This paper describes GIBB’s experience and presents some of the key challenges in undertaking projects of this nature
in deep rural communities. Some of the major benefits which have arisen due to these undertakings are presented. New access to household electrification potentially affects both home and market production in ways which change the nature of work in the home and in ways that increase market labour. Providing new public infrastructure to a location may also induce employed and unemployed individuals to migrate into the area…(more)