The Role of Communication in Large Infrastructure: The Bumbuna Hydroelectric Project in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone

The Role of Communication in Large Infrastructure: The Bumbuna Hydroelectric Project in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone

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The Role of Communication in Large Infrastructure: The Bumbuna Hydroelectric Project in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone by World Bank, Gianmarco Scuppa, Gianmarco Scuppa

This book describes how the timely use of two-way communication in large water infrastructure projects leads to improved project design and is key to identify and address problems that could result in project delays and incremental costs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780821366820
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Publication date: 06/26/2006
Series: World Bank Working Papers , #84
Pages: 56
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

Abstractv
Forewordvii
Acknowledgmentsix
Acronyms and Abbreviationsxi
1Introduction1
Scope of This Paper1
The Context5
2The Communication-based Assessment (CBA)11
Methodological Approach11
Main findings13
3Communication for Operational Support21
The Strategy21
Strengthening Local Capacity for Communication23
Communicating with the Institutions Involved in the Project25
Communicating with the General Public26
Communicating with the Local Communities29
Communicating with the International Community31
First Results of the Communication Work32
4Lessons Learned35
5Conclusions39
Bibliography43
List of Boxes and Graphs
Box 1History of the Bumbuna Hydroelectric Project4
Box 2Messages Posted on a BBC e-forum on the Power Situation in Sierra Leone9
Box 3Tasks of the Communication-based Assessment12
Box 4Level of Information and Confidence in the BHP among Sierra Leone Citizens16
Box 5Budget per Component Allocated for the CAP Implementation23
Box 6Roles and Responsibilities in the Management Structure of the BHP24
Box 7Results of Public Opinion Research on Sources of Information27
Box 8Presenting the World Bank and its Role28
Box 9Relationship between the CU and the Other Project Teams30
Graph 1Communication Approach22

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