2 edition of Infrastructure and poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa found in the catalog.
Infrastructure and poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Antonio Estache and Quentin Wodon.|
|Series||Directions in development|
|Contributions||Wodon, Quentin., World Bank.|
|LC Classifications||HC800.Z9 C347 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||0821369024, 0821369032|
|LC Control Number||2006034381|
The reality is that Africa is showing both gains and losses. Roughly 40% of people in Africa live below US$ a day. People in sub-Saharan Africa are more than twice as likely to live in poverty as those in South Asia, the next poorest region globally. To address Africa’s education crisis, African governments must implement policies that reduce poverty in rural areas, such as improving infrastructure, health and sanitation conditions, and.
This chapter appraises sub-Saharan Africa's development experience in the post‐independence era. The evidence indicates that the experience has been varied and episodic. Since the beginning of the twenty-first century, the region has become one of the fastest growing in the world, but structural transformation remains elusive as growth is propelled principally by primary exports—fossil. By means of a legal and comparative analysis and a seven-step framework, the book explores the current regional mechanisms employed in Africa to address the challenge of energy poverty and access and whether they are effective in tackling the challenge of energy access, including regional energy infrastructure and regional energy regulations. Table of Contents. List of illustrations. List of contributors. Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I. Access to justice in Sub-Saharan Africa: justice policies on reaching the most vulnerable and extreme poor 1 Engendering access to justice for the poorest and most vulnerable in Sub-Saharan Lawson, Adam Dubin, Lea Mwambene and Bisrat Woldemichael 2 Access to justice for.
Gender, Time Use, and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa sheds light on a critical dimension of poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: time poverty. Although the concept of time poverty has been used in the development literature, it is not always clear what is meant by time poverty, how it can be measured, what impact it has on other areas, and what actions are most effective in addressing it. Poverty remains a challenge in Africa. Photo: AMO/Colin Walker Burkina Faso, a landlocked West African country south of the Sahara Desert, has been in the news since political unrest erupted there. Infrastructure development and financing are indispensable components of growth for any economy, and in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), they are essential building blocks for African countries to get on the path of sustainable development. However, at present, SSA countries lack adequate and sustainable infrastructure to support increased economic growth.
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SyntaxTextGen not activatedThe ineffectiveness of pdf swift economic growth to reduce poverty can be also due to lack of good governance in the region. Even if Sub-Saharan Africa has abundant of human and natural resources.The relationship between infrastructure, growth and poverty is empirically robust in the macro- economic and microeconomic literature as well as in the rapidly evolving randomised field evaluation studies.
This article appraises the role of infrastructure in economic growth and poverty alleviation in Africa.Poverty in Africa is the lack of provision to ebook the basic human needs of certain people in n nations ebook fall toward the bottom of any list measuring small size economic activity, such as income per capita or GDP per capita, despite a wealth of natural resources.
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