Dr Barry Hague, Science Writer and Editor, recently talked to Dr Frank van Steenbergen of the Roads for Water consortium – which was launched with funding from the ESRC and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).
This article uncovers how ongoing research by Roads for Water is tackling issues surrounding the improvement of roads in Sub-Saharan Africa.
It’s time to rethink roads. In the vital fields of flood prevention and water supply, they offer incredible potential to enhance and enrich the lives of some of the world’s poorest people. Dr Frank van Steenbergen of the Roads for Water consortium is helping to drive this remarkable revolution.