ASIST Bulletin No. 12

Bi-annual newsletter containing articles and news on labour-based activities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Theme of this issue: Technical issues of labour-based technology

Centrefold: An overview of experience in contracting of road works and lessons learned
In this issue:
Design and construction of suspension footbridges
Strategies for poverty alleviation and rural employment creation
Increased application of labour-based methods through appropriate engineering standards
Labour-based road surfacing trials in Zimbabwe
A South African product for building labour-based roads and drains
Building code review: A legacy that lives on
Transport and the urban poor —a case study, Karachi, Pakistan
Small-scale contracting: Lessons learnt