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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…

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…

Integration, Connectivity & Cohesion
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…

Nigeria, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin
Abidjan-Lagos Transport Corridor Project
Abidjan-Lagos Transport Corridor Project

 

The Abidjan-Lagos transport corridor is the major east-west transport corridor in West Africa, connecting the capital cities of five countries (Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin and Nigeria).  Travel…

Nigeria, Uganda
Improving Rural Transport Policy Framework in Uganda and Nigeria
Improving Rural Transport Policy Framework in Uganda and Nigeria

 

This activity involves support to the formulation of rural transport policies, strategies and action plans in line with an improved policy framework developed by SSATP to facilitate the effective…

Nigeria
Case Study on Federal Road Safety Corps, Nigeria
Case Study on Federal Road Safety Corps, Nigeria

 

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Nigeria is one out of a few outstanding road safety lead agencies in Sub-Saharan Africa. It has considerable human (18 098 staff in 2012), logistical and…

African Road Safety Leadership Program kicks off in Abidjan
African Road Safety Leadership Program kicks off in Abidjan

 

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 5 February, 2019 – The second Road Safety Leadership Program organized by the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP, an international partnership hosted by the World Bank),…

Safer Road User Behavior: Pillar 4 of the Decade of Action for Road Safety
Safer Road User Behavior: Pillar 4 of the Decade of Action for Road Safety

 

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…

Mozambique
Mozambique Customs Transit Regime
Mozambique Customs Transit Regime

 

The Maputo Corridor is primarily serving its close South Africa hinterland. Compared to direct routing through South African ports, passing through Mozambique implies a Customs transit regime. The…

Uganda
Review of Uganda's Gender Mainstreaming Policy in the Road Sector
Review of Uganda's Gender Mainstreaming Policy in the Road Sector

 

Gender equality in Uganda Over the past decade, Uganda has made significant progress in the advancement of gender equality and empowerment of women in political, economic and social spheres. The…