Strategy Document for a Labour-based Road Works Programme in Lao PDR

Prepared on behalf of Project LAO/90/M01/FRG Labour-based Rural Roads Construction and Maintenance

Project documentation | 01 December 1996
This document is intended to assist the Lao Government in its efforts to effectively and efficiently manage and coordinate labour-based initiatives in the rural roads sector. It is an attempt to draw together the main aspects of the application of labour-based methods in Lao PDR. The document provides:
(i) a review of current as well as previous experience with labour-based works in the road sector,
(ii) an assessment of the potential for the use of labour-based technology in future rural road works programmes,
(iii) a discussion of the major aspects of labour-based technology, and
(iv) an identification