Regional: South Asia Road Safety Programs (Phase 1: Kingdom of Bhutan and Nepal)

The South Asia Road Safety Program will contribute to sustainable and cost-effective improvement in road safety, focusing on Bhutan and Nepal in the first phase, and India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh in the second phase. The project aims to sustainably reduce the growing trend of road traffic fatalities by 2020, and enhance cooperation in addressing road safety in the region.

PROJECT DETAILS

Approval14 Dec 2011
Funding TypeTechnical Assistance
CountryRegional
SectorTransport/Road
StatusClosed
Total Cost$700,000

KEY OUTPUTS

Road safety diagnosis completed

Road safety programs on selected high-risk corridors with regional importance prepared

Road safety management capacity strengthened

Regional road safety and collaborative mechanism and programs for South Asia established

FINANCING

$700,000 (Asian Development Bank)