Over on the World Bank’s blog regarding reducing poverty in Africa, today’s post pertains to the role infrastructure can play and the challenges to that idea. A side-event at the United Nations on-going Summit on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) took place on September 22 and focused on “Scaling up Africa’s infrastructure to meet the MDGs.” The writer of the post notes that the discussion on infrastructure’s potential role was unusual for three reasons. Read more.