Making Every Kilometre Count: Prioritising Road Infrastructure Spending

The policy brief presents an assessment of the importance of different road sections and corridors prioritized based on their transportation efficiency, accessibility and socio-economic importance. To do that, a nation-wide travel demand model coupled with a post-processor tool for project evaluation was developed. The entire road network in Zambia was considered with special attention being given to major trunk roads.The policy brief presents a coherent project evaluation tool for the prioritisation of road transport infrastructure projects. Particular attention was given to existing roads linking Zambia to neighbouring countries. Various socio-economic and demographic datasets were also analysed.