Wasted time : the price of poor access

Rural Access Technical Papers (RATP) No. 3

Looks at the relation between the lack of access to basic goods and services and poverty. Focuses on how infrastructure development and accessibility planning can effectively contribute to the improvement of the access situation in rural areas of developing countries. Provides detailed descriptions of the accessibility planning process which has been developed in the framework of ILO-assisted projects and of its potential, as well as indications on possible improvements to such a process.