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Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) technical note

May 1996 - Feb 2005

The purpose of this series is to share information on studies of the Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP). The SSATP is an international partnership facilitating policy development and related capacity building in the transport sector in Africa.

In French also.


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Africa transport technical note

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Pauvrete et mobilite urbaine a Conakry et a Douala (French)

Within the context of rapid urbanization, and expansion of urban poverty in Africa, the vast majority of the population have experienced difficulties in attaining its daily mobility and sustain needs due to the more and more difficult transport conditions. ... See More +

Brief 34951 APR 01, 2005

Adolehoume, Amakoe; Diaz Olivera, Lourdes; Plat, Didier; Pochet, Pascal; Sahabana, Maidadi Disclosed

Construction industry development and the road sector : effectiveness of national construction councils (English)

The note reviews the objectives, programs, impact and lessons learned from the operations of the three National Construction Councils (NCCs) established to date - in Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia. ... See More +

Brief 34950 MAR 30, 2005

Brushett, Stephen; Seth, Subhash French

Construction industry development and the road sector : effectiveness of national construction councils : Developpement du BTP et le secteur routier : efficacite des conseils nationaux du batiment et des travaux publics (French)

The note reviews the objectives, programs, impact and lessons learned from the operations of the three National Construction Councils (NCCs) established to date - in Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia. ... See More +

Brief 34950 MAR 30, 2005

Brushett, Stephen; Seth, Subhash English

Building capacity in management and financing in the road sector : meeting the challenge (English)

The road sector is going through a period of substantial change. Countries have to keep pace with expanding demand for road infrastructure as well as addressing the backlog of maintenance and its underlying causes. ... See More +

Brief 34949 AUG 30, 2004

Brushett Stephen; Sampson, Les; Waithaka, Solomon French

Building capacity in management and financing in the road sector : meeting the challenge : Renforcement des capacites de gestion et de financement du secteur routier : relever le defi (French)

The road sector is going through a period of substantial change. Countries have to keep pace with expanding demand for road infrastructure as well as addressing the backlog of maintenance and its underlying causes. ... See More +

Brief 34949 AUG 30, 2004

Brushett Stephen; Sampson, Les; Waithaka, Solomon English

Training of small scale contractors for rural road maintenance in Lesotho : some lessons from experience (English)

This note summarizes the methodology, challenges and lessons learned in the planning, management and organization of the Contracting Training Program (CTP) in Lesotho. ... See More +

Brief 34948 MAR 30, 2004

Seth, Subhash C.

Taming HIV/AIDS on Africa's roads (English)

This note summarizes challenges, responses and lessons learned by two World Bank supported projects addressing HIV/AIDS in the road sector. These are: The Joint Regional HIV/AIDS Project in the Abidjan Lagos Transport Corridor (Corridor Project) and the Ethiopia Road Sector Development Program (RSDP). ... See More +

Brief 29731 MAY 01, 2003

Lema, Antoine; Brushett, Stephen; Lewi, Negedi; Riverson, John; Siele, Silue

Source1, a large-scale benchmark tool for road networks (English)

Over the past ten years or so, the road sector has undergone major reforms in a number of Sub-Saharan African countries. This process has been encouraged by the donor community, especially through the Road Management Initiative (RMI). ... See More +

Brief 29730 FEB 01, 2002

Source1, a large-scale benchmark tool for road networks : Source1, une methode de suivi des performances des reseaux routiers, a grande echelle (English)

Over the past ten years or so, the road sector has undergone major reforms in a number of Sub-Saharan African countries. This process has been encouraged by the donor community, especially through the Road Management Initiative (RMI). ... See More +

Brief 29730 FEB 01, 2002

Urban air quality in Cotonou - executive summary (English)

The note highlights the conclusions of the study on Urban Air Quality in Cotonou, carried out in 2000. The purpose of the study was to identify the major source of air pollution in the city, and quantify the costs associated with such pollution. ... See More +

Brief 22659 JUN 30, 2001

French

Urban air quality in Cotonou - executive summary : Qualite de l'air a Cotonou - Synthese (French)

The note highlights the conclusions of the study on Urban Air Quality in Cotonou, carried out in 2000. The purpose of the study was to identify the major source of air pollution in the city, and quantify the costs associated with such pollution. ... See More +

Brief 22659 JUN 01, 2001

English

Reforming road management in Sub-Saharan Africa - overcoming obstacles to implementation (English)

This note is based on the Road Management Initiative (RMI) Country Coordinator for Kenya, Mr. F.N. Nyangaga's progress report, presented to the World Road Congresses in Kuala Lumpur, 1999. ... See More +

Brief 22388 MAR 31, 2001

Nyangaga, Francis N.

Implementing second-generation road funds - lessons learned (English)

The note is based on a review of experience with the operation of second-generation Road Funds in Benin, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, and Zambia. Findings of this review are based on an assessment of the structure, and process of setting up, and implementing the Road Funds, as well as an assessment of the objective achievements to date. ... See More +

Brief 22200 DEC 31, 2000

Kumar, Ajay

Forecasting vehicle fleets in Sub-Saharan african Countries (English)

The technical note presents an evaluation of time series for vehicle fleet statistics, available in the Road Management Initiative (RMI) road sector database, and quantifies their relationship with the growth of each country's gross national product. ... See More +

Brief 22199 NOV 30, 2000

Archondo- Callao, Rodrigo

Introducing the RMI road sector database (English)

This technical note introduces the recently developed Road Management Initiative (RMI) road sector database. Building upon the results of the RMI road sector survey in forty-seven Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries, and, available socioeconomic, and sector information from the Bank, and other sources, the database provides an initial framework for an assessment of the road sector across SSA countries. ... See More +

Brief 22658 OCT 31, 2000

Prozzi, Jolanda

Road user charges model (English)

This technical note presents a road user charges model, developed by the Bank, and, gives an overview of the objectives, structure, and results of the model by taking as an example a hypothetical road network, presenting some lessons learned, while applying the model in developing countries. ... See More +

Brief 22657 SEP 30, 2000

Archondo-Callao, Rodrigo S.

Urban transport micro-enterprises in Abidjan (French,English)

This note analyzes the organization, profitability, and financing of private mass transit services in Abidjan, with an emphasis on private companies, operating minibuses commonly known as "gbakas". ... See More +

Brief 22656 SEP 30, 2000

Adolehoume, Amakoe; Bonnafous, Alain

Urban transport micro-enterprises in Abidjan : Micro-entreprises de transport urbain a Abidjan (French)

This note analyzes the organization, profitability, and financing of private mass transit services in Abidjan, with an emphasis on private companies, operating minibuses commonly known as "gbakas". ... See More +

Brief 22656 SEP 01, 2000

Adolehoume, Amakoe; Bonnafous, Alain

Improving management and financing of roads in Sub-Saharan Africa - summary (English)

This overview of the road transport sector in Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries, includes an analysis of current status, and developments since 1989, and examines forty seven countries in four regions: the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) region, which given its large, and more advance economy compared to other countries, has been treated as a separate entity in this review; the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) region; the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region; and, the Union Douaniere et Economique de l'Afrique Central (UDEAC) region. ... See More +

Brief 22655 DEC 31, 1999

SADC model legislative provisions on road network management and financing (English)

In August 1996, the Heads of State of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) signed the Protocol on Transport, Communications and Meteorology, which sets a broad framework of regional cooperation between SADC Member States in the fields of transport, communications, and meteorology infrastructure and services. ... See More +

Brief 22653 NOV 30, 1999

Coetzee, Sandra J.H.

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Pauvrete et mobilite urbaine a Conakry et a Douala (French)
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APR 01, 2005 34951 Brief
Construction industry development and the road sector : effectiveness of national construction councils (English)
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MAR 30, 2005 34950 Brief French
Construction industry development and the road sector : effectiveness of national construction councils : Developpement du BTP et le secteur routier : efficacite des conseils nationaux du batiment et des travaux publics (French)
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MAR 30, 2005 34950 Brief English
Building capacity in management and financing in the road sector : meeting the challenge (English)
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AUG 30, 2004 34949 Brief French
Building capacity in management and financing in the road sector : meeting the challenge : Renforcement des capacites de gestion et de financement du secteur routier : relever le defi (French)
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AUG 30, 2004 34949 Brief English
Training of small scale contractors for rural road maintenance in Lesotho : some lessons from experience (English)
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MAR 30, 2004 34948 Brief
Taming HIV/AIDS on Africa's roads (English)
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MAY 01, 2003 29731 Brief
Source1, a large-scale benchmark tool for road networks (English)
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FEB 01, 2002 29730 Brief
Source1, a large-scale benchmark tool for road networks : Source1, une methode de suivi des performances des reseaux routiers, a grande echelle (English)
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FEB 01, 2002 29730 Brief
Urban air quality in Cotonou - executive summary (English)
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JUN 30, 2001 22659 Brief French
Urban air quality in Cotonou - executive summary : Qualite de l'air a Cotonou - Synthese (French)
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JUN 01, 2001 22659 Brief English
Reforming road management in Sub-Saharan Africa - overcoming obstacles to implementation (English)
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MAR 31, 2001 22388 Brief
Implementing second-generation road funds - lessons learned (English)
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DEC 31, 2000 22200 Brief
Forecasting vehicle fleets in Sub-Saharan african Countries (English)
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NOV 30, 2000 22199 Brief
Introducing the RMI road sector database (English)
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OCT 31, 2000 22658 Brief
Road user charges model (English)
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SEP 30, 2000 22657 Brief
Urban transport micro-enterprises in Abidjan (French,English)
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SEP 30, 2000 22656 Brief
Urban transport micro-enterprises in Abidjan : Micro-entreprises de transport urbain a Abidjan (French)
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SEP 01, 2000 22656 Brief
Improving management and financing of roads in Sub-Saharan Africa - summary (English)
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DEC 31, 1999 22655 Brief
SADC model legislative provisions on road network management and financing (English)
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NOV 30, 1999 22653 Brief