Despite infrastructure being the dominant expenditure category of most governments in the developing world (as well of multilateral and bilateral development organisations), we have a very limited understanding of whether and how infrastructure investments affect poverty and development. Two projects focused on India and East Africa will attempt to fill this key gap in our knowledge.

Laying fibre optic cable by the road - Kigali, Rwanda
Using case-studies in Kenya and Rwanda, this project examines the expectations and potentials of broadband Internet, comparing them to on-the-ground effects in tea production, ecotourism, and business process outsourcing.
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