'Repositioning the Rural Transport and Development Agenda' took place 29th September 2007 in Harare, Zimbabwe. Organised by the Zimbabwe Forum for Rural Transport and Development (ZFRTD) it marks an important point in the history of the National Forum Group - providing an opportunity to reflect on the successes and challenges since their inception a decade ago.
The workshop was well attended with a wide representation from academics, public and private sectors and non-governmental organisations.§ The impact of land reform on rural accessibility
There were 4 main focus areas for the group work:
§ The impact of increasing transport costs on rural–urban linkages
§ Identifying the current capacity limitations in the transport sector and
§ Re-branding the Zimbabwe NFG
As well as outlining both the history of ZFRTD and the current situation in Zimbabwe the workshop was also an opportunity to set some key priorities for the NFG as it enters its second decade.
For an accesible and informative summary of the workshop please visit the Zimbabwe NFG pages by clicking here.