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Book Chapter
Local content, supply chains, and shared infrastructure

From the book: Extractive Industries

extractives industry Local content Industrial policy
Working Paper
The role of the construction sector in Ghana

The research explores the structure and performance of Ghana’s construction subsector, in light of the country’s 2007 oil discovery...

Construction sector Price dynamics Expenditure shocks
Working Paper
The impact of infrastructure shocks on agricultural markets: Evidence from the Zambezi river in Mozambique

Prior to 2009, there was no direct road connection between the southern regions of Mozambique—where the capital city is located—and the more agriculturally-productive central and northern regions...

infrastructure Agricultural market performance Prices
Policy Brief
Africa's Lions: Three challenges limiting the potential for inclusive growth Growth Employment infrastructure
Working Paper
A geospatial evaluation of timely access to surgical care in seven countries

Methods: In 2010–2014, we used a situational analysis tool to collect data at district and regional hospitals in Bangladesh (n = 14), the Plurinational State of Bolivia (n = 18), Ethiopia (n = 19), Guat...

Accessibility Availability Hospital
Working Paper
Local content, supply chains, and shared infrastructure

Local content policies in the context of extractive industries have attracted increased interest in recent years...

extractives industry Local content Industrial policy
Natural resources, structural change, and industrial development in Africa

Theme: Transformation

This project focuses on three specific areas that impact the pace of structural transformation and job creation in five emerging African natural resources economies: Ghana, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.

Natural resources Africa Extractive industries
Africa's Lions: Growth Traps and Opportunities for Six African Economies Growth Employment infrastructure
Strenghtening Research Capacity

Conference on Climate Change and Development Policy - Parallel 2.2

Climate change infrastructure Biology, Economic
Photo: ILRI / Mann Inclusive growth in Mozambique - scaling-up research and capacity

Theme: Transformation

Mozambique Employment generation Industrial policy
UN Selects Development Under Climate Change (DUCC) as a Project to Watch

The United Nations has announced that it has selected UNU-WIDER’s Development Under Climate Change (DUCC) project as ‘one to watch’ in its ‘Big Data Climate Challenge’ that is part of the build up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit on 23...

Water Big data Agriculture
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