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Good policies and practices on rural transport in Africa : planning infrastructure and services (English)

This publication forms part of the work of the Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) on identifying and promoting good policies and practices in rural transport in Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 93779 SEP 01, 2014

Hine,John L. Disclosed

Corridor transport observatory guidelines (English)

The Northern Corridor, connecting East Africa to the World through the port of Mombasa, is one of the oldest corridor authorities in Africa, as it was established in 1985. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 85475 JAN 01, 2014

Hartmann,Olivier Disclosed

Corridor transport observatory guidelines : Observatoires des transports sur les corridors guide pratique (French)

The Northern Corridor, connecting East Africa to the World through the port of Mombasa, is one of the oldest corridor authorities in Africa, as it was established in 1985. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 85475 NOV 01, 2013

Hartmann,Olivier Disclosed

Guidelines for mainstreaming road safety in regional trade road corridors : Comment integrer la securite routiere dans les projets de corridors regionaux (French)

The global crisis of road traffic injury is escalating in low-income and middle income countries to devastating effect; with road traffic crashes a leading cause of death. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 80543 JUN 01, 2013

Breen,Jeanne M.; Humphreys,Richard Martin; Melibaeva,Sevara Disclosed

Guidelines for mainstreaming road safety in regional trade road corridors (English)

The global crisis of road traffic injury is escalating in low-income and middle income countries to devastating effect; with road traffic crashes a leading cause of death. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 80543 JUN 01, 2013

Breen,Jeanne M.; Humphreys,Richard Martin; Melibaeva,Sevara Disclosed

Border crossing monitoring along the northern corridor (English)

Border-crossing times in East Africa have been identified as a major constraint for smooth trade flows, both for regional trade and for international transit. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 78671 APR 01, 2013

Fitzmaurice, Mike; Hartmann,Olivier Disclosed

Rail transport : framework for improving railway sector performance in Sub-Saharan Africa : Transport ferroviaire : schema d'analyse pour ameliorer la performance du rail en Afrique Subsaharienne (French)

In most of the Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries railways have played, throughout history, a key part in the economic development maintaining a dominant role in transporting freight and passengers at low costs. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 78672 MAR 01, 2013

Olievschi, Vasile Nicolae Disclosed

Rail transport : framework for improving railway sector performance in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

In most of the Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries railways have played, throughout history, a key part in the economic development maintaining a dominant role in transporting freight and passengers at low costs. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 78672 MAR 01, 2013

Olievschi, Vasile Nicolae Disclosed

Transport governance indicators in Sub-Saharan Africa : Indicateurs de gouvernance dans le secteur des transports pour l'Afrique subsaharienne (French)

Good governance-or the absence of it-has concerned policy makers and other stakeholders in the transport sector for decades. Most stakeholders recognize that effective governance is crucial if improvements in transport infrastructure are to endure and contribute to sustainable economic growth. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 78673 JAN 01, 2013

Christie, Angela; Conroy, Kate; Smith, Don Disclosed

Transport governance indicators in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Good governance-or the absence of it-has concerned policy makers and other stakeholders in the transport sector for decades. Most stakeholders recognize that effective governance is crucial if improvements in transport infrastructure are to endure and contribute to sustainable economic growth. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 78673 JAN 01, 2013

Christie, Angela; Conroy, Kate; Smith, Don Disclosed

Rural transport : improving its contribution to growth and poverty reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Poverty reduction is a long-standing development objective of many developing countries and their aid donors, including the World Bank. To achieve this goal, these countries and organizations have sought to improve smallholder agricultural productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) as part of a broader rural development agenda aimed at providing a minimal basket of goods and services in rural areas to satisfy basic human needs. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 78676 NOV 01, 2012

Banjo,George A.; Gordon,Henry F.; Riverson,John D. Disclosed

Progress on commercialized road management in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

The study focuses on the organizational, technical, and management issues associated with the restructuring, and commercialization of Road Agencies in seven countries: Botswana, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Namibia, Tanzania, and South Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 71789 JAN 01, 2012

Pinard, Michael Ian French Disclosed

Progress on commercialized road management in Sub-Saharan Africa : Comment progresse la gestion commerciale des routes en Afrique subsaharienne (French)

The study focuses on the organizational, technical, and management issues associated with the restructuring, and commercialization of Road Agencies in seven countries: Botswana, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Namibia, Tanzania, and South Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 71789 JAN 01, 2012

Pinard, Michael Ian English Disclosed

Making a small market thrive : recommendations for efficiency gains in the Latin American air cargo market (English)

Air cargo origin destination flows in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region are heavily concentrated in the largest economies of South America and Mexico. ... See More +

Working Paper 63702 MAR 01, 2011

Serebrisky, Tomas; Schwartz, Jordan; Pachon, Maria Claudia; Ricover, Andres Disclosed

Road asset governance filter : case study of Kazakhstan and Armenia (Armenian)

Building upon the transport governance filter developed by the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) transport team, which identified several thematic principles and actionable indicators on the governance of the transport sector at large, this paper seeks to assess the overall governance performance of the road sector as well as the concrete issues that road administrations should address in order to improve sector governance. ... See More +

Working Paper 63327 FEB 01, 2011

Queiroz, Cesar; Lopez Martinez, Alejandro; Ishihara, Satoshi; Hommann, Kirsten Russian, English Disclosed

Road asset governance filter : case study of Kazakhstan and Armenia (Russian)

Building upon the transport governance filter developed by the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) transport team, which identified several thematic principles and actionable indicators on the governance of the transport sector at large, this paper seeks to assess the overall governance performance of the road sector as well as the concrete issues that road administrations should address in order to improve sector governance. ... See More +

Working Paper 63327 FEB 01, 2011

Queiroz, Cesar; Lopez Martinez, Alejandro; Ishihara, Satoshi; Hommann, Kirsten Armenian, English Disclosed

Road asset governance filter : case study of Kazakhstan and Armenia (English)

Building upon the transport governance filter developed by the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) transport team, which identified several thematic principles and actionable indicators on the governance of the transport sector at large, this paper seeks to assess the overall governance performance of the road sector as well as the concrete issues that road administrations should address in order to improve sector governance. ... See More +

Working Paper 63327 FEB 01, 2011

Queiroz, Cesar; Lopez Martinez, Alejandro; Ishihara, Satoshi; Hommann, Kirsten Russian, Armenian Disclosed

Monitoring road works contracts and unit costs for enhanced governance in Europe and Central Asia (English)

The present study generates a specialized dataset of road sector contracts for Bank-financed projects in 14 countries of Europe and Central Asia. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 63328 JAN 01, 2011

Alexeeva, Victoria; Queiroz, Cesar; Ishihara, Satoshi Disclosed

A review of institutional arrangements for road asset management : lessons for the developing world (English)

The type of institutional arrangement for managing roads adopted by a country depends on the objectives and performance that it sets for its road networks. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 56958 APR 01, 2010

Queiroz, Cesar; Kerali, Henry Disclosed

Overload control practices in Eastern and Southern Africa : main lessons learned (English)

The prevalence of heavy goods vehicle overloading across Sub-Saharan Africa has been a matter of concern for some time. The overloading leads to rapid deterioration of road pavements and imposes a heavy cost on some of poorest countries in the world. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 66936 APR 01, 2010

Pinard, Michael Ian Disclosed

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Good policies and practices on rural transport in Africa : planning infrastructure and services (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 93779 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Corridor transport observatory guidelines (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 85475 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Corridor transport observatory guidelines : Observatoires des transports sur les corridors guide pratique (French)
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NOV 01, 2013 85475 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Guidelines for mainstreaming road safety in regional trade road corridors : Comment integrer la securite routiere dans les projets de corridors regionaux (French)
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JUN 01, 2013 80543 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Guidelines for mainstreaming road safety in regional trade road corridors (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 80543 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Border crossing monitoring along the northern corridor (English)
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APR 01, 2013 78671 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Rail transport : framework for improving railway sector performance in Sub-Saharan Africa : Transport ferroviaire : schema d'analyse pour ameliorer la performance du rail en Afrique Subsaharienne (French)
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MAR 01, 2013 78672 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Rail transport : framework for improving railway sector performance in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 78672 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Transport governance indicators in Sub-Saharan Africa : Indicateurs de gouvernance dans le secteur des transports pour l'Afrique subsaharienne (French)
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JAN 01, 2013 78673 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Transport governance indicators in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 78673 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Rural transport : improving its contribution to growth and poverty reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 78676 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Progress on commercialized road management in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 71789 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French
Progress on commercialized road management in Sub-Saharan Africa : Comment progresse la gestion commerciale des routes en Afrique subsaharienne (French)
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JAN 01, 2012 71789 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Making a small market thrive : recommendations for efficiency gains in the Latin American air cargo market (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 63702 Working Paper
Road asset governance filter : case study of Kazakhstan and Armenia (Armenian)
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FEB 01, 2011 63327 Working Paper Russian, English
Road asset governance filter : case study of Kazakhstan and Armenia (Russian)
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FEB 01, 2011 63327 Working Paper Armenian, English
Road asset governance filter : case study of Kazakhstan and Armenia (English)
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FEB 01, 2011 63327 Working Paper Russian, Armenian
Monitoring road works contracts and unit costs for enhanced governance in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 63328 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
A review of institutional arrangements for road asset management : lessons for the developing world (English)
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APR 01, 2010 56958 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Overload control practices in Eastern and Southern Africa : main lessons learned (English)
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APR 01, 2010 66936 Working Paper (Numbered Series)