LASER (Legal Assistance for Economic Reform) is a Department for International Development funded programme. It aims to improve investment climates in 8 developing countries by helping to identify and solve commercial law and justice problems, as well as sharing lessons about how to do this. LASER is managed by a consortium comprising KPMG and The Law & Development Partnership.
This case study was developed as part of LASER’s initial one-month pilot engagement in Rwanda. It explores how to take a problem-driven approach in supporting the Government and stakeholders to identify and deconstruct problems. In this case it relates to attracting sufficient foreign direct investment. Lessons learnt helped inform LASER’s approach to investment climate and institutional reform, and the development of further case studies which are all part of a suite of LASER products on doing development differently.
Legal assistance for Economic Reform. Rwanda Pilot Case Study: PDIA in practice during the LASER pilot: Foreign Direct Investment (2015) 6pp