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Rural roads and poverty reduction in Baringo District

Kenneth K. Odero

Rural roads and poverty reduction in Baringo District

by Kenneth K. Odero

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Published by Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya,
  • Baringo District,
  • Baringo District.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural roads -- Kenya -- Baringo District -- Finance.,
    • Poverty -- Kenya -- Baringo District.,
    • Economic assistance -- Kenya -- Baringo District.,
    • Infrastructure (Economics) -- Kenya -- Baringo District.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Kenneth K. Odero.
      SeriesWorking paper ;, no. 487, Working paper (University of Nairobi. Institute for Development Studies) ;, no. 487.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC865.A1 W67 no. 487, HE336.R85 W67 no. 487
      The Physical Object
      Pagination33 p. ;
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1075220M
      LC Control Number93980630

      Studies have suggested that inclusivity and community involvement is important if such projects are to succeed. This study sought to examine participation of project beneficiaries in the planning and implementation of poverty reduction policies and projects in Baringo North Sub- County, from a gendered : Lilian R. Chesikaw. Improved roads and infrastructure can create opportunities for economic growth and poverty reduction through a range of mechanisms. Numerous studies have documented the varied benefits of road-related infrastructural development in the areas of market access, rural enterprise, labour demands, health services and educational opportunities.

      Poverty has declined worldwide, but progress has been uneven. Extreme poverty is mainly concentrated in rural areas. Rural development and agricultural productivity growth are crucial for poverty reduction. Deteriorating ecosystems, unsustainable natural resource management and climate change are disproportionally affecting the poor. An increase in the district’s urban population of , is associated with a reduction in rural poverty in the same district between and percentage points. Over the entire period in question, urbanisation is associated with a reduction between 13% and 25% of the overall reduction in by:

      Downloadable! Using survey data from randomly selected honey producers from two divisions in Baringo this paper analyzes the constraints and drivers of value addition in honey, an economic activity with a potential to improve household livelihoods but whose development has remained rudimentary. Baringo District undergoes frequent and prolonged drought that impacts on household livelihood. Bangladesh - Second Rural Roads and Markets Improvement and Maintenance Project (English) Abstract. The ratings for the Second Rural Roads and Markets Improvement and Maintenance Project - Bangladesh were as follows: the outcome was satisfactory, the sustainability was likely, the institutional development impact was substantial, and the Bank and borrower.


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Rural roads and poverty reduction in Baringo District by Kenneth K. Odero Download PDF EPUB FB2

Such a programme still only marginally addresses poverty reduction. All-year motorable roads alone will not provide access to services for the poor. Community access roads, tributary to the core network, where bicycles and pedestrians are almost the sole users, must also be selectively improved.

Rural roads and poverty reduction in Baringo district. By Kenneth K Odero. Abstract. Before independence Baringo was a closed district with lagging development.

During the s, the pace of development increased tremendously due, perhaps, to the opening-up of the district by way of investments in road. Road projects are an integral part of Author: Kenneth K Odero. The Makandura divisional engineer (under the Matara district engineer) was allocated SLRs10 million annually to main- tain km of paved roads and 40 km of gravel roads.

Nor- mally, roads were patched three times per year, while those that were extremely poorly motorable were patched as many as 12 times per Size: 1MB. IMPACTS OF RURAL ROADS ON POVERTY AND EQUITY Niklas Sieber1 and Heather Allen2 ABSTRACT The last 20 years has seen a considerable number of studies undertaken in order to assess the impacts of rural roads.

This paper is the result of a meta-analysis of a number studies taking into account the impacts of various access and mobility issues. The Poverty Impact of Rural Roads: Evidence from Bangladesh 1.

Introduction Improved roads and infrastructure can create opportunities for economic growth and poverty reduction through a range of mechanisms.

Roads reduce transportation costs and the costs of consumption and production of goods and services (BIDS ). Although it is widely assumed that investments in rural roads reduce poverty, there is little evidence of the ways in which these impacts occur or what their determinants are.

Through the collection of empirical evidence from a cluster of case studies drawn from past Asian Development Bank (ADB) operations, the study addresses this void. The. This paper examines the impacts of rural road projects using household-level panel data from Bangladesh.

Rural road investments are found to reduce poverty significantly through higher agricultural production, higher wages, lower input and transportation costs, and higher output prices.

Rural roads also lead to higher girls' and boys' schooling. Baringo South 1, 3 17 4 Baringo Central 4 21 5 Baringo North 1, 4 14 5 Tiaty 4, 6 24 7 To 26 30 Source: KNBS, Baringo, Political units The county has Six constituencies, namely, Mogotio, Eldama Ravine, Baringo Central, Tiaty, Baringo North and Baringo File Size: KB.

Guide to rapid road inspection; Integrated Rural Accessibility Planning; Rapid Road Inspection; Roads and Poverty Reduction; Transport Topics. Accessibility and mobility planning; Agricultural Marketing; Intermediate Means of Transport (IMT) Rural Bus Regulation; History of Roads. History of Construction Mechanization; History of Road.

decreased and poverty has not declined in most rural areas in SubSaharan Africa. The - suggested ineluctability of a poverty reduction impact through roads investments has thus to be questioned and is investigated in this paper using the Cameroon case study.

Literature on the poverty impact of roads is relatively abundant. BARINGO COUNTY GOVERNMENT ANNUAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN /18 County Treasury and Economic Planning growth including poverty reduction in the County. including- opening of rural access roads, improving existing rural and urban roads; III.

Investing in quality, affordable and accessible (c urative, preventive and rehabilitative)File Size: 1MB. Rural Poverty Reduction. Sincethe world has more than halved the number of extreme poor. However, there are still million people living under USD a day (World Bank, ).

Extreme poverty is mostly a rural phenomenon and they depend on. RURAL ROAD ANS D POVERTY REDUCTION IN BARINGO DISTRICT By Kenneth K Odero Before independenc Baringe wao s a closed district with lagging development.

Durin thg e Cs th, e pac oef development increase tremendousld y ojV.y ut TCU due, perhaps, t o the opening-u opf the district b y way of investment isn road. Needs-Based Poverty Reduction in Rural Areas Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience 23(12) December Author: Sugeng Harianto.

study focused on the following three sites: Madzuu in Vihiga district, Dirib Gombo in Marsabit district and Ng’ambo in Baringo district. In these sites, the study acts as a complement to an earlier survey analyses that focused on the quantitative factors determining poverty traps among rural households.

positive impact on poverty reduction for the rural areas served. The evidence has provided a strong direct relationship between rural transport infrastructure and reducing transport costs and increasing traffic volumes.

In addition, there is strong evidence that over the medium to long term,File Size: 1MB. The poverty impact of rural roads: evidence from Bangladesh (English) Abstract. The rationale for public investment in rural roads is that households can better exploit agricultural and nonagricultural opportunities to use labor and capital more by: on the idea that \poor road connectivity is the biggest hurdle in faster rural development" (Narayanan, ) and promising bene ts from poverty reduction to increased employment opportunities in villages (National Rural Roads Development Agency, ), the PMGSY has funded the construction of overroads tovillages at a cost of File Size: 1MB.

spending US$10, ( prices) on rural roads would lift people out of poverty [8]. • Agricultural output: 10 studies analysed the effects of rural roads on a range of agricultural outputs.

A significant increase was found in seven studies; for example improved rural roads were estimated to lead to a 27% increase in output in Ethiopia [9]. The Rural Road to Poverty Reduction: Some Lessons from the Philippine Experience Arsenio M.

Balisacan and Ernesto M. Pernia Journal of Asian and African Studies 2, Cited by:. Dynamics of rural growth in Bangladesh: sustaining poverty reduction (English) Abstract. The rural economy in Bangladesh has been a powerful source of economic growth and has substantially reduced poverty, especially sincebut the remarkable transformation and unprecedented dynamism in rural Bangladesh are an underexplored, underappreciated.substantial reduction in moderate and extreme poverty due to rural road development across both samples, with a slightly steeper decline in RRMIMP project villages.

7.Another longstanding literature has highlighted the positive role of rural nonfarm activities in poverty reduction, with rural towns, which mediate the flow of inputs, goods, and services between rural hinterlands and large urban centers, seen as the most effective generators of nonfarm employment for the poor (Haggblade et al.,Lanjouw Cited by: