qThe objectives of the RETA [regional technical assistance project], a study based on a literature and project review and on field research in three Asian countries [People's Republic of China, Thailand and India], were to enhance current understanding of how transport and energy infrastructure contribute to poverty reduction, to fill knowledge gaps, and to identify lessons learned and good practices.q--P. 1.... to improve access and quality of urban public transport for the urban poor, carried out in Karachi, Pakistan (Sohail 2000). ... Income-generating opportunities have been created for poor ... DFID also sponsored research on urban transport services in Uganda (Benmaamar 2003). ... for the poor: natural capital, physical capital (including infrastructure), human capital, financial capital, and social capital.
|Title||:||Assessing the Impact of Transport and Energy Infrastructure on Poverty Reduction|
|Author||:||Cynthia C. Cook, Asian Development Bank|
|Publisher||:||Asian Development Bank - 2005|