RESEARCH AND ROAD PROBLEMS IN DEVELOPING AREAS OF THE TROPIC

WITH LIMITED CAPITAL RESOURCES DEVELOPING COUNTRIES FACE THE PROBLEMS OF DETERMINING WHERE INVESTMENT IN ROADS AND TRANSPORT WILL BE MOST EFFECTIVE AND WHAT STANDARDS OF ROAD ARE REQUIRED, AND OF DEVELOPING METHODS OF ROAD CONSTRUCTION SUITABLE TO THEIR NEEDS. AS PART OF THE UNITED KINGDOMS PROGRAMME OF TECHNICAL AID FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES A UNIT IS MAINTAINED AT THE ROAD RESEARCH LABORATORY TO UNDERTAKE RESEARCH AND PROVIDE AN ADVISORY SERVICE ON THESE PROBLEMS. SOME OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THIS UNIT, KNOWN AS THE TROPICAL SECTION, ARE DESCRIBED. /RRL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol12, No1, PP7-10, 3PHOT
  • Authors:
    • Williams, F H
  • Publication Date: 1965-1

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  • Accession Number: 00200918
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 1 1994 12:00AM