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Roads, Paths and Tracks

Transport infrastructure is important in ease-of-life for rural dwellers. Local communities can play a part in making this infrastructure for themselves.

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Low cost mobility for life

Practical Action Eastern Africa, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2008

The Government of Kenya has been working on a policy to improve integrated transport planning for the past 4 years. However, there has been a challenge in providing adequate resources for...

අපේ පාර

Practical Action Sri Lanka, Published on 2006

This video is about the process and methods of constructing community based rural roads.

Alternative Transport in Nepal

Practical Action, Published by Practical Action, Nepal on 2014

Practical Action Nepal has introduced and successfully demonstrated various alternative transport systems such as gravity goods ropeways, tuins and bicycle trailers/ambulances that have significant...

Intermediate Equipment for Road Works and Small & Medium Enterprises

Robert Petts, Published by Intech Associates on 2012

This manual provides a short overview of the issues and approaches for making best use of available resoruces.

Handbook of Intermediate Equipment for Road Works in Emerging...

Robert Petts, Published by Intech Associates on 2012

This handbook provides a reference for local contractors, entrepreneurs, governments and development agencies, in order to plan and introduce practical, affordable and sustainable, rehabilitation...

Low Volume Rural Road Surfacing and Pavements: A Guide to Good...

Robert Petts, Published by Intech Associates on 2013

This guideline is aimed at engineers, road managers and others involved with the planning, design, construction or maintenance of low volume rural roads in developing and emerging regions in...

Improving Paths and Tracks Part 3

Gary Taylor, Published by Research Information on 2008

Part 3 of 3: This part focuses on steep and mountainous areas.

Improving Paths and Tracks Part 2

Gary Taylor, Published by Research Information on 2008

Part 2 of 3: This part deals with wet and marshy areas.

Improving Paths and Tracks Part 1

Gary Taylor, Published by Research Information on 2008

Part 1 of 3: Paths and tracks link small communities to road networks.

Dry Stone Causeway

Richard Tufnell, Published by Research Information on 2008

Causeways are a strong, low-cost means of river crossing.

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