Session 5: Special needs for the development and maintenance of rural roads

Session 5: Special needs for the development and maintenance of rural roads

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Presentation on:
a. Rural Roads as Rural Lifelines: issues and challenges of constructing and maintaining rural roads - Mr. Peter O’Neill and Ms. Jenny Yamamoto, Transport Division, ESCAP

b. Overview of road sector of Viet Nam - Mr. Pham Quang Vinh, Deputy Director General, Directorate of Roads, Ministry of Transport, Viet Nam (pdf / pdf)

c. Rural Road Maintenance Programme of Thailand - Dr. Koonnamas Punthataecha, Civil Engineer, Senior Professional Level, Department of Rural Roads, Ministry of Transport, Thailand

d. Challenges of construction and maintenance of rural roads in Gujarat - Mr. Sandeep Bhanubhai Vasava, Chief Executive Officer, GSRRDA and Chief Engineer and Additional Secretary, Roads and Buildings Department, Government of Gujarat, India

e. Community involvement in rural access infrastructure construction and maintenance: experiences from the region - Mr. Ranjith de Silva, Regional Coordinator, International Forum for Rural Transport and Development (IFRTD)

f. The Role of the Women’s Union of Viet Nam – mobilizing and supervising - Ms. Le Thi Thu Ha, Chairwoman, Lao Cai PWU, Viet Nam

g. Community Access through Rural Roads: experiences from the Rural Access Programme, Nepal - Mr. Bhupendra Basnet, Director General Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD)