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The survey was specifically aimed at capturing priorities and opinions with regard to potential research needs relative to rural transport health and safety in sub-Saharan Africa.In the following section, a brief summary of the literature review conducted to develop the context for the development of specific research questions is presented.

The first major finding of the review of rural transport theory and practice is that many of the approaches needed to improve the impact of rural transport interventions on poverty reduction are known, particularly from the work of the Rural Travel and Transport Program (RTTP) of Sub-Saharan Africa Transport …

2021-8-2 · An urban dweller in Sub-Saharan Africa is 1.8 times more likely to use an improved drinking water source than a person living in a rural area . Figure 13 Source: United Nations, 2011.

2010-7-21 · Safety in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Near East. F A F I A T P N I S O A Review Of ... MoARD Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development MoLD Ministry of Livestock Development NGO Non-governmental Organisations PH Public Health ... other countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

In particular, the paper attempts to provide a narrative on road safety and exposure to air pollution in rural sub-Saharan Africa based on three sources of information: a literature

2017-6-21 · seminars and courses for the widespread dissemination of research expertise and evidence on rural roads and transport services related research in Africa and Asia. Transaid was appointed to organise and facilitate, on behalf of ReCAP, an introductory webinar on the topic of motorcycle taxis in the rural context of Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

2018-5-3 · The current state of the transport sector in Africa is having a significant impact on the environment and the health of the population in urban and peri-urban areas. ... and sub-Saharan Africa’s ...

2018-12-7 · The key among other challenges in referring a patient to a higher health facility from rural communities in sub-Saharan is the means of transport. This significantly and negatively affected the achievement of Maternal and Child health outcome in spite of the good works ongoing in sub-Saharan Africa.

Transport and health relationships in places such as rural sub-Saharan Africa are further complicated by the fact that there is such significant potential for positive health outcomes attributable to transport through enhanced access to healthcare, education, commerce, etc. Systematic epidemiological research is needed to fully understand the ...

2016-6-1 · Transport and health relationships in places such as rural sub-Saharan Africa are further complicated by the fact that there is such significant potential for positive health outcomes attributable to transport through enhanced access to healthcare, education, commerce, etc. Systematic epidemiological research is needed to fully understand the trade-offs between rural mobility and its impacts to public …

Transport Services and Their Impact on Poverty and Growth in Rural Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review of Recent Research and Future Research Needs. This paper reviews recent transport services research in rural sub-Saharan Africa, with reference to the crucial significance of transport services for reducing poverty and encouraging growth.

2019-12-15 · The importance of road safety in the developmental agenda of a country cannot be overemphasized. It is essential for effective socioeconomic development. However, several countries in the developing world are confronted by several challenges relating to road safety, which are inadequately investigated. These challenges further aggravate the already heavily burdened health …

2019-12-15 · About 90% of RTC cases and injuries occur in developing countries, and 12 countries in sub-Saharan Africa are listed in the top 20 RTC-prone countries for cases and casualties . Increasing populations and booming socioeconomic growth activities coupled with a rise in the number of vehicle ownership in several sub-Saharan African nations account for the alarming rates of RTC [ 13 ].

2020-1-22 · Around 60% of people in sub-Saharan Africa (sSA), including 80% of the poorest, live in rural villages (Olinto et al., 2013) and grow subsistence crops on small plots of land to support themselves. Their livelihoods depend largely on selling surplus crops at market and this is the main driver of rural development, linked to a growing demand for food that results from increasing urbanisation.

2018-5-1 · This chapter presents a review of the very limited research on older people’s mobility and transport needs in urban and rural contexts across Anglophone countries in sub-Saharan Africa. This is followed by reflections on recent mixed-methods research conducted through an NGO—academic collaboration with older people in rural Tanzania.

2017-3-6 · Human health and pesticide use in Sub-Saharan Africa * Megan Sheahan1*, Christopher B. Barrett2, Casey Goldvale3. 1 Precision Agriculture for Development; [email protected] . 2 Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University; [email protected] 3 Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality, Georgetown University; [email protected] * Corresponding author.

Rural transport : improving its contribution to growth and poverty reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa

2020-1-22 · Around 60% of people in sub-Saharan Africa (sSA), including 80% of the poorest, live in rural villages (Olinto et al., 2013) and grow subsistence crops on small plots of land to support themselves.Their livelihoods depend largely on selling surplus crops at market and this is the main driver of rural development, linked to a growing demand for food that results from increasing urbanisation.

2017-9-22 · Figure 2.1: Status of diesel sulphur content in Sub-Saharan Africa 3 Figure 2.2: Lead phase out in petrol in Sub-Saharan Africa 4 Figure 2.3: A framework for air quality management (Schwela, 2007) 11 Figure 2.4: Range of noise readings for different activities 13 Figure 2.5: A model of the policy process for community noise management 16

2017-1-30 · Road safety Air pollution Africa Rural Survey abstract Much of the recent transport focus in rural sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has been on road building and upgrading as opposed to the provision of public transport. The literature reveals evidence of significant negative public health outcomes associated with crashes and pollution attributable to rural transport. We

Sub-Saharan Africa. At that time it was the least urbanised region in the world and, con - sistent with colonial era trends, was urban-ising at a slow pace. This scenario changed considerably during the post-independence years. Since the early 1970s, Sub-Saharan Africa had the highest urban growth rate in the world, averaging five per cent per ...

2016-7-27 · Rural transportation in sub-Saharan Africa is a complicated and often contradictory endeavour. This article presents the results of an Internet-based survey …

2016-8-2 · poverty and growth to date in rural sub-Saharan Africa 2. Constraints on poverty alleviation and growth associated with deficiencies in rural transport services 3. The potential for improved transport services to impact on poverty and growth in rural areas (including possible extended connectivity from integration with mobile phone networks) 4.

2017-1-4 · 1.2. Problems of the Health Systems in sub-Saharan Africa Developing countries such as Nigeria have several issues with an appropriate supply of medi-cine to health centres (HC). Often the Ministry of Health (MOH) sets up semi-autonomous enti-ties such as a National Level Medical Store (NLMS), who is responsible for the purchase,

2016-12-17 · financial aid worth over $8 billion has been allocated to SSA. The rural inhabitants succumb to and are victims of poor health care facilities, personnel and access to medication.1,2,3 The most recent and biggest Ebola outbreak in West Africa highlights the loop holes and failures of the healthcare systems in Sub Saharan Africa. While countries ...

Abstract Much of the recent transport focus in rural sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has been on road building and upgrading as opposed to the provision of public transport. The literature reveals evidence of significant negative public health outcomes associated with crashes and pollution attributable to rural transport. We report the results of a synthesis of professional opinion obtained from in ...

2019-11-26 · SSA Sub-Saharan Africa SSATP Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program ... WATH West Africa Transport Hub WHO World Health Organization . vii MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SSATP BOARD Over the past year, SSATP has shown signs of success and progress. ... Developing urban and rural transport strategies that are pro-poor and meet women’s ...

2021-5-28 · Transport and logistics links in Africa remain costly and unreliable, especially for reaching remote communities. In rural areas, only about a third of Africans live within 2 kilometers of an all-weather road, and the current infrastructure investment gaps in road transport infrastructure in the region amount to billions of dollars annually.

2013-1-1 · Anon. Special Issue: Rural access, health and disability in sub-Saharan Africa; lessons for transport policy and practice from recent transport services research. World Transport Policy and ...

2018-10-30 · rural areas and the rural population constitutes 58 per cent of the total population. Moreover, a large share of the poor (some 63 per cent) work in agriculture, mostly smallholder farming. According to Losch (2013), two thirds of the population in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) derive their livelihoods primarily from agriculture.

2020-7-7 · as in Europe), most inhabitants of rural areas in Africa, more than 650 million people, walk, bike or use public transport in form of imported 2&3 wheelers.⁸ The World Economic Forum calculates that the Figure 3: Stakeholders & factors influencing rural transport ecosystems in East Africa richest Sub-Saharan African households

2016-8-2 · 1. Observed transport services impacts on poverty and growth to date in rural sub-Saharan Africa 2. Constraints on poverty alleviation and growth associated with deficiencies in rural transport services 3. The potential for improved rural transport services to impact on poverty and growth (including

2021-7-23 · Lack of adequate infrastructure in sub-Saharan Africa is the primary problem of distribution of food. As statistics show, over half of the rural roads in sub-Saharan Africa are in a very poor condition and repairs are immediately needed (Riverson & …

2016-8-2 · rural transport impacts the health of local communities in SSA. The project focused on the following aspects of transport health and safety in SSA: • Fatalities and injuries due to road crashes. •...

and early 90s in Africa and Asia (mostly supported by the ILO or the World Bank’s. Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP)), has emphasised the need for. a more joined-up approach ...

2013-3-25 · Keywords: Akwapim, rural transport, rural development, Ghana, nexus. INTRODUCTION Rural areas in sub-Saharan Africa are characterised by poor roads. In virtually all the cases, these roads are perpetually in a state of disrepair. Yet, it is on these deplorable roads that the rural dwellers trek daily to obtain water, firewood, farm produce and ...

Understanding and addressing socio-cultural barriers to medical male circumcision in traditionally non-circumcising rural communities in sub-Saharan Africa Cult Health Sex . 2013;15(9):1085-100. doi: 10.1080/13691058.2013.807519.