(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

Remoteness and rural development : economic impacts of rural roads on upland farmers in Sarawak, Malaysia

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

WINDLE J. (1) ; CRAMB R.A. ;
(1) Dep. of Agriculture, The Univ. of Queensland, Brisbane, AUSTRALIE


Attention is given to the role of rural roads in countering remoteness and promoting more equitable development. The paper focuses on three economic impacts of roads - agricultural production, employment, and household income. The impact of roads varies within an area and between areas. Impacts are considerably greater when roads provide communities with access to a major urban centre compared with a small town


Article of periodic

published at : Asia Pacific viewpoint / ISSN 1360-7456

Editor : Blackwell, Cambridge - ROYAUME-UNI (1996)

Millesime : 1997, vol. 38, no1 [pp. 37-53]

Bibliographic references : 30 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;




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