AfriCart – a handcart for Africa

ED302 – design & technology

11.0 Web Links & Bibliography

Human Development Report No. 194 (World Bank): http://www.worldbank.org/afr/findings/english/find194.pdf

Volume 7, Number 3 of Africa Technology Forum Magazine: http://web.mit.edu/africantech/www/articles/cycle.html

Findings (World Bank): http://www.worldbank.org/afr/findings/english/find83.htm

Gender Differences in Transport: http://www.mobility-consultant.com/literat/balload/bl_bal2.htm

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO): Women’s role and access to agricultural extension services in Sub-Saharan Africa

Modern Mobility: http://www.mobility-consultant.com/literat/balload/bl_bal2.htm

RTTP: Transport for rural development: http://www.animaltraction.com/1_eng_intro.htm

Animal Traction Information Gateway: http://www.animaltraction.net/

LOCO – Unit Laboratory of physiology and biomechanics of locomotion: http://www.md.ucl.ac.be/iepr/locoEN.htm

Human Powered Farm Carts: http://malawi.mercurypoisoningproject.org/pdf/gardencarts.pdf

New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD): Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme

Malawi Handcart Project: http://malawi.mercurypoisoningproject.org/index.html

Transportation Needs of Self-Employed Women: http://www.adb.org/gender/working/ind003.asp

Bamboo Bicycle Trailer: http://www.carryfreedom.com/bamboo.html

Practical Action (ITDG): http://practicalaction.org/?id=transport

International Journal of Forestry and Forest Industries – Vol. 48 – 1997/1 http://www.fao.org/docrep/w3247E/w3247e05.htm

Strength to weight ratio: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strength_to_weight_ratio#cite_note-vectran-

Types of African woods: http://www.digitalegypt.ucl.ac.uk/wood/types.html

Friends of the Earth – types of wood: http://www.foe.co.uk/camps/biohab/timba-z.html

Pallets: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pallet

Shova Kalula (SA) bike: http://www.bike-eu.com/news/3337/south-african-bike-factory-in-new-phase.htm

WORLD BANK REPORT: Findings – Africa Region – No. 83 – March 1997

WORLD BANK REPORT: Findings – Africa Region – No. 197 – December 2001

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO): Document: Women’s role and access to agricultural extension services in Sub-Saharan Africa

Human Powered Garden Carts: Appropriate Farm Transportation, Arnold P. Wendroff, Ph.D [pdf]

Ian Barwell. 1996. Discussion Paper No. 344. Africa Region series. World Bank. Transport and the Village : Findings from African Village-Level Travel and Transport Surveys and Related Studies. [pdf]

Harrison, P. and J. Howe. “Measuring the Transport Demands of the Rural Poor: Experiences from Africa.” GATE: Questions, Answers, Information. No. 1/89 May, 1989. pp. 3-6. [pdf]

Ruthven O and Koné M, 1995. Bankass, Mali: Changing places? Women, resource management

and migration in the Sahel.

Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP), Africa Region, The World Bank: Local Transport Solutions [pdf]

Written by Mr. Elphick

April 8, 2009 at 1:02 pm

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