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Abstract The Malawi Government first computerized its foreign trade statistics system in 1966. The paper traces the history of the development of the system since then and describes its current state, a disc‐based COBOL system running on ICL ME29 machines.
Abstract A general Sales Tax was introduced into Mauritius in January 1983. The paper describes a computer system developed for the administration of this tax. The system is written in COBOL and, in the interests of simplicity, is designed for batch processing. There is a note on training of the...
Abstract As long ago as 1967 Kenya Railways decided to embark on a long term project to design and implement a computer‐based system for control of its stock of some 10,000 goods wagons. Large financial savings were expected to result from the increased operational efficiency that would be...
Abstract The installation of a 2‐unit microcomputer system in Somalia is described. Though not unique, the system does illustrate some important factors which must be considered when installing computers in extreme conditions. The paper describes, in particular, the measures taken to cope with...
Abstract The paper gives a detailed account of the motivation for and the design and implementation of a computer‐based system for managing the water resources in Thailand. The problems and difficulties encountered are discussed and lessons are drawn which can help to guide such undertakings in...
Summary The Kalutara Project was initiated in 1983 with the objective of developing an information system for decentralized planning at the District level and for promoting application of advanced information technology at sub‐national levels of government. The Project will develop a...
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