Infrastructure for low-income communities: an investigation into the provision of sustainable physical infrastructure for low-income communities in low-income countries
thesisposted on 11.01.2018 by Richard Franceys
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Physical infrastructure is required for health and security. Physical infrastructure also plays a significant role in development and economic growth. It may be seen as the foundation on which the expansion of agricultural production and subsequently industrial production takes place. Both of these are required to generate sustainable economic growth to support social welfare. This thesis examines methods of enabling low-income households and communities in low-income ('developing') countries to benefit from physical infrastructure. [Continues.]
- Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering