The Government of the United Kingdom through the Department for International Development (DFID) provided £36.13 million for Rural Access Programme, Phase I (RAP1) and has currently allocated £29.30 million for Phase II (RAP2) and £6.00 million the Bridges Component. The Second Phase of RAP2, including with Technical Assistance for the implementation of Rural Road Maintenance Pilot Programme to Department of Local Infrastructure Development and Agricultural Roads and Bridge Component works are scheduled to complete by September 2013. The RTI sector maintenance pilot TA, embedded in RAP2 road component is started in April 2011. DFID manages Britain's aid to poor countries, and works to get rid of extreme poverty and reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) international targets agreed by the United Nations (UN) to halve world poverty by 2015.
The main Consultant, IMC Worldwide Ltd. manages the Rural Access Programme Phase II road component programmes in association with Helvetas (Switzerland) and GEOCE (Nepal).