Integrated Rural Accessibility Planning, Guidelines for Nepal

Instructional material | 10 April 2003
These Guidelines focus on introducing IRAP in Nepalese context of local development planning with detailed procedures and steps to be followed for its application. Portraying the structure of the local-level planning context in Nepal the document at the outset shows where and how this tool can or may be applied.
Then, discussing the appropriateness of `accessibility¿ as against `transport¿ in improving rural access various elements pertaining to it are explained. Different steps of applying IRAP are presented from second chapter onwards including data collection and compilation, intervention identification, accessibility mapping and plan document preparation.
Towards the final chapters details regarding individual project preparation and monitoring and evaluation are presented.