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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…

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African Road Safety Observatory

September 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…

Fighting Road Fatalities

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…

#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…

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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…

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…

Road Safety

 

  For further information about SSATP activities and related publications, visit the topic page Road Safety.     As part of the Third Development Plan, the SSATP objectives are the following…

Building Knowledge that Works

 

  The SSATP pyramid should help policy-makers and practitioners navigate efficiently through the cycle of the decision process and the action process. The decision process involves building…

Road Agencies

 

In recent years, the RMF component has focused on strengthening the capacity of regional road associations as key partners to SSATP, to play an increased leadership role in the advocacy of reforms…

HIV hot spot mapping along transport routes

 

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

Examples of Public and Private Initiatives, Including Wellness Centers, for Tackling HIV/AIDS

 

HIV/AIDS programs do exist which encompass policy, strategy and service delivery engaging road, rail, and other transport systems, principally directed at prevention. Such activities have been…

Accessing Maternal and Child Health Services in Sri Lanka and Malaysia

 

Access to transport enables women to receive timely obstetric care that is essential for their survival. Transport contributes towards reaching the fifth Millennium Development Goal, to reduce…

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 Safety in Regional Trade Corridors

 

Mainstreaming Road Safety in Regional Trade Road Corridors “These guidelines complement current tools for assessing, addressing and managing road safety interventions at country level.” Dr.…

Safer road user behavior

 

The Decade of Action for Road Safety encourages Governments to commit to the Decade of Action for Road Safety by implementing action plans that address the following five pillars: Better road safety…

Border Crossing Monitoring along the Northern Corridor

 

Border Crossing Monitoring along the Northern Corridor - Working Paper No. 96   April 2013 — Relatively inexpensive actions such as improving coordination among border agencies, introducing pre-…

African Road Safety Observatory

 

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…

Statistics for Gender

 

Accessibility and transport choice The most predominant mode of travel for women in rural areas remains walking and headloading. Women in Africa can transport at least three times more ton per…

Integration, Connectivity & Cohesion

 

Real integration will start only when road blocks to national and international freight and passenger transport have disappeared and road users don’t have to pay bribes to use a road; when borders…

Urban Transport & Mobility

 

  Go to the Urban Mobility and Accesibility topic page to know more about SSATP activities and download related publications   OBJECTIVES Foster knowledge, awareness, development, adoption…

Road funds

 

In recent years, the RMF component has focused on strengthening the capacity of regional road associations as key partners to SSATP, to play an increased leadership role in the advocacy of reforms to…