Substantial international investment has gone into the rehabilitation of the road infrastructure in DRC, but little is known about the impact of road rehabilitation on the organisation of urban-rural transport or on rural people’s lives. This report is based on a survey among 1250 households in South Kivu, a review of the transport sector and qualitative community research.
Ferf, A.; Hilhorst, D.; Mashanda, M. Rural road (re)construction. Transport and rural livelihoods in the conflict-affected andfragile state environment of South Kivu. SLRC, Overseas Development Institute, London, UK (2014) 64 pp.