Nepal—Rural Access Programme (RAP)

Client: U.K. Department for International Development

Duration: 2013-2019

Region: Asia and the Pacific

Country: Nepal

Solutions: Economic Growth

The Rural Access Programme addresses lack of access and social exclusion through rural road construction that targets the poorest and most disadvantaged groups in Nepal. This phase of the project places greater attention on road maintenance, while continuing to target short-term job creation, poverty reduction, and market-led economic development.

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Sample Activities

  • Support the revision of local and national guidelines for Community Asset Management.
  • Use information communications technology to support income generation and market systems program.
  • Minimize impact and losses from frequently occurring shocks.
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