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Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone
Pro-Growth Pro-Poor Transport Strategies
Pro-Growth Pro-Poor Transport Strategies

 

A pro-growth, pro-poor transport strategy (PGPTS) is a sectorial instrument that directs resources to transport interventions that support economic growth and poverty reduction, as well as creating a…

Better Post-crash Response: Pillar 5 of the Decade of Action for Road Safety
Better Post-crash Response: Pillar 5 of the Decade of Action for Road Safety

 

The Decade of Action for Road Safety encourages Governments to implement road safety policies and action plans that address the following five pillars: Better road safety management Safer roads…

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…

Safer Vehicles: Pillar 3 of the Decade of Action for Road Safety
Safer Vehicles: Pillar 3 of the Decade of Action for Road Safety

 

The Decade of Action for Road Safety encourages Governments to implement road safety policies and action plans that address the following five pillars: Better road safety management Safer roads…

Governance Indicators for the Transport Sector in Africa
Governance Indicators for the Transport Sector in Africa

 

SSATP has recognized governance as a cross-cutting issue in its on-going Second Development Plan (2009-2013). In a first step towards a greater advocacy effort aimed at improving governance in the…

Mainstreaming Road Safety in Regional Trade Corridors
Mainstreaming 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.…

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…

Zambia
Facilitate the Implementation of High Impact Road Safety Interventions
Facilitate the Implementation of High Impact Road Safety Interventions

 

Speed Management Project Pilot in Zambia Speeding is assumed to be one of the most important factors for the occurrence and severity of accidents in Zambia, many of which involves pedestrians the…

Border Crossing Monitoring along the Northern Corridor
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-…

Cameroon, Ethiopia, Zambia
Road Safety Lead Agencies: Good Practices
Road Safety Lead Agencies: Good Practices

 

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…

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…

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…

Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Congo, Republic of
Establishment of an Observatory of Non-Physical Barriers on the Brazzaville-Kinshasa-Bangui-Kisangani River Corridor
Establishment of an Observatory of Non-Physical Barriers on the Brazzaville-Kinshasa-Bangui-Kisangani River Corridor

 

In 2010, the International Commission of the Congo-Oubangui-Sangha Basin (CICOS) requested funding from the SSATP to conduct a baseline study on the Brazzaville-Kinshasa-Bangui-Kisangani Corridor,…

Examples of Public and Private Initiatives for Tackling HIV/AIDS
Examples of Public and Private Initiatives 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…

Mobility and Accessibility in Urban Areas of Africa
Mobility and Accessibility in Urban Areas of Africa

 

Countries and the development community have shown limited interest to invest significantly in the development of cities and urban mobility in Africa although this interest has started recently to…

Malaysia; Sri Lanka
Accessing Maternal and Child Health Services in Sri Lanka and Malaysia
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…

Benin, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Zambia
Transport Policy Performance Review
Transport Policy Performance Review

 

Over the past two decades, African governments and regional economic communities (RECs) have been, and are continuing, to reform their transport sector policy and strategies. The extent of policy…

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…

Cote d'Ivoire, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Senegal
Poverty Reduction Transport Strategy Review
Poverty Reduction Transport Strategy Review

 

The strategic objective of the Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Program (SSATP) for the period 2004-2007 was to anchor national transport strategies firmly in national goals and strategies for poverty…

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…

Mitigating and Responding to Climate Change in Africa's Transport Sector
Mitigating and Responding to Climate Change in Africa's Transport Sector

 

Globally, the transport sector is key in reducing CO2 emissions. The sector accounts for over 90% of primary oil demand and is responsible for 22% CO2 emissions from fuel combustion (IEA, 2010).…