A TRANSPORT RECONNAISSANCE OF THE NORTHEAST CONGO REGION

IMPROVED TRANSPORTATION HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED BY THE ZAIRE REPUBLIC (FORMERLY THE DECMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO) AS A KEY FACTOR IN THE SUCCESS OR FAILURE OF ITS DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS. THIS REPORT IS A RESULT OF A 8,000 KILOMETER TRANSPORT RECONNAISSANCE OF THE NORTHEAST REGION OF ZAIRE. LYING WITHIN AN ARC CIRCUMSCRIBED BY BUMBA/IKELA/KINDU/BUKAUV AND THE FRONTIERS WITH CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, SUDAN, UGANDA, AND RWANDA, THE REGION IS THE MOST PRODUCTIVE AGRICULTURAL AREA IN ZAIRE. THE REPORT FIRST DISCUSSES NATIONAL AND REGIONAL TRANSPORT PLANNING REQUIREMENTS IN GENERAL, AND THEN TREATS THE NORTHEAST REGION IN PARTICULAR. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contract AIR/AFR-670
  • Corporate Authors:

    U.S. Agency for International Development

    Ronald Reagan Building
    Washington, DC  United States  20523-1000
  • Authors:
    • Keating, R B
    • Howell, J T
  • Publication Date: 1970-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 97 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00200587
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rept
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 5 2003 12:00AM