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TitleThe community construction contract system in Sri Lanka
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1994
AuthorsYap, KS
Series VolumeHS/320/94E
Paginationiv, 32 p.: 9 fig., 10 tab.
Date Published1994-01-01
PublisherUN-Habitat, United Nations Centre for Human Settlements
Place PublishedNairobi, Kenya
ISBN Number9211312302
Keywordsadministration, case studies, community participation, constraints, infrastructure, institutional framework, maintenance, private sector, slums, sri lanka, sri lanka colombo, urban areas

This publication argues the need for new approaches to infrastructure delivery and describes one innovative approach as developed in Sri Lanka. The community construction contract system is explained in detail, including the procedures of awarding contracts; the impact and results are analyzed. The report continues to explain the success of the community construction contract system and indicates the problems encountered. The main aim of the report is to promote the sustainability and replicability of the community contract system not only in Sri Lanka, but also in other countries in the developing world.

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