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Technical note on rural transport in multi-sectoral and community driven projects (English)

This note provides practical guidance on rural transport interventions in multi-sectoral and community driven projects. It is targeted at people and agencies involved with physical access issues at the community and local government levels. The note starts with questions related to the type of the interventions and moves through to implementation stages. Links to detailed references are given after each sub-section. The final sub-section on key issues is a checklist.


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    Technical note on rural transport in multi-sectoral and community driven projects

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Technical note on rural transport in multi-sectoral and community driven projects (English). Community driven development and rural transport note Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.