Resources

Motorcycle Track Construction

JENKINS, J., PETERS, K. & RICHARDS, P. 2020. At the End of the Feeder Road: assessing the Socio-economic Impact of Upgrading Rural Footpaths to Motorcycle Taxi-Accessible Tracks in Liberia.  NJAS – Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences. Vol. 92, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.njas.2020.100333

JENKINS, J. & PETERS, K. 2016. “Improving Rural Connectivity in Africa with Motorcycle Tracks” in ICE Transport, Special Issue: Transport and Global Poverty. Vol. 169 (6) pp. 378386 https://doi.org/10.1680/jtran.15.00080

Policy Brief (2018): Upgrading Footpaths to Motorcycle Taxi accessible Tracks: Accelerating Socio-economic Development in rural Sub-Saharan Africa http://www.research4cap.org/Library/Petersetal-SwanseaUni-2018-UpgradingFootpathstoMotorcycleTaxiaccesibleTracks-PolicyBrief-181217.pdf

Motorcycle taxis – the fast track to prosperity for Liberian villages (January 2019) https://esrc.ukri.org/news-events-and-publications/news/news-items/motorcycle-taxis-the-fast-track-to-prosperity-for-liberian-villages/

At the end of the feeder road: assessing the impact of track construction for motorbike taxis on agrarian development in Liberia (The Impact Initiative)​ www.theimpactinitiative.net/project/end-feeder-road-assessing-impact-track-construction-motorbike-taxis-agrarian-development

Rural Transport

AFUKAAR, F., DAMSERE-DERRY, J., PETERS, K. & STARKEY, P. 2019. Rural Transport Services Indicators: using a new mixed-methods methodology to inform policy in Ghana. In Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Vol. 3 pp. 1 – 12 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trip.2019.100074

MUSTAPHA, S., PETERS, K. & TUNIS, N. 2018. Full report: Diagnostic Study on Rural Transport Services in Sierra Leone. ReCAP/Cardno.

AFUKAAR, F., DAMSERE-DERRY, J. & PETERS, K. 2017. Full report: Diagnostic Study on Rural Transport Services in Ghana. ReCAP/Cardno.

Driving Progress. Motorcycle Taxis in Liberia (2020). Swansea University Research Highlights. https://www.swansea.ac.uk/research/research-highlights/culture-communication-heritage/motorcycle-taxis-in-liberia/

Policy Brief (2017): Unlocking the socio-economic potential of rural Ghana through policy interventions for rural transport services https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5ac4d369ed915d0b7d4a39b4/Mustaphaetal-EcofinSwanseaUni-2018-RuralTransportDiagnosticStudySierraLeone-FinalReport-AfCAP-SLE2108A_180112.compressed.pdf

Improving rural lives through the Liberian motorbike boom (PDF, The Impact Initiative) https://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/handle/123456789/13434/Liberia_Motorbike_Boom.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

Interview presentation on ‘Rural road construction and poverty alleviation in Liberia and Sierra Leone https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzV-F_RcDUY

Urban Transport

Blog: Urbanisation, motorcycle taxi transport and food-security in Africa’s ‘secondary cities’ (2019) The Impact Initiative for International Development Research. https://www.theimpactinitiative.net/blog/blog-urbanisation-motorcycle-taxi-transport-and-food-security-africa%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%98secondary-cities%E2%80%99

Gender and Transport

JENKINS, J., MOKUWA, E., PETERS, K. & RICHARDS, P. (Accepted) Rural-urban connectivity strengthens agrarian peace? Evidence from a study of gender and motorcycle taxis Sierra Leone. Journal of Agrarian Change.

JENKINS, J., MOKUWA, E., PETERS, K. & RICHARDS, P. 2019. ‘Changing women’s lives and livelihoods: motorcycle taxis in rural Liberia and Sierra Leone’. In ICE Transport, Special Issue: Gender Mainstreaming in Transport Vol. 173 Issue 2 pp.132-143  https://doi.org/10.1680/jtran.18.00162

PETERS, K., MOKUWA, E., RICHARDS, P. & JENKINS, J. 2018. Full Report: Gender Mainstreaming in the Motorcycle taxi sector in rural Sierra Leone and Liberia. ReCAP/Cardno.

Policy Brief (2018): Enabling women to become Motorcycle Taxi Operators: Opportunities and Obstacles in Rural Sierra Leone http://www.research4cap.org/Library/SwanseaUniversity-2017-WomenMTOperatorsSierraLeaone-PolicyBrief-SIL2044-171130.pdf

Policy Brief (2018): Enabling women to become Motorcycle Taxi Operators: Opportunities and Obstacles in Rural Liberia http://www.research4cap.org/Library/SwanseaUniversity-2017-WomenMTOperatorsLiberia-PolicyBrief-LIB2044-171130.pdf