The performance of an urban road system can be defined according to different thematic areas such as traffic flow, accessibility, maintenance and safety, for which the scientific literature proposes different measurement indicators.
Emerging Trends in 2016 suggests the industry is now standing on the cusp of greater change.
This book proposes a synthesis of several of the works carried out for the research program, as well as a comparison with other works treating a similar problem.
Given the pivotal role of public finance agencies in scaling up climate finance, Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) have a major role to play in mainstreaming climate change and in providing finance in an effective, catalytic manner.
WHO and UNICEF established the Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene in 1990, and published regular global updates throughout the Millennium Development Goal period.
With a people-centred vision, the Argentine G20 Presidency placed sustainable development at the forefront of the G20 agenda in 2018, under the theme “Building consensus for fair and sustainable development”.
The OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises gives concrete advice to countries on how to manage their responsibilities as company owners, thus helping the state-owned enterprises to become more competitive, efficient and transparent.
The paper “Partnering to Build a Better World: MDBs’ Common Approaches to Supporting Infrastructure Development” presents a brief description of how MDBs work with their Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) .
The Infracompass explores the capability of 56 countries to deliver infrastructure projects, identify priority reforms and pinpoint leading practices across infrastructure governance & institutions, regulatory frameworks, permits, planning, procurement and delivery.
This paper has been prepared for the 2016 Plenary Meeting of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa, which focuses on building quality infrastructure for Africa’s development. Its intention is to provide background information, and guide participants for a better understanding of the topics to be covered the plenary meeting.
Star Ratings provide an evidence-based objective measure of crash risk to ensure that safety is built-in to designs for upgrades and new roads prior to construction.
The data presented in this report show that progress has been achieved in important areas such as legislation, vehicle standards and improving access to post-crash care. This progress has not, however, occurred at a pace fast enough to compensate for the rising population and rapid motorization of transport taking place in many parts of the world.
The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) is a demand-led and recipient-owned global partnership dedicated to fighting hunger, malnutrition, and more.