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Human resource and institutional development in the road sector : modal summary report (English)

This report is the modal summary for road operations prepared for the Human Resource and Institutional Development (HRID) Project of the Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Program (SSATP). The report draws on the findings of four institutional case studies ( in Madagascar, Malawi, Senegal, and Tanzania), each of which examined the administration of the road network in a different country in Sub-Saharan Africa. The modal summary provides a structure for policy changes and interventions to improve institutional and human resource development in the road sub-sector. The analysis of the road case studies - supplemented by the sector and country expertise of Bank staff - revealed a common range of problems and inter-related causes which were then classified and ranked. This analysis provides the basis for the formulation and logical sequencing of specific processes and interventions for both institutional development and human resource development. After an introduction, section 2 gives an overview of the institutional performance of the road sub-sector, including problems, their primary causal factors, and the implications for interventions. Section 3 presents a hierarchical framework for interventions to facilitate and stimulate institutional development. Section 4 provides a hierarchical framework of interventions for human resource development. Section 5 includes recommended methodology for HRID interventions in the road sub-sector. Section 6 concludes.

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  • Author

    Moeller, Philip W., Iacono, Max

  • Document Date

    1990/11/30

  • Document Type

    Working Paper

  • Report Number

    21722

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Malawi,

    Tanzania,

    Senegal,

    Madagascar,

  • Region

    Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/07/01

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Human resource and institutional development in the road sector : modal summary report

  • Keywords

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Citation

Moeller, Philip W. Iacono, Max

Human resource and institutional development in the road sector : modal summary report (English). The World Bank and the Economic Commission for Africa Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Program (SSATP) Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/196831468270888674/Human-resource-and-institutional-development-in-the-road-sector-modal-summary-report