This book, an assessment of the need for microcomputers in developing countries, provides an overview of microcomputer applications in agriculture, health, energy, and municipal management, and addresses major policy issues associated with their use and abuse.
Part I: Microcomputers and Development Needs 1. Microcomputers: Opportunities and Impacts 2. Generic Applications: Information and Communication Management Part II: Examples of Sectoral Applications 3. Applications in Agriculture 4. Applications in Health 5. Applications in Energy 6. Applications in Municipal Management Part III: Major Policy Issues and the Future 7. Microcomputer Policy Development: A Case Study of Sri Lanka 8. The Future