RURAL MARKETS IN BANGLADESH AND THE RURAL MAINTENANCE PROGRAMME

This study describes the Impact of rural maintenance programme on rural markets in Bangladesh. Rural Maintenance programme (RMP) is a year-round programme for maintenance ol 16 miles earthen roads In each selected union. The programme is run by crews consisting of 15 destitute women. The findings suggest that better road maintenance by RMP in the programme areas has resulted in more traffic f low through which the markets in the programme areas have been expanded. Better supply of services such as tea stalls and repair services for bicycle/rickshaw within the market were observed in programme area then in the control areas.


Issue Date:
Dec 31 1989
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
ISSN 0237-3539 (Other)
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/208107
Published in:
Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 12, Number 2
Page range:
75-87
Total Pages:
13
Series Statement:
XII
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