Are Asian Driver capital goods pro-poor?

By: Andrew Agyei-Holmes, David Botchie, Raphael Kaplinsky, Rebecca Hanlin, Richmond Atta-Ankomah
Funding Body - OU partnership with African Development Agency
Funding period - Thursday 01 September 2011

This project currently supports three PhD students who are researching the question of whether Chinese (and Indian) capital goods provide an opportunity to improve pro-poor innovation in East Africa. Specifically the students are researching: tractors in Tanzania; wood and metal working tools in Kenya and; textile machinery in Uganda.


Professor Raphie Kaplinsky

E-mail: Raphie Kaplinsky

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