Mountain Accessibility and Rural Roads: Innovations and Experiences from Nepal (1997)

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The main problems encountered with mountain roads have been their escalating construction and maintenance costs, negative environmental consequences, and limited economic impacts. This paper highlights some of the recent experiences in road building in the mountain areas of Nepal and discusses the achievements in terms of costs, the environment, and economic benefits, at the same time highlighting the problems encountered especially on the management side.

ISBN: 1027-0027
Language: English
Pages: 6
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