This unique publication is the only detailed, multinational guide to the cost of construction work across Africa. Thirteen countries are covered in individual country chapters, along with comparative regional information- Algeria, Cameroon, Chad, Cote dlvoire, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Zambia.The following information is given for each country- Key data on the main economic and construction indicators An outline of the national construction industry, covering structure, tendering and contract procedures, regulations and standards. Labour and materials cost data Measured rates for a range of construction work items Approximate estimating costs for a range of building types. Price index data and exchange rate movements against £ sterling and US $. Addresses of public and private construction related organisations.