Transport technology & trades
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 n...
Low-Cost Load-Carrying Devices
The major transport task facing most poor people is to move relatively small loads over short distances, usually off-road. This book describes basic transport technologies such as shoulder poles and back-frames, wheelbarrows and handcarts, carriers and panniers for bicycles, and load-carrying pannie...
Women and the Transport of Water
The haulage of water is one of the most arduous and time-consuming tasks of rural women, and this paper looks at the scale of the problem in general and in particular in Kenya, suggesting ways in which improved methods of transport could help.