This source book seeks to raise awareness and to provide information on how rural transport problems might be identified and addressed, focusing on women since they carry the main burden. The book highlights rural transport activities and needs, considers household and other agricultural transport needs. It also looks at improving local transport infrastructure and establishing transport services. It uses case study material to illustrate approaches and techlogies.
UNIFEM was established in 1976, and is an autonomous body associated since 1984 with the United Nations Development Programme. UNIFEM seeks to free women from underproductive tasks and augment the productivity of their work as a means of accelerating the development process
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Energy & environment technology source books
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United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)