Project Budget: £155,000 GBP
Dates: 2012 to 2013
Funding Partner: UK Department for International Development, through the African Rural Access Partnership research programme
It is well established that improving rural roads can bring economic and social benefits. However, these benefits can be offset by an increase in road deaths and injuries and the associated negative social and economic consequences.
These studies found high and increasing rates of road traffic injury on rural roads, in particular among motorcycle taxi riders.
View final project report here.