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Infrastructure and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

ISBN13: 9780821369036
ISBN: 0821369032
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: World Bank Publications
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The book provides evidence on the role of infrastructure in accelerating growth and progress toward the Millennium Development Goals, and on the financing needs for the sector to play this role. It also provides quantitative data and analysis on the performance of various sub-sectors in terms of access rates, affordability, quality, and costs. Finally it discusses the impact of the main institutional, contractual, and regulatory reforms implemented in the sector so far and the way forward.