Roads and Realities
How to promote road contracting in developing countries
Offers ideas and techniques that are likely to be of great help to both policy makers and construction professionals. The core themes are the use of appropriate technology and appropriate scale. Developing countries require effective and sustainable infrastructures. Yet these must be suitable and utilise comparative advantage; thus labour is emphasised as an important and utilisable resource. The involvement of the private sector is considered essential to such projects. An excellent analysis for field workers and policy makers.
Dr Derek Miles is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Chartered Management Institute, a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Engineers and a Freeman of the City of London.