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Financing: What We Do

The World Bank, either alone or in collaboration with other organizations, assists developing countries in mobilizing financial resources to improve the following aspects of rural transport:

  • Development of rural transport strategies and policies,
  • Rural access infrastructure and rural transport services,
  • Decentralization, institutional strengthening,
  • Capacity building, and legal and regulatory frameworks.

The World Bank also offers where appropriate and conditionality allows, loans and grants or a combination of the two to implement the above.

 

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RURAL TRANSPORT INVESTING BY REGION


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Africa:
$300 million
East Asia & Pacific:
$123 million
Europe & Central Asia

Latin America & Caribbean:
$110 million
Middle East & North Africa:
$27 million
South Asia:
$7 million
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RURAL TRANSPORT PROJECTS

Active | Closed 

Africa
Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP)
Active, April 1, 2008

East Asia & Pacific
Third Rural Transport Project
Active, February 21, 2006

Europe & Central Asia
Secondary and Local Roads
Active, June 3, 2008

Latin America & Caribbean
Peru Decentralized Rural Transport Project
Active, December 19, 2006

Middle East & North Africa
MA-Second Rural Roads Project-Additional Financing
Active, April 29, 2010

South Asia
Rural Transport Improvement Project
Active, June 19, 2003
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RESULTS

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Rural Access II Additional Financing
The Yemen Rural Access Program (RAP), supported by the Bank, was designed with the objective of improving the livelihood of rural population by reducing their isolation. The RAP has been highly successful since its creation in 2001. It has already upgraded 2,280 km of rural roads representing 92 sub-projects, serving 1.9 million people in 17 governorates.





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