Practical Action helps local communities in the developing world gain access to services such transport, vital for people to access services and markets.
Some examples of how they go about doing this and the technologies involved are demonstrated in these videos.
Gravity goods ropeway in Nepal
A description of how a gravity goods ropeway is used to transport tomatoes down a mountainside.
Gravity ropeways in Nepal change lifes
Overview of how gravity ropeways change the lives of people in Nepal who use them to transport their crops to market.