Options for Managing and Financing Rural Transport Infrastructure
AbstractIneffective rural transport services are a major obstacle to economic and social development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Alleviating poverty requires improved access to social and economic facilities. And, in turn, improving access hinges on better transport infractructure, including roads, tracks, footpaths, and footbridges.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by World Bank - Technical Papers in its series Papers with number 411.
Length: 81 pages
Date of creation: 1998
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TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE ; RURAL DEVELOPMENT;
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