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Regional Integration
Promoting Policy Reforms for Effective Transport Services in COMESA Countries

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…

May 01, 1996

Road Asset Management
Road Sector Reform:Best Practice in Africa

April 30, 1996

Regional Integration
Maritime Transport Serving West and Central African Countries: Trends and Issues

In June 1992, MINCONMAR (Ministerial Conference of Western and Central Africa) and the Bank organized the Cotonou Conference to review the situation and identify options for reform. The Conference…

August 01, 1995

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

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

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

Regional Integration
Shipping Services in Western and Central African Countries -- Cotonou, June 1992

August 31, 1994

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

The present case study documents the use of bicycles in eastern Uganda where they are a means of generating income for rural traders and for urban poor who work as bicycle taxi-riders. It also…

February 01, 1994

Rural Access & Mobility
Case Study on the Role of Women in Rural Transport: Access of Women to Domestic Facilities

In rural Africa it is women who bear the greater part of the transport burden. Understanding their transport patterns is a first step in aiming to reduce their onerous task. Comprehensive village-…

February 01, 1994

Gender & Inclusion
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport: Bicycles and Rural Women in Uganda - Part Six

February 01, 1994

Gender & Inclusion
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport -- Bicycles and Rural Women in Uganda -- Part Five

February 01, 1994

Rural Access & Mobility
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport -- Bicycles and Rural Women in Uganda -- Part II

January 31, 1994

Rural Access & Mobility
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport -- Bicycles and Rural Women in Uganda -- Part Four

January 31, 1994

Rural Access & Mobility
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport -- Bicycles and Rural Women in Uganda -- Part I

January 31, 1994

Rural Access & Mobility
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport -- Bicycles and Rural Women in Uganda -- Part Three

January 31, 1994

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

During the past 20 years, nearly a quarter of the capital invested in Sub-Saharan Africa's roads has been eroded through insufficient maintenance. To restore economically justified roads and prevent…

January 01, 1994

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

Regional Integration
Shipping Services in Western and Central African Countries -- Cotonou, June 1992

This paper reports on the discussions and conclusions of the three working groups which have been established to deal with the main topics: (a) macroeconomic impact of maritime transport on the…

May 31, 1993

Rural Access & Mobility
Rural Roads in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from World Bank Experience

This report, prepared under the Rural Travel and Transport Project of SSATP, presents findings from a review of 127 projects with rural road components in SSA. The review highlights key policy…

May 31, 1992

Rural Access & Mobility
Intermediate Means of Transport in Sub-Saharan Africa -- Its Potential for Improving Rural Travel and Transport

Current rural travel and transport are dominated by head loading and walking (largely by women) to satisfy the daily travel and goods movement needs of rural populations in sub - Saharan Africa (SSA…

November 30, 1991

HIV & AIDS
Lessons learned to Date from HIV-AIDS Transport Corridor Projects

January 01, 1970