Africa's Power Infrastructure: Investment, Integration, Efficiency

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This study is a product of the Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic (AICD), a project designed to expand the world's knowledge of physical infrastructure in Africa. The AICD provides a baseline against which future improvements in infrastructure services can be measured, making it possible to monitor the results achieved from donor support. It also offers a more solid empirical foundation for prioritizing investments and designing policy reforms in the infrastructure sectors in Africa. The book draws upon a number of background papers that were prepared by World Bank staff and consultants, under the auspices of the AICD. The main findings were synthesized in a flagship report titled Africa's infrastructure: A time for transformation, published in November 2009. Meant for policy makers, that report necessarily focused on the high-level conclusions. It attracted widespread media coverage feeding directly into discussions at the 2009 African union commission heads of state summit on infrastructure.


Eberhard, Anton; Rosnes, Orvika; Shkaratan, Maria; Vennemo, Haakon. 2011. Africa's Power Infrastructure : Investment, Integration, Efficiency. Directions in Development ; infrastructure. World Bank. © World Bank. License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.


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