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Cross-cutting Issues


Source: Paul Starkey

There are many cross-cutting issues in transport which overlap with the Social Development theme.  The main ones are Environment and Climate Change, Road Safety and Rural Transport, and Governance.  According to the ADB there is a big Importance of Social Dimensions in Planning. The Bank recognizes that all projects and programs are implemented within a social framework. This will help to determine their success or failure. Moreover, their future sustainability depends, partly, upon social factors.

For contacting the photo source: Paul Starkey - p.h.starkey@reading.ac.uk