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Infrastructure in Africa: Think Local, Act Regional

World Bank Africa Region Vice President Oby Ezekwesili discusses solutions to Africa's infrastructure hurdles.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 April 2013 15:59

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Powering Progress: Smart Infrastructure and The Future of Cities

Massoud Amin works on enabling smart, secure and resilient infrastructures. He leads extensive projects in smart grids and is considered the "father of smart grid."

Last Updated on Monday, 01 April 2013 15:57

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Africa's Infrastructure: A Time for Transformation

This short multimedia production explores the challenges facing Africa stemming from poorly developed infrastructure. It also shows how investing in infrastructure will boost economic growth and benefit development. It draws on findings of the Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic (AICD).

Last Updated on Monday, 01 April 2013 15:55

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Developing Africa's Infrastructure - Part 1

In a world that is looking for alternative investment destinations, Africa is seen is the next investment and growth frontier. However in order for the continent to secure its place in the global economy, properly developed infrastructure that can support business development across the continent, needs to be established first.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 April 2013 15:49

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Developing Africa's Infrastructure - Part 2

In a world that is looking for alternative investment destinations, Africa is seen is the next investment and growth frontier. However in order for the continent to secure its place in the global economy, properly developed infrastructure that can support business development across the continent, needs to be established first.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 April 2013 15:48

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DAVOS 2013: Infrastructure key to Africa success

Nigeria's central bank governor Lamindo Sansusi, tells Davos Today that investment in infrastructure is crucial to Africa's future economic success.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 April 2013 15:45

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Global Poverty Reduction: Judith Randal at TEDxBristol

Global Poverty Reduction: Judith Randal TEDxBristol

Last Updated on Monday, 01 April 2013 15:40

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Gayle Tzemach Lemmon at TEDxWomen 2012

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon talks about the global status of women's economic development and entrepreneurship, and how economic empowerment for women can ensure a richer future for all people.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 February 2013 17:37

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Musimbi Kanyoro TEDxWomen 2012

Musimbi Kanyoro talks to the Paley Center's Pat Mitchell about how living in other countries and exposure to other cultures informed her perspective on economics and how "poverty is connected to security."

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 February 2013 17:36

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Esther Duflo: Social experiments to fight poverty

Alleviating poverty is more guesswork than science, and lack of data on aid's impact raises questions about how to provide it. But Clark Medal-winner Esther Duflo says it's possible to know which development efforts help and which hurt -- by testing solutions with randomized trials.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 February 2013 17:31

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