

2005-05-31 Thread Peter Burgess
Zealand, have pushed forward to improve public sector accounting, but most countries firmly stick to weak and outmoded accountancy requirements that facilitate poor management of resources and grand corruption. Peter Burgess Peter Burgess Tr-Ac-Net in New York 212 772 6918 [EMAIL

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] Use of GIS to Support Local Administration of Municipalities

2005-05-24 Thread Peter Burgess
that they are good projects? Where is the practical application of Transparency and Accountability? Peter Burgess Peter Burgess Tr-Ac-Net in New York 212 772 6918 [EMAIL PROTECTED] The Transparency and Accountability Network With Kris Dev in Chennai India and others in South Asia, Africa

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] How Can ICT Help Improve Local Governance?

2005-05-19 Thread Peter Burgess
into reality is a big part of the problem. The good news is that this may be changing for the better, but not everytwhere and not very fast. Sincerely, Peter Burgess _ Peter Burgess Tr-Ac-Net in New York Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tel: 212 772 6918 Transparency and Accountability Network

Re: [GKD] RFI: ICT Demand Patterns in Africa

2005-04-27 Thread Peter Burgess
, meanwhile bad things are not being made transparent and visible and appropriate accountability and sanctions applied. Sincerely, Peter Burgess Peter Burgess Transparency and Accountability a global not-for-profit Network [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tel: 212 772 6918 ___ Kris Dev - Tr-Ac-Net in Chennai

Re: [GKD] Soros: Transparency Can Alleviate Poverty

2005-03-30 Thread Peter Burgess
the value destruction in the host communities and countries while super-wealth is being generated for foreign shareholders. There is a lot of work to be done...but it is getting interesting. Peter Burgess Transparency and Accountability a global not-for-profit Network [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tel: 212

[GKD] E-Governance Is Not Getting The Job Done

2005-03-01 Thread Peter Burgess
of the information needed to have it. Tr-Ac-Net will keep trying. It is too important to stop. For more information please contact myself or Kris Dev. Sincerely, Peter Burgess Peter Burgess, Tr-Ac-Net in New York [EMAIL PROTECTED] Kris Dev, Tr-Ac-Net in Chennai [EMAIL

[GKD] Tsunami Disaster and Business Response to the Crisis

2005-01-07 Thread Peter Burgess
disaster, and want to see them engaged in the operation of a productive economy. But I also hope that they can be a big part of community development success, rather than being, more than they should, a part of the problem of endemic community poverty. Sincerely, Peter B Peter Burgess Tr-Ac

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] Win-Win Business Models

2004-12-24 Thread Peter Burgess
Peter Burgess TRACnet in New York Tel: 212 772 6918 Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: www.afrifund.com Database: http://www.afrifund.com/wiki/index.pcgi?page=AfrifundDatabase Coffee: http://afrifund.coffeefair.com Blog: http://taame.blogspot.com On 11/12/2004, Al Hammond [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote

[GKD] Community Planning Models - What is Everyone Using?

2004-12-09 Thread Peter Burgess
being done! Peter Burgess [EMAIL PROTECTED] ***GKD is solely supported by EDC, a Non-Profit Organization*** To post a message, send it to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To subscribe or unsubscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED]. In the 1st line of the message type: subscribe gkd OR type

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] Win-Win Business Models

2004-12-01 Thread Peter Burgess
at the end of an e-mail. Sincerely, Peter B Peter Burgess in New York Tel: 212 772 6918 Email: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Database http://www.afrifund.com/wiki/index.pcgi?page=AfrifundDatabase Coffee: http://afrifund.coffeefair.com Blog: http://taame.blogspot.com ***GKD

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] Is Profitability Essential for Sustainability?

2004-11-29 Thread Peter Burgess
totally dependent on foreign donor funding and then landed in the vicious cycle of guns and diamonds and all that. Sad. But the lesson is that both micro (the entity) and macro (the nation) need to be profitable to be sustainable. Sincerely, Peter Burgess Peter Burgess in New York

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] Win-Win Business Models

2004-11-19 Thread Peter Burgess
or lending is international and denominated in a currency such as the dollar, Euro or Yen and exchange risk is factored in. I look forward to getting some help about financing opportunities for community-based for-profit ICT initiatives. Sincerely Peter Burgess in New York 212 772 6918

Re: [GKD] Knowledge Bank Evaluation Criticizes Dev. Gateway

2004-03-19 Thread Peter Burgess
establishment to manage all this. All the pieces are available. It just needs putting together. Sincerely Peter B Peter Burgess ATCnet in New York Tel: 212 772 6918 Email: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.afrifund.com http://www.afrifund.com/wiki/index.pcgi?page=DevelopmentDialog http

Re: [GKD] Knowledge Bank Evaluation Criticizes Dev. Gateway

2004-03-11 Thread Peter Burgess
everyone be a party to pulling the information together. The URL for this is: http://www.afrifund.com/wiki/index.pcgi?page=DeviPediaHome Looking forward to more success in development, Peter Burgess Peter Burgess AfriFund ATCnet in New York Tel: 212 772 6918 Email: mailto:[EMAIL

Re: [GKD] Wireless Network May Replace Phones Altogether

2004-01-10 Thread Peter Burgess
of best technological practice. Enough Sincerely Peter Burgess Peter Burgess ATCnet in New York Tel: 212 772 6918 [EMAIL PROTECTED] for secure messages [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.afrifund.com www.ryze.com/go/PeterBurgess www.mothertruckerscoffee.com In a message dated 12/10/2003

Re: [GKD] Geographical Information Systems and the Developing World

2004-01-08 Thread Peter Burgess
...otherwise, I will drop back to a simple accounting framework for resource management. Sincerely Peter Burgess Peter Burgess ATCnet in New York Tel: 212 772 6918 [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] for secure messages www.afrifund.com www.ryze.com/go/PeterBurgess

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] What's on the Horizon?

2003-11-19 Thread Peter Burgess
failed (again) and replication is not economically worth doing. Going forward is going to be exciting. But the policy framework and the organizational design needs to be as modern and functional as the technology that has emerged over the last few years. Sincerely Peter Burgess Peter

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] Misunderstanding Broadband

2003-11-11 Thread Peter Burgess
. This should give the right cost, price, value and affordability profile and therefore be sustainable. Sincerely Peter Burgess Peter Burgess ATCnet in New York Tel: 212 772 6918 Fax: 707 371 7805 [EMAIL PROTECTED] for secure messages This DOT-COM Discussion is funded

Re:[GKD-DOTCOM] Connectivity Is Not The Right Word

2003-11-05 Thread Peter Burgess
producers by selling more and more complexity that adds a lot to the visual experience but not very much at all to the underlying messages being communicated. Sincerely Peter Burgess Peter Burgess ATCnet in New York Tel: 212 772 6918 Fax: 707 371 7805 [EMAIL PROTECTED] for secure messages

Re: [GKD] RFI: Computer Donations To The Third World

2003-07-10 Thread Peter Burgess
.. which brings me back to two recurring themes .. the need for better understanding of the development process and the need for jobs. Sincerely Peter Burgess Peter Burgess ATCnet in New York Tel: 212 772 6918 Fax: 707 371 7805 [EMAIL PROTECTED] for secure messages

Re: [GKD] Attempts to Bridge Digital Divide Could Be Costly to Africa

2003-04-12 Thread Peter Burgess
. The sad fact is that it is difficult to see the good because there is also so much that is bad .. and in a lot that is bad the NORTH is terribly implicated Peter Burgess ATCnet in New York Tel: 212 772 6918 Fax: 707 371 7805 [EMAIL PROTECTED] for secure messages John

Re: [GKD] Security Issues and Open Source Software

2002-11-12 Thread Peter Burgess
information, including financial information. Sincerely Peter Burgess ATCnet __ T. Peter Burgess VP and CFO ATCnet New York USA Tel 212 772 6918 Fax 707 371 7805 website: www.atcnet.org email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] / [EMAIL PROTECTED] ATCnet Project

[GKD] Re: ICT for income generation in Zimbabwe

2001-03-01 Thread Peter Burgess
be used in a way that respects basic fundamentals of economics .. and the underlying needs of real people. I would welcome feedback on any of these issues . privately or through the list Regards Peter Burgess __ T. Peter Burgess President and CEO AfriFund Management Limited 1173A