People’s Republic of China: Southern Gansu Roads Development Project
The project aimed to improve the transport conditions and services in Longnan municipality in the People's Republic of China. The targeted outcomes were the provision of efficient, safe and reliable road transport in the project area; and improved access to markets, income generating opportunities, education and health services and social activities for rural people. Key to this was a targeted reduction in travel times of between 5 and 7 hours, with 90% of the villages being served by an all-weather road. Improved rural accessibility was to be achieved by an increase in bus service coverage from 75% to 90% of the villages.
This report validates the completion report's assessment of the project. IED overall assessment: Successful.