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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…

SSATP partners with African Universities
SSATP partners with African Universities

 

Africa is facing three urgent transport challenges: 1) the continent has the highest rate of road fatalities in the world; 2) it has an unprecedented growth rate of urbanization; and 3) it has the…

Burundi, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda
Drafting and Validation of Protocols for the Central Corridor
Drafting and Validation of Protocols for the Central Corridor

 

The Corridor Management component focuses on facilitation and transit improvement along corridors, through several corridor-based activities related to the redrafting of the Northern Corridor Transit…

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).…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Gender Transport Burden in Africa
Gender Transport Burden in Africa

 

This widely case study to investigate the magnitude of the transport burden incurred by women and men in order to obtain access to domestic facilities - collection of water and firewood in Sub-…

Statistics on Gender & Transport
Statistics on Gender & Transport

 

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…

Cameroon, Ethiopia, Zambia
Road safety Action Plans and Strategies in Cameroon, Ethiopia and Zambia
Road safety Action Plans and Strategies in Cameroon, Ethiopia and Zambia

 

Cameroon The Ministry of Transport has developed a National Road Safety Strategy with a Priority Action Plan for the period 2011-2012 which has been followed by a second one for the period 2013-2014…

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…

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…