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The Complexity of Aid: government strategies, donor agendas and the coordination of development assistance in Rwanda 1994-2004
This thesis contributes to current debates on aid politics, policy and practice by exploring the dynamics of the new aid agenda which emerged in the 1990s and early 2000s, focused on poverty reduction and the Millennium ...
Examining the adoption, usage and outcomes of mobile money services: the case of M-PESA in Kenya
(The University of Edinburgh, 2011-07-04)
This thesis will examine the adoption, usage and outcomes of a mobile money service called MPESA. Since being launched in 2007, the service has seen phenomenal growth in Kenya. Over 7.5 million users, or 34% of the adult ...
Rethinking market-based development approaches: increasing access to domestic-scale sustainable energy goods and services in sub-Saharan Africa
(The University of Edinburgh, 2014-11-26)
Low levels of energy access in sub-Saharan Africa and the acknowledgement of anthropogenic climate change have made sustainable energy products such as solar lanterns and efficient cookstoves a popular subject of ...