Social Protection

How can research improve public policy in Africa?

Workers level the earth on the Mombasa-Nairobi highway construction project in Athi River, 20 km (12 miles) from Nairobi, November 18, 2009. The Central Bank of Kenya said it would issue a final tranche of the government's second infrastructure bond worth 14 billion shillings in 2010. The money raised in the second infrastructure bond will be used for construction of new roads, rural electrification and geothermal generation, and water and sewerage works.

Cutting edge research and robust data is necessary for development in Africa. Image: REUTERS/Elizabeth Nganga

Françoise Rivière
Economist, Research Department at Agence Française de Développement
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