Connecting Africa: Perspectives for Energy, Transport, Digitalisation and Research & Innovation

Eva Nilsson, Obert Hodzi, Erkki Sutinen, Mika Kautonen, Neema Komba, Liisa Laakso

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


The report focuses on Africa’s connectivity in four key sectors: energy, transport, digitalization and research & innovation. Each chapter deals with one sector, and includes a summary, an overview of the sector, and an overview of the policy and investment environment. The study looks at connectivity both within Africa and between Africa and the rest of the world. The study aims at contributing to the Finnish and EU Africa policies. Therefore, each chapter also includes the authors’ recommendations for Finland and the EU.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationHelsinki
Number of pages77
ISBN (Print)978-952-281-674-0
ISBN (Electronic)978-952-281-673-3
Publication statusPublished - 2020
MoE publication typeD4 Published development or research report or study


  • 520 Other social sciences
  • Energy
  • Transport
  • Digitalisation
  • Research and Innovation
  • Connectivity
  • Africa


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