Physical assets in transportation, communication, sewage, water, and electric systems, etc. of a business or nation are examples of infrastructure. These assets are high-cost investments that are vital to a country's economic development and prosperity. Given the diverse nature of infrastructure, many types of support services are required for its development.
Private Sector Development refers to strategies for promoting economic growth and reducing poverty in developing countries by building private enterprises. This could be through working with firms, with membership organisations, or through a range of areas of policy and regulation to promote functioning and competitive markets. As with others sectors, private sector development requires a wide range of services.
Rural development refers to improvement of the quality of life and economic well-being of rural based communities. Traditionally, it entailed the exploitation of land-intensive natural resources such as agriculture and forestry. However, the sector has widened to include factors such as tourism, manufacturing, recreation, education, entrepreneurship, and physical and social infrastructure, etc. Naturally, this requires a wide array of services
Mining is the process of extracting naturally-occurring solid minerals, such as coal and ores. Oil & gas extraction involves removing liquids (crude petroleum) and gases (natural gas) from underground. The sector is diverse and requires an equally diverse array of support services.