Good Practice

Integrated Rural Accessibility Planning Project (IRAP) in Sri Lanka: A component of UNOPS' Community access programming - Final Joint Evaluation

Good Practice Description

The IRAP methodology introduced several important techniques into the infrastructure planning process. The poverty mapping based on Fund Allocation Model (FAM), positioning of village assets using Global Positioning System (GPS) and Personnel Digital Assistance (PDA), preparation of asset maps using Geographic Information System (GIS) and preparation of Vulnerability Analysis Mapping (VAM) were examples used successfully in the IRAP process.