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Author Gil, Nuno

Title Duality by Design : The Global Race to Build Africa's Infrastructure
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (444 p.)
Contents Cover; Reviews; Half-title page; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgements; 1 Duality by Design: The Global Race to Build Africa's Infrastructure; Part I Mitigating Institutional Voids by Design; 2 Why the Lights Went Out: A Capability Perspective on the Unintended Consequences of Sector Reform Processes; 3 When the Quest for Electricity Reform and the Need for Investment Collide:South Africa, 1998-2004
10 Collective Action under the Shadow of Contractual Governance: The Case of a Participatory Approach to Upgrade Cairo's 'Garbage Cities'Part II Exploiting Institutional Voids by Design; 11 Kenya's Madaraka Express: An Example of the Decisive Chinese Impulse for African Mega-Infrastructure Projects; 12 No One-Size-Fits-All Organisational Solution: Learning from Railway Developments in South Africa and Ethiopia; 13 Building Institutions or Capital Investment? Organisational Duality in the Pursuit of Socio-Economic Development; Afterword; Index
4 Institutional Enablers of Energy System Transition: Lessons from Solar Photovoltaic Electricity in Eight African Countries5 Harnessing Africa's Energy Resources through Regional Infrastructure Projects; 6 Centralized vs. Decentralized Generation in Zambia: Meeting Electricity Demand in the Context of Climate Change; 7 Delivering Healthcare Infrastructure and Services through Public-Private Partnerships: The Lesotho Case; 8 Achieving Long-Term Financial Sustainability in African Infrastructure Projects; 9 A Proactive Social Infrastructure Model for Future Mixed-Use Housing in Egypt
Summary Using Africa as a context for research, new conceptual framing is proposed to make sense of the challenges of designing effective organizations to pursue socio-economic development
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Form Electronic book
Author Musonda, Innocent
Stafford, Anne
ISBN 1108563082