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Main Takeaways on Enhancing Road Safety Leadership in African Countries
Main Takeaways on Enhancing Road Safety Leadership in African Countries

June 30, 2022 

  At the SSATP webinar on “Strengthening Road Safety Lead Agencies in Africa” held on June 1, 2022, road safety experts and practitioners discussed a recent study of road safety lead agencies (RSLAs…

Belgium , Brussels
SSATP Launches its Fourth Development Plan in Brussels
SSATP Launches its Fourth Development Plan in Brussels

June 16, 2022 

The Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) launched its next five-year strategy cycle, the Fourth Development Plan (DP4), at the DP4 Stakeholders Engagement Meetings hosted by the European…

How can we invest in sustainable urban mobility in Africa more effectively? Key stakeholders share their voice
How can we invest in sustainable urban mobility in Africa more effectively? Key stakeholders share their voice

May 02, 2022 

Written by: Hongye Fan, Edward Andrew Beukes, Xuanyi Sheng and Kaori Niina As African cities face the challenges wrought by rapid urbanization and motorization, investing in sustainable urban…

SSATP Completes its Third Development Plan:  A Wealth of Knowledge for Building Sustainable Transport Systems in Africa
SSATP Completes its Third Development Plan: A Wealth of Knowledge for Building Sustainable Transport Systems in Africa

February 14, 2022 

  With the beginning of the new year, SSATP marked the end of its Third Development Plan (DP3) spanning 2016-2021. Despite the numerous challenges and delays wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, the…

Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Guinea, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Togo
Mainstreaming an integrated approach to sustainable urban mobility in African cities
Mainstreaming an integrated approach to sustainable urban mobility in African cities

February 14, 2022 

  Links to the transnational and summary UTM reports: Transnational report for Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Guinea, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Senegal (EN / FR) Transnational report for Benin…

Online
Reflecting on the Present and Acting for the Future of Road Safety in Africa
Reflecting on the Present and Acting for the Future of Road Safety in Africa

July 21, 2021 

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."  —Margaret Mead As the magnitude of the road safety problem in…

Enabling Fact-Based Policy Dialogue through the Corridor Performance Monitoring System
Enabling Fact-Based Policy Dialogue through the Corridor Performance Monitoring System

July 15, 2021 

The Corridor Performance Monitoring System (CPMS) – known formally as the Truck Monitoring System (TMS) - is a custom-developed reporting platform commissioned by the USAID, SSATP, and the World Bank…

WEBINAR
SSATP participates in a road safety webinar organized by the European Commission
SSATP participates in a road safety webinar organized by the European Commission

February 17, 2021 

On February 17, 2021, the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) participated in an internal webinar organized by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Partnerships (DG…

Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo
Policies for Sustainable Urban Mobility & Accessibility in African Cities : Policy/Strategy Papers and Diagnostic Studies for 12 Pilot Countries
Policies for Sustainable Urban Mobility & Accessibility in African Cities : Policy/Strategy Papers and Diagnostic Studies for 12 Pilot Countries

October 01, 2020 

With the goal of mainstreaming an integrated approach to sustainable urban transport and mobility management in African cities, leveraging the EASI framework, SSATP’s Urban Transport and Mobility (…

Washington, D.C.
SSATP cancels planned meetings amid COVID-19 outbreak
SSATP cancels planned meetings amid COVID-19 outbreak

April 13, 2020 

The Africa Transport Policy Program’s top priority is the health and well-being of all our member country stakeholders, donors, partners, staff and global communities. Due to the increasing threat…

Winners of ARSO’s #Roads4Life Storytelling Contest
Winners of ARSO’s #Roads4Life Storytelling Contest

November 13, 2019 

Congratulations #Roads4Life Champions! The winners of the African Road Safety Observatory's #Roads4Life storytelling contest are: Road safety leadership: Roads for Life in Zimbabwe Innovations for…

Fighting Road Fatalities: An Interview with Tawia Addo-Ashong, SSATP's Road Safety Pillar Leader
Fighting Road Fatalities: An Interview with Tawia Addo-Ashong, SSATP's Road Safety Pillar Leader

September 26, 2019 

Road traffic injuries present major health and development challenges to countries all over the world, but especially in Africa. For example, in Uganda, at least 10 people die daily on Kampala roads…

Announcing ARSO's #Roads4Life Storytelling Contest
Announcing ARSO's #Roads4Life Storytelling Contest

July 01, 2019 

  If you are 18 and over, passionate about road safety, and carrying out great work to make Africa’s roads safer, we want to hear your story! Join the African Road Safety Observatory's #Roads4Life…

South Africa , Durban
Accelerating Road Safety Action through the African Road Safety Observatory
Accelerating Road Safety Action through the African Road Safety Observatory

June 27, 2019 

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP, an international partnership administered by the World Bank) with the support of South Africa’s Road Traffic…

Morocco
Interview with Mr. Franz R. Drees-Gross for Africities 8th Summit
Interview with Mr. Franz R. Drees-Gross for Africities 8th Summit

November 20, 2018 

Mr. Drees-Gross was interviewed as part of a series leading to the Africities 8th Summit that will be held in Marrakech, Morocco on November 20-24, 2018. The complete interview can be found on the…

Senegal , Dakar
Sustainable, Safe and Efficient Transport for the People of Africa:  A Precondition for Sustained Economic Growth and Prosperity (Press Release)
Sustainable, Safe and Efficient Transport for the People of Africa: A Precondition for Sustained Economic Growth and Prosperity (Press Release)

December 10, 2013 

PRESS RELEASE DAKAR, December 10, 2013 - As African economies continue to grow and expand, the transport sector becomes even more critical for promoting a people-centered, socio-economic development…

Mozambique
HIV Hot-Spot Mapping Along Transport Routes in Mozambique
HIV Hot-Spot Mapping Along Transport Routes in Mozambique

November 01, 2011 

Some of the highest incidences of HIV have been found along transport corridors, particularly at border crossings where there is a high turnover of truck drivers, migrant workers and commercial sex…

Road Management Tools
Road Management Tools

January 01, 2009 

SSATP has reviewed a range of various tools available for managing road networks. The manual provides a guide aimed at politicians and high-level decision makers in road authorities, as well as…

Working with Road Contractors to Prevent HIV Infection: Experience and Lessons from the Ethiopia Roads Sector Program
Working with Road Contractors to Prevent HIV Infection: Experience and Lessons from the Ethiopia Roads Sector Program

October 01, 2008 

The Ethiopia Road Sector Development Project (RSDP), implemented by Ethiopian Roads Agency, was the first transport project to include HIV/AIDS mitigation clauses in its works contracts. The work…

Gender Opportunities through Road Sector Activities in Uganda
Gender Opportunities through Road Sector Activities in Uganda

 

Uganda’s Second Road Sector Support Program was designed with the objective of empowering women by improving their opportunities to participate in and benefit from the roads sub-sector and thus…

Road Agencies
Road Agencies

 

In recent years, the Road Management and Financing (RMF) component of SSATP has focused on strengthening the capacity of regional road associations to play an increased leadership role in advocating…