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As the COVID-19 pandemic emerged, it was clear that transport would play a crucial role in mitigating the spread of the disease and would also be vital to keep economies moving. As we emerge, what
“If you were to take them away the economies would collapse”: A discussion on informal public transport in Sub-Saharan Africa
Public transport is often seen as a formal system of timetables, regulated networks, and centrally planned infrastructure. However, in many cities across Sub-Saharan Africa, most mass transit needs, including for many of the poorest and
Fatima Adamu , Executive Director, Nana Girls and Women Empowerment Initiative, Sokoto, Nigeria. EMPOWER project partner After working for two decades in research and activism on women’s rights in Nigeria, with extensive experience in the
By the time the World Health Organisation declared pandemic status for COVID-19 on 11th March 2020 we were already seeing chaos in the transport systems within Low-Income Countries (LICs). India’s transport system effectively collapsed as
Delving into a broad set of data from 2020 – from Google Mobility data to newspaper clippings – researchers supported by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)-funded High-Volume Transport Programme (HVT) found a
Louise Cathro | Sviti Pabari Research findings from our COVID-19 Response & Recovery Transport Research Fund confirms there are numerous transport and mobility challenges burdening vulnerable populations in low-income countries (LICs) in South Asia and Africa. Twenty-one research projects received a share of grant funding totalling just £500k funded by UKAID through the