Perspectives on Rural Infrastructure Development: Workshop findings, Identifying the Needs and Priorities of Local Governments

This paper reflects the summary of findings from RBTC Project RBTC Funds for Poverty Alleviation and Employment Creation1. The immediate objectives of the RBTC project would be to introduce the 4 components of rural infrastructure development for employment creation and poverty alleviation at the three local levels (province, district and sub district) in 5 provinces, investigate the general feelings on the importance for local governments to integrate the 4 components into their regular infrastructure programmes, identify bottlenecks related to the 4 technical fields and identify priority areas for technical assistance related to developing the 4 technical fields.