Algiers Smart City
From The Report: Algeria 2018
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The Algiers Smart City initiative, established to advance multiple aspects of the tech industry, such as technology transfer, talent mobilisation and cross-sector synergies, demonstrates the benefit of approaching development from a less conventional perspective. Players in IT and other contingent sectors are increasingly aware of the opportunities created by adopting an approach to progress predicated on the adoption of leapfrog technologies and experimentation with new development models. However, the foundations for an ambitious and multidimensional project like this are only partially set, and Algeria will need to continue making conventional progress, particularly regarding its regulatory environment and economic policy strategies.