Zimbabwe

Project
Client
Period engaged
Service
Labour-based Contractor Development Programme, Zimbabwe Ministry of Transport and Energy, Zimbabwe
Department of Roads/ Danida
2000-2002

Provide support to the Labour-Based Development Unit (LBDU).

Assist the Road Training Centre in developing and implementing labourbased training.

Monitoring the project and reporting.
 

Follow-up seminar, ORM, Harare, Zimbabwe Sida 1999 Follow-up seminar for former ORM course participants in Africa
Consulting Services for Review of Road Invest­ment Appraisal Methods and Preparation of a Five Year Road Investment Programme (FYRIP) Ministry of Transport and Energy, Zimbabwe/World Bank 1999-2000

In connection with the introduction of a Road fund:
Develop procedures and criteria for road project identification, appraisal and prioritisation
 Assist 80 road authorities with the preparation of a prioritised programme of works.
 

Long-term Monitoring of Sealed and Unsealed Roads in the SFRDP Programme, Zimbabwe

Ministry of Transport and Energy, Zimbabwe

Department of Roads

 

1996–1999

    Evaluation of light and heavy grading of roads of varying ages, materials, climate and traffic;
 Comparison of perfor­mance of “intermediate technology” light grading equipment and drags with conventional, fully, mechanised plant;
Evaluation of a cross section of low volume roads using the SFRDP standards, standard DR design;
Comparison of alternative surface dressing, impact of low cost shoulder sealing, surface drainage; Technology transfer and training.
 

Labour-based Contractor Development Programme, Zimbabwe Ministry of Transport and Energy, Zimbabwe
Department of Roads
1996–1999

Provide support to the Labour-Based Develop­ment Unit (LBDU);
Assist the Road Training Centre in developing and implementing labourbased training;
Monitoring the project and reporting.
 

Production of Guidelines for Low-volume Roads in the SFRDP Programme, Zimbabwe

Ministry of Transport and Energy, Zimbabwe

Department of Roads

 

1996–1999

Compile guidelines for low volume roads based the work done by the SFRDP;
Review manuals and specifications applicable to low volume roads;
Develop a training package and dissemination of information,
Arrange workshops.
 

Secondary and Feeder Road Development Programme, Research Phase.
Sida-financed
Ministry of Transport, Zimbabwe 1992-1995 Research on different design, construction and maintenance concepts.
Support to the Central Planning Unit, Zimbabwe Ministry of Transport, Harare, Zimbabwe 1991-1993 Form a Central Planning Unit and Training in basic planning, transport economy, database programming and operations analysis.
 
Technical Assistance to Department of State Roads, Phase III
SIDA-financed
Department of State Roads, Zimbabwe 1990-1993 Training and development of methods within maintenance planning and production.
Technical Assistance to Division of Traffic and Legislation, Phase III.
SIDA-financed
Ministry of Transport, DTL, Zimbabwe 1990-1991 Organisation and implementation of management training programme. Organisation of vehicle inspection.
Internal Technical Training Programme. SIDA-financed Ministry of Transport, Zimbabwe 1988-1990 Maintenance planning technician training, grader operator, computer road design training
Secondary and Feeder Road Development Programme (SFRDP).
SIDA-financed
Ministry of Transport, Zimbabwe 1988-1995 Introduction of different design, construction and maintenance concepts.
Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Transport, Phase II. SIDA-financed Ministry of Transport, Zimbabwe 1987-1990 Development of vehicle inspection management, training and handingover of training school.
Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Transport, Phase II. SIDA-financed Ministry of Transport, Zimbabwe 1987-1990 Training of Zimbabwean maintenance engineers.
Secondary and Feeder Road Development Programme,
Study Phase.
SIDA-financed
Ministry of Transport, Zimbabwe 1986 Study of secondary and feeder road development programme.
Internal Technical Training Study.
SIDA-financed
Ministry of Transport, Zimbabwe 1986 Produce a general plan for technical training for Department of State Roads.
Road and Traffic Safety Study
SIDA-financed
Ministry of Transport, Zimbabwe 1984-1985 Organisation and implementation of programme. Providing of information and experience.
Technical Assistance to Ministry of Transport,
Phase I.
SIDA-financed
Ministry of Transport, Zimbabwe 1982-1987 Training of vehicle inspectors, development of the Vehicle Inspectorate.
Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Transport,
Phase I.
SIDA-financed
Ministry of Transport, Zimbabwe 1982-1992 Training of Zimbabwean engineers in sectors: transportation, planning, maintenance, road design and introduction of MMS.

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