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Trail Bridge Building in the Himalayas

By Artha Tuladhar
ISBN: 9781853396533
This publication describes the rural infrastructure support work conducted by Swiss development agency Helvetas in Nepal and Bhutan where over 4000 trail bridges have been built in the last 40 years and considers both the technical aspects of construction and the social and economic context of community participation and funding.
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  • Synopsis
    A co-publication with Helvetas in their Experience and Learning in International Cooperation series, this publication describes the rural infrastructure support work conducted by Swiss development agency Helvetas in Nepal and Bhutan where over 4000 trail bridges have been built in the last 40 years. The programme has come to be seen as a major success in transforming the lives of millions of Himalayan people who now have safe transport access to markets and services. The experience and learning derived from this programme is the basis of this book which considers both the technical aspects of construction and the social and economic context of community participation and funding.
  • Table of Contents
    Abbreviations and Acronyms
    1. Nepal Chaper
    2. Interlude
    3. Bhutan Chapter
    4. Future outlook
    5. Evolution and Milestones
    6. Impact Assessment
    7. Learning
    8. Looking Back
    9. Looking Forward
  • Details
    Sub Title N/A
    Author Artha Tuladhar
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 72
    Format Paperback / softback