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The Delhi Mumbai Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC)

The building of Regional powerhouses creates world class infrastructure and, accelerates industrial clusters and specialisation. However, there is an impact on the Informal Economy. The Delhi Mumbai Dedicated freight Corridor is another case in point.[i]   Share this:

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Transforming infrastructure and transport; the missing link

Sixty percent of global poverty is rural; reaching 90% in Bangladesh and 65% to 90% in Sub Saharan Africa. An estimated 1 billion people do not have access to all weather roads and, more than 60% of all people in … Continue reading

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Beyond the Last Mile …

Clearly, the Last Mile video (see below) has struck a chord in many places all over the developed, fractured and emerging world. Many thanks for the comments. More has to be done on infrastructure. However, several commentators stress that this is only … Continue reading

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The Last Mile

One of the biggest challenges in any emerging or fast growing economy is infrastructure. The Chinese have been superb at this. For example, the Pearl River Delta story starts with building up the clusters that delivered the roads, the railways … Continue reading

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Infrastructure and delivery systems

The informal market does not lend itself to a one size fits all distribution system. On the one hand, we have the issues raised by crowded urban environments and, on the other, the issue of access to highly dispersed and … Continue reading

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