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Road Asset Management
Road Sector Reform: A Tale of Two Countries--(Part 2) Burkina Faso:

The note is the second part of a series intended to share information about issues raised in various Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) reports, and it addresses Burkina Faso's…

December 31, 1996

Road Asset Management
Media Dissemination of Road Sector Reforms

December 31, 1996

Rural Access & Mobility
Rural Transport Planning

Transport Infrastructure (RTI) - its "public goods "nature - was identified as the primary reason why governments and, therefore, planners must be involved in providing it. The concept of a "public…

September 30, 1996

Regional Integration
Trade and Transport Facilitation- A Review of Current Issues and

This joint World Bank/UNCTAD review proposes ways and means to improve the competitiveness of a country's international trade by: increasing the quality and reducing the associated costs of…

May 31, 1996

Road Asset Management
Road Sector Reform:Best Practice in Africa

April 30, 1996

Regional Integration
Promoting Policy Reforms for Effective Transport Services in COMESA

Concerned by the poor state of the road network in most of its member countries, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has been promoting reforms to help regional integration for…

April 30, 1996

Regional Integration
Maritime Transport Serving West and Central African Countries --

This report is intended for key stakeholders in the maritime transport sector in West and Central Africa (West Africa) and provides an overview of the issues and problems highlighted during the Round…

July 31, 1995

Road Asset Management
African Road Funds: What Works and Why?

This paper reviews experience with the operation of selected African road funds. Although most African road funds suffer from systematic problems, this review identifies examples of best practice and…

February 28, 1995

Road Asset Management
Management and Financing of Roads: An Agenda for Reform -- Full text

Road transport is the dominant mode of transport in sub-Saharan Africa, carrying close to 90 percent of the region's passenger and freight transport, and providing the only access to rural…

February 28, 1995

Regional Integration
Shipping Services in Western and Central African Countries -- Cotonou

August 31, 1994

Rural Access & Mobility
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport -- Bicycles and Rural

January 31, 1994

Rural Access & Mobility
Case Study on the Role of Women in Rural Transport -- Access of Women

Reducing the transport burdens or rural women, in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), would release time and energy for productive and socially beneficial activities. This case study investigates the magnitude…

January 31, 1994

Rural Access & Mobility
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport -- Bicycles and Rural

January 31, 1994

Rural Access & Mobility
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport -- Bicycles and Rural

January 31, 1994

Rural Access & Mobility
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport -- Bicycles and Rural

January 31, 1994

Rural Access & Mobility
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport -- Bicycles and Rural

The study reviews the intermediate means of transport in eastern Uganda, suggesting that ownership, and use of bicycles is a double-sided factor in meeting household needs, for it not only provides…

January 31, 1994

Rural Access & Mobility
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport: Bicycles and Rural

January 31, 1994

Rural Access & Mobility
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport -- Bicycles and Rural

January 31, 1994

Road Asset Management
Commercializing Africa’s Roads: Transforming the Role of the Public

There are over one and a half million km of roads in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), including 554,000 km of main roads. Almost without exception, these roads are managed by bureaucratic government roads…

December 31, 1993

Regional Integration
Trade and Transport Logistics Facilitation Guidelines

The main objective of these guidelines is to advise on how to approach the complex issue of competitiveness in trade, and on how to achieve cost savings in logistics by reducing the time of…

August 31, 1993

Road Asset Management
Road User Taxation in Selected OECD Countries

The objective of this paper is to examine issues related to road user taxation, in a selection of "most successful countries". On the basis of six case studies, it provides a comparative review of…

July 31, 1993