Reports and Research Papers

Knowledge has the ability to empower and inspire. It should be open and accessible to all.

On this page you will find links to reports and research papers that have been produced either by Transaid or our partners. Unfortunately, we are unable to publish all of our reports, so please email info@transaid.org if you have a specific area of interest or would like more information on a specific project.

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Lalana Project – Final Report

In 2017, Transaid teamed up with implementing partners ONG Lalana to deliver the ALFA Project (Aro Loza amin’ny Fifamoivoizana An-tsekoly, meaning ‘education and awareness of schoolchildren on road safety’). Funded through...

A Manual for Motorcycle and Three-Wheeler Taxi Associations: Guidance on Setting-Up an Association and the Association’s Responsibilities to its Members

The findings, on which this manual is based, stem from the 2018 DfID-funded research carried out in Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya on the use of motorcycle and three-wheeler taxis in rural contexts. A key recommendation,...

Instructor’s Manual for the Competency based Curriculum for Training Motorcycle and Tricycle Riders with emphasis on Motorcycle Taxi (Boda Boda) Riders

Motorcycle (boda boda) and motor tricycle (bajaji) taxis are an increasingly utilised form of commercial transport in both urban and rural Africa and beyond. With this new rise of commercial vehicles on the road, issues of...

Technical Brief: Training of Rural Motorcycle and Three-Wheeler Taxi Riders in Sub-Saharan Africa

This technical brief is focused on the state of professional training available to motorcycle and three-wheeler taxi riders in sub-Saharan Africa. The foundations for this brief are laid upon the findings of the 2018...

Policy Brief: Opportunities to maximise the benefits of motorcycle and three-wheeler taxis in rural Africa

This policy brief is intended to enhance the knowledge and understanding of policy makers and other key stakeholders on the benefits of safe use of motorcycle and three-wheeler taxis in rural contexts in sub-Saharan Africa. ...

Health Facility Study Report – Adamawa State Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) Programme

The Comic Relief funded Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) programme ran in Adamawa State, North East Nigeria, for a five-year period between 2013 and 2018. It focused on reducing the health care access gap for pregnant women...

Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) User Survey Report – Adamawa State ETS programme

The Emergency Transport Scheme programme ran in Adamawa State, North East Nigeria, for a five-year period between 2013 and 2018 and was funded by Comic Relief. This focused on bridging the gap in access to health care for...

MAM evidence brief – key results

This technical brief presents the key results from the MAMaZ Against Malaria (MAM) project which was established in July 2017. MAMaZ against Malaria is a one year pilot project, funded by the Geneva-based foundation,...

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