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Enhancing
Climate Resiliency

of Transport Infrastructure in
Developing Nations

The importance of transport infrastructure cannot be overstated. It is the backbone of a country’s economy and a vital lifeline for its people, connecting them to essential health, education, and social services. However, as the climate continues to change, it poses a significant threat to the resiliency of our transport infrastructure. Our approach to enhancing transport infrastructure should change, too. 

Read AnyWay’s report on enhancing climate resiliency of transport Infrastructure in developing nations to get an understanding of the challenges they face and how to overcome these issues with climate resilient solutions to our transportation network.

Resiliency calls for a new approach, a more holistic approach that goes beyond simply engineering to take into consideration the broader impacts that a changing climate will have on critical transportation infrastructure and communities.

Summary:

In this report, we answer :

– Why is it essential to enhance the climate resiliency of transport infrastructure?

– What measures can be taken to enhance the climate resiliency of transport infrastructure in developing countries?

– Understand how climate resiliency of transport infrastructure contributes to advancing the UN’s SDG.

Key topics:

Importance of Climate Resiliency: Climate change poses significant threats to transport infrastructure worldwide, with developing countries being particularly vulnerable. We emphasize the critical need to prioritize climate resiliency to safeguard against the adverse effects of extreme weather events and ensure sustainable development.

Holistic Approach: Go beyond traditional engineering solutions. Advocate for a holistic strategy that addresses the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of climate resiliency. By integrating adaptation measures and sustainable practices, we aim to build infrastructure that withstands the challenges of a changing climate.

Impact on Developing Nations: The consequences of climate-related disruptions on transport infrastructure extend beyond physical damage, impacting food security, livelihoods, access to education and healthcare, and economic growth. We underscore the importance of investing in resilient infrastructure to mitigate these impacts and support community resilience.

What's next:

Explore Solutions: Learn about practical solutions to enhance the climate resiliency of transport infrastructure, including rehabilitation and upgrading, digital technologies, sustainable materials, and proactive asset management.

Understand Impacts: Discover the far-reaching impacts of climate events on developing nations, from food security to economic growth, and how resilient infrastructure can mitigate these challenges.

Join the Conversation: Engage with us to advance the conversation on climate resilience in transport infrastructure and explore opportunities for collaboration and action.

Building climate-resilient transport infrastructure is essential for the sustainable development of nations. By prioritizing adaptation measures, integrating innovative solutions, and investing in capacity building, we can create a future where transport infrastructure not only withstands climate impacts but also contributes to achieving the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

Authors:

Zeevik Halber

Zeevik Halber

CEO
Zhalber@anywaysolutions.com

Alex Campbell

Alex Campbell

Director of Engineering Solutions
acampbell@anywaysolutions.com

Keren Moshkoviz

Keren Moshkoviz

Director of Strategic Planning
kmoshkoviz@anywaysolutions.com

For more than two decades, AnyWay has been a global expert in providing climate-resilient solutions to the global transport infrastructure industry. AnyWay is a member of the Canadian Metrontario Group of Companies, with over 75 years of business experience. Its total commitment to quality is what has fueled AnyWay’s success.