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Effectiveness and impact of the CARE/Sierra Leone rural penetration roads projects

G. William Anderson

Effectiveness and impact of the CARE/Sierra Leone rural penetration roads projects

(AID projects 636-0101, 636-0111, 636-0126)

by G. William Anderson

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Published by Agency for International Development in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roads -- Sierra Leone -- Design and construction,
  • Developing countries -- Roads

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G. William Anderson
    SeriesProject impact evaluation -- no. 7
    ContributionsUnited States. Agency for International Development
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14939282M

    The impact of such efforts on the rural poor, however, depends on initial conditions, the structure of relevant institutions, and incentives. Research shows that agricultural stagnation has harmed the rural poor in sub-Saharan Africa by creating food shortages and higher prices that have reduced their ability to buy food and find work. A CDC country office was established in Sierra Leone in , focusing on global health security and Ebola response. CDC works closely with Sierra Leone on strengthening laboratory, surveillance, emergency management, and workforce capacity to respond to disease outbreaks.

    Sierra Leone is a country rich in mineral resources, where diamonds are the primary export commodities. But despite vast mineral resources, most people live in poverty (%). The poverty rate is especially high in rural areas (%). Moreover, 10 years of conflict destroyed most of the country’s social, economic, and physical structure.   2. The failure of past agricultural policies is largely as a result of Sierra Leone’s over-reliance on donor support for most of its development projects which does not particularly augur well for the agricultural sector. National economic or agricultural development policies should always create a soft landing impact or.

    Centre of Sierra Leone Studies – The economy of Sierra Leone – Part 1 baseline scenario, the IMF projects the medium-term growth to gradually pick up to around % by from % in Inflation is projected to decline to % by from the current level in Problems of poor infrastructure and widespread rural and urban.   Sierra Leone launched its first National Road Safety Policy, Strategic Plan and Trust Fund on 23 November in Freetown. The documents and the Trust Fund were launched by the Minister of Information and Communications Mr Alpha Kanu, on behalf of the President of the Republic. Delivering the statement of the President, Mr Kanu reaffirmed the government’s commitment to the full.


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Effectiveness and impact of the CARE/Sierra Leone rural penetration roads projects by G. William Anderson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Effectiveness and impact of the CARE/Sierra Leone rural penetration roads projects: (AID projects, ) Author: G William Anderson ; United States. Sierra Leone - Roads Rehabilitation and Maintenance Project (English) Abstract. The project outcome is satisfactory, sustainability likely, and institutional development impacts high.

Lessons drawn from the project implementation suggest that, in spite of difficult conflict situations, such as the case in Sierra Leone, motivated. Sierra Leone - Road Rehabilitation and Maintenance Project (English) Abstract.

The main objective of the project is to remove physical bottlenecks in the country's transport network through a sustainable road rehabilitation and maintenance program, and to build institutional capacity to better plan, manage and maintain roads and.

The project was concentrated in the northern region of Sierra Leone. The evaluation focused on assessing the overall impact of the CARE DEC project activities in relation to WASH and health within the context of Ebola Emergency Response delivery in the four districts.

rural road programme only increased consumption by just %. In comparison, an earlier study by Asher and Novosad () found the PMGSY programme in India increased incomes by 8% and, a study by Fan et al.

() of poverty in rural India, found that rural roads had a relatively large impact, with a benefit cost ratio of three. Sierra Leone has been considered as one of the wealthiest nations when it comes to abundance of various natural resources, most particularly mineral resources.

According to the CIA World Factbook, Sierra Leone has rich mineral resources such as diamonds, titanium ore. Agricultural and Rural Development Statistics in Sierra Leone - Key Aspects of Institutional Arrangements & Performance.

efficient and effective; while this will reflect the Sierra Leone context it is also likely to have. 2 Uncontrolled logging practice has a negative impact. Aid Coordination and Bank Group Positioning in Sierra Leone 10 Aid Coordination: Harmonization and Alignment of DPs 10 Bank Group Positioning in Sierra Leone 11 Lessons Learned from the Implementation of the Previous CSP (JAS) 12 III BANK GROUP STRATEGY FOR SIERRA LEONE 12 Rationale for Bank Group Intervention Government of Sierra Leone (Freetown) By State House Communication Unit The kilometer Bandajuma-Gendema Highway project was launched in Bandajuma Sowa, Pujehun district by.

One such success-story is the British campaign in Sierra Leone between and When the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) rejected the Lomé Peace Agreement and again threatened Freetown, the capital, Britain provided vital support to the Sierra Leone government and the beleaguered U.N.

peacekeeping mission on the ground (UNAMSIL). The Sierra Leone Roads Authority (SLRA) manages the national roads. Ministry of Transport and Aviation (MoTA) provides the policy and regulatory framework for transport management in Sierra Leone. It is the overall body responsible for policy formulation in the area of road safety in the country.

The Ministry has the mandate to draft and table. Of the miles of roads toured in the north, (or 86%) miles are paved while the remaining 53 miles is unpaved. The unpaved road is the leg between Mile 91 and Magboraka. Of the miles of roads toured in the south, 32 miles (or 17%) are paved.

Of the miles of roads toured in the east, 78 (or 30%) miles are paved. water and basic sanitation in rural areas, and (ii) develop a comprehensive national framework for rural water supply and sanitation investments.

The project is expected to increase access to safe water supply by percentage points and access to improved sanitation by percentage points in rural Sierra Leone. The project will be. After a four hour drive from Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, we park under a large banana plant, and follow people’s indications to the outskirts of the village.

I’ve been caught out before in West Africa when villagers promise “a short walk” under a hot sun, but in this case within two minutes the trees have given way to large open. Sierra Leone has adopted a number of policies aimed at supporting growth, reducing poverty and closing the infrastructure gap.

These include a number of incentives for infrastructure projects with development costs exceeding US$20 million such as: income tax exemptions for 15 years from start-up; duty free imports on plants, equipment and other inputs required to execute the project; and costs.

likely to further exacerbate the situation. A large proportion of the Sierra Leone population has a low capacity to adapt to climate change. Climate change impacts are likely to be particularly negative on Sierra Leone’s rural population because of their high dependence on rain-fed agriculture and natural resource-based livelihoods.

Since Sierra Leone’s independence, agricultural development policy has been focussed on the achievement of rice self-sufficiency among other objectives. Major interventions in the sector have included both direct government participation and indirectly, through the donor-funded integrated agricultural/rural development projects.

Sierra Leone held general elections on March 7, to elect a new President, Members of Parliament and Local Councils in the fourth cycle of elections since the civil war in The opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) candidate, Rtd.

Brig. Julius Maada Bio won by percentage points and for the first time a winning party. The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone Ernest Koroma formally launched the Waterloo/Masiaka road project estimated at million dollars on Monday. The road is being constructed by the Chinese Railway Seventh Group (CRSG) and it will involve the widening of the 70 kilometer road to four lanes.

Environmental Impact Assessment Licensing: The Agency reviews and approves environmental impact Tools for effective management of Chemicals and hazardous Substances The Environment Protection Agency – Sierra Leone Contd.

Sierra Leone has a huge substance abuse problem where substances such as alcohol, tobacco and sedatives, are widely used. About 90% of admissions to the country’s only psychiatric hospital are due to drug and alcohol related illnesses.

Sierra Leone has only three drug rehabilitation centres: two located in Freetown and one in Kenema. The Sierra Leone DHS found that utilisation of health facilities to deliver differed between urban and rural areas: % in urban areas and % in rural areas. These inequalities persisted for delivery with a skilled attendant, at % delivering with a skilled attendant in urban areas and % in rural areas [ 15 ].“They feel that it is a rural financial 18 of Sierra Leone Roads Authority (SLRA) projects that were visited.

The auditors only found one project which had an Environmental Impact Assessment.