International Road Federation (IRF) Geneva 2012 InARoaD Award Winners

International Road Federation (IRF) Geneva 2012 InARoaD Award Winners -- In recognition of the exemplary projects that made real impact (innovative, sustainable and representing best practice) on transport in developing countries, the IRF is proud to announce the winners for the 2012 InARoaD or Innovation Award for Road Transport.
Here goes the list of the InARoaD Awardees:

First Prize - Aceh Road Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Project
Aceh, Indonesia - submitted by Mr. Roy Ventura, USAID, Indonesia.
Technical category: Rural Transport

Second Prize - Consultancy Services for the Maintenance Needs Assessment
and Updating of Road Financing Study.
Ethiopia - submitted by Mr. Satyakam, Intercontinental Consultants and Technocrats Pvt. Ltd, India
Technical category: Finance & Economics

Third Prize - Ghana Bamboo Bike Initiative
Ghana - submitted by Miss. Bernice Dapaah, Bright Generation Community Foundation
Technical category: Social Development

Honorable mentions:
1. Professional Driver Training Project Zambia - submitted by Mr. Gary Foster, Transaid, United Kingdom
Technical Category: Road Safety

2. Enterprise Road Management System - submitted by Mr. Rajiv Sharaf, Reliance Infrastructure Ltd, India
Technical Category: Governance

3. Media Campaign for Public Support for Cleaner Buses and Fuels - submitted by Mr. Cosmas P.M. Takule, Dar Rapid Transit Agency, Tanzania
Technical Category: Urban Mobility

4. Ethnic Minority Women's Rural Road Maintenance in Vietnam - submitted by Phuong Thi Minh Tran, World Bank, EASVS country office, Vietnam
Technical Category: Social Development

The awarding ceremony will be held on March 19 (Tue) during the gala dinner benchmarking the opening of the IRF Regional Conference: North Africa & Mediterranean (19-20 March, 2013). This will be a prestigious feature of the IRF in Marrakech, Morroco.

Congratulations to the winning projects! Here's how to register for the IRF Regional Conference: North Africa - Mediterranean: http://www.irfnet.ch/morocco_subscription.php

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