4.2 Approaches to district road maintenance, Tanzania

This document is a conference presentation outlining various approaches to district road maintenance in Tanzania. District roads have long been underfunded and badly maintained. Now that road funds provide more reliable funding, decisions have to be made as to which systems of maintenance contracting are appropriate for district roads remembering that:

Four systems have been selected for evaluation:

The effectiveness of these systems will be monitored for at least two years in Tanzania and the strengths and weaknesses of each system evaluated. Factors assessed will include cost, increased time the road is passable during the rains and the ease of supervision and procurement.

Issuing body: Africa Community Access Programme
Type: Conference proceedings
Status: Final
Alternative approaches to district road maintenance. Workshop on rural access and mobility, Arusha, 22–24 November 2012
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File size: 609 KB
Year of publication: 2012
Number of pages: 18