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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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Alternative Transport in Nepal

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...

Practical Action, Published by Practical Action, Nepal on 2014

Dry Stone Causeway

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

Richard Tufnell, Published by Research Information on 2008

Handbook of Intermediate Equipment for Road Works in Emerging Economies (Selection and Costing)

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

Robert Petts, Published by Intech Associates on 2012

Improving Paths and Tracks Part 1

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

Gary Taylor, Published by Research Information on 2008

Improving Paths and Tracks Part 2

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

Gary Taylor, Published by Research Information on 2008

Improving Paths and Tracks Part 3

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

Gary Taylor, Published by Research Information on 2008

Intermediate Equipment for Road Works and Small & Medium Enterprises

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

Robert Petts, Published by Intech Associates on 2012

Low cost mobility for life

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

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

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

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...

Robert Petts, Published by Intech Associates on 2013

අපේ පාර

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

Practical Action Sri Lanka, Published on 2006

මග හොදට තිබේ නම්

This video is about rural transport options promoted by Practical Action Sri Lanka.

Practical Action Sri Lanka, Published on 2014

 

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