Rural transport, key element of the development

Siem Reap, Cambodia, 15-16 May 2002

In May 2002, the Kingdom of Cambodia hosted several conferences that addressed issues of rural roads.

Among these events, the PIARC International Seminar organised by Technical Committee C3 (Technological Exchanges and Development) and Technical Committee C20 (Appropriate Development) held on 15-16 May.

PROCEEDINGS

SESSION 1

1.1

Reflection on project design. Experiences in Recent Road Projects: Some Aspects of the Process of Change
Albab Akanda, Asian Development Bank

Slides

1.2

Oeverty and Transport
Albab Akanda, Asian Development Bank

Slides

1.3

Rural Transport Infrastructure: Key Element to Development
Dara Johnston, ILO Upstream Project

Slides

SESSION 2

2.1

Design and Appraisal of Rural Transport Infrastructure (Based on World Bank Paper n° 496)
Dieter Schelling, World Bank

Slides

2.2

Ghana Feeder Road Prioritisation
John Hine, Simon Ellis and Simon Done (TRL Ltd), David Korboe, independent consultant

Paper

2.3

Economic and Social Justifications of Rural Transport: The Design of the Rural Access Programme, Nepal
Dilli Sitaula and Michael Green, WSPimc

Paper

Slides

2.4

Roads and Poverty Reduction (Draft)
Paper to be presented at the PIARC Conference 14-15 May, Antananarivo, Madagascar

Paper

SESSION 3

3.1

Rural Road Surfacing Investigations
Robert Petts, Intech Associates

Slides

3.2

Sustainable Road Maintenance in Viet Nam
Roger Weatherell, WSPimc and Tran Tien Son, MoT Vietnam

Paper

Slides

SESSION 4

4.1

Finance, Organisation and Participation - Country specific Solutions for Rural Road Networks- The GTZ Experience
Gerhard P. Metschies, GTZ

Paper

4.2

How to sell the message "Road maintenance is necessary" to decisions makers
Kjell Levik, Norwegian Public Roads Administration

Paper

4.3

Study on the Reorganisation of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport of Cambodia
Michel Dorval

Paper

Slides

4.4

Road Maintenance Message
Norwegian Public Roads Administration

Slides

SESSION 5

5.1

Complementing infrastructure: Enhancing rural mobility through motorised and non-motorised transport
Paul Starkey, Animal Traction Development

Paper

5.2

IMTs and Rural Transport Services- ITDG experience
Ranjith de Silva, Intermediate Technology Development Group, ITDG

Paper

Slides

5.3

Investing in intermediate means of transport in Madagascar
Paul Starkey, Animal Traction Development and Luc Rasamoela, Ministry of Public Works, Madagascar

Paper

Slides

5.4

Rural Inland Water Transport - A case study in May Chreiy, Puok District
Doekle Wielinga, ILO Upstream Project

Slides

5.5

Transport Policy Reform and Poverty Reduction in Kenya: Bridging Rural-Urban Transport gaps through IMT
Silvester Okumu Kasuku, Ministry of Lands and Settlement, Kenya

Paper

Slides

5.6

Intermediate Means of Transport (IMT): Motorized and non-motorized, including Inland Water Transport
H.E. Sous Kong, Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Rural Development, Kingdom of Cambodia. Note-taker : Leslie Wright

Paper

SESSION 6

6.1

Policy toolkit for increase rural mobility
Simon Done, TRL Ltd

Slides

SESSION 7

7.1

Quebec Road Network Management Training Center
Daniel Hargreaves, Quebec Ministry of Transport

Slides Présentation

7.2

Rural Transport Knowledge Base
Dieter Schelling, World Bank

Slides

SESSION 8

8.1

PIARC workshop on the current state of Technology Transfer Center (TTC) development
Different Speakers

Slides

8.2

PIARC TTC meeting 17-18 May 2002. Themes for Working Group Sessions
Roger Weatherell, WSPimc and Tran Tien Son, MoT Vietnam

Paper

The Seminar