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Sustainable infrastructure

Often people fail to recognise the importance of infrastructure until they discover they don’t have any. Infrastructure is the great enabler – it  enables economic growth and, as a result, is the bedrock for better living conditions. Water, energy, transport and adequate housing are not only a source of development, they drive it forward too.

Water is a source of vital nutrients and the basis for hygiene. But it is an economic good and production factor, too. Access to this essential resource and to good sanitation is essential for health, peaceful coexistence and productivity. 


        
    
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Access to Water and Sanitation

        
    
Energy

        
    
Access to Water and Sanitation

        
    
Energy

Dynamic development thrives on ecologically sustainable energy resources that can be accessed where they are needed – in private households, agriculture, industry and in the service sector.

An effective transport system is the backbone of every modern economy. It gets people to their place of work, to school and college and brings them to doctors and hospitals. Furthermore, it also opens up rural areas for development and makes cities internationally competitive.

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