Africa's infrastructure a time for transformation / Vivien Foster and Cecilia Briceño-Garmendia, editors

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Subjects: Infrastructure (Economics)--Africa
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Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Washington, DC : Agence Française de Développement : World Bank, c2010
Series: Africa development forum
LC Classification: H, HC
Physical Description: xxii, 355 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Additional Authors: Foster, Vivien, 1968-
Briceño-Garmendia, Cecilia
World Bank
Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic
ebrary, Inc
Notes: LCCN: 2009025406
ISBN: 9780821380413 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0821380419 (pbk.)
ISBN: 9780821380833 (electronic)
ISBN: 0821380834 (electronic)
"Presents the findings of the Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic (AICD)"--P. [4] of cover
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Africa's infrastructure : a time for transformation -- The Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic -- Meeting Africa's infrastructure needs -- Closing Africa's funding gap -- Dealing with poverty and inequality -- Building sound institutions -- Facilitating urbanization -- Deepening regional integration -- Information and communication technologies : a boost for growth -- Power : catching up -- Transport : more than the sum of its parts -- Roads : broadening the agenda -- Railways : looking for traffic -- Ports and shipping : landlords needed -- Airports and air transport : the sky's the limit -- Water resources : a common interest -- Irrigation : tapping potential -- Water supply : hitting the target? -- Sanitation : moving up the ladder
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2010. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries
OCLC Number: ebr10356793
ISBN/ISSN: 9780821380413