A study on \"Updating of the Rural Transport Development Strategy in Vietnam\" was conducted in order to find out appropriate policies for prioritising investments for rural transport as well as improving management capacity for central and local authorities. The Study was started in mid 2005, funded by DFID. Objectives of the Study are to: i) Update and finalise Rural Transport Development Policy of Vietnam; ii) Identify priorities for development investment of rural transport; iii) Recommend mechanism and policy for management and development of rural transport with consideration of local economic conditions and iv) Improve capacity of planning, development of rural transport strategy for localities (provinces and districts).
This Report is the Final Report comprising 5 chapters, conclusions and recommendations. The RTS was approved in year 2007. It provides comprehensive information about the rural transport sector and the plans of the Government of Vietnam to develop it.