Approach to the formulation of a National Information Policy for South Africa

Ingrid Henrici


This paper reports on guidelines produced by a postgraduate study on an approach towards the formulation and
implementation of a National Information Policy in South Africa. Topics examined include the reasoning why SA needs a
NIP. the proposed philosophical approach that should be applied. proposals for the principles that should underpin a NIP
in South Africa and the issues that a South African National Information Policy should consider.


National Information Policy; Policy formulation; Policy principles; South Africa

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