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Infrastructure in Africa : lessons for future development

Author: Mthuli Ncube; Charles Leyeka Lufumpa
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents a comprehensive exploration of the state of infrastructure in Africa and provides an integrated analysis of the challenges the sector faces, based on extensive fieldwork across the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Infrastructure in Africa.
Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2017
(OCoLC)921865869
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mthuli Ncube; Charles Leyeka Lufumpa
ISBN: 9781447326656 1447326652 9781447326663 1447326660
OCLC Number: 987911002
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 686 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Introduction: infrastructure in African development / Mthuli Ncube, Charles Leyeka Lufumpa, George Kararach --
Part 1. Spatial and demograpuic contexts --
1. Infrastructure development index / Charles Leyeka Lufumpa, Nirina Letsara, Slaheddine Saidi --
2. Rapid urbanization and the growing demand for urban infrastructure in Africa / Charles Leyeka Lufumpa, Tito Yepes --
3. Infrastructure for the growing middle class in Africa / Maurice Mubila, Tito Yepes --
4. Infrastructure and rural productivity in Africa / Marice Mubila, Tito Yepes --
Part 2. Cector-specific issues --
5. Water and sanitation in Africa: current status trends, challenges and opportunities / George krarach, Tito Yepes --
6. Africa's prospects for infrastructure development and regional integration: energy sector / Etel Teljeur, Mayuree Chetty, Morné Hendriksz --
7. Africa's prospects for infrastructure development and regional integration: transport sector --
8. Africa's prospects for infrastructure development and regional integration: information and communications technology sector.
Responsibility: edited by Mthuli Ncube and Charles Leyeka Lufumpa.

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