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Programmatic
DP3 Publications Brochure: A Wealth of Knowledge

Throughout the Third Development Plan (DP3), a multi-year work program spanning 2016-2021, SSATP focused on supporting member countries with developing sound transport strategies and policies to…

September 30, 2022

Programmatic
SSATP Fourth Development Plan (DP4)

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…

June 16, 2022

Road Safety
A Study of Road Safety Lead Agencies in Africa

Road traffic fatalities and injuries are a global concern acknowledged in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an African concern acknowledged in the African Road Safety Charter,…

May 30, 2022

Programmatic
Third Development Plan (DP3) Completion Report

This report provides an extensive analysis of SSATP’s Third Development Plan (DP3, spanning 2016-2021) and its many achievements covering the Program's main focus areas: regional integration, urban…

February 11, 2022

Road Safety Observatory
Africa Status Report on Road Safety 2020

The status report summarizes the findings of the first original data collection effort for road safety on the African continent, reporting on the harmonized set of road safety indicators for 26…

February 10, 2022

Urban Transport & Mobility
African Cities Facing the Urban Mobility Crisis: The challenge of national mobility policies in Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Guinea, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda and Senegal

This report offers a transnational view of the urban mobility and accessibility context in Africa and focuses on the conditions necessary for implementing urban mobility policies based on good…

December 31, 2021

Urban Transport & Mobility
Traffic Impact Assessment (TIA): Guideline for Cities in Africa

In partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB), SSATP supported the development of a Traffic Impact Assessment Guideline. TIAs are crucial for determining the impact of new building and…

December 31, 2021

Urban Transport & Mobility
Traffic Management for Sub-Saharan African Cities: The Way Forward

This report explores how to establish important priorities in traffic management. It focuses on realistic options for traffic management policies and measures that can be used by local transport…

December 31, 2021

Road Safety
Road Safety Strategies for African Cities: A Guide to Development

This report serves as a guide for preparing city road safety strategies which are capable of significantly and sustainably improving road safety in African cities and building commitment amongst…

December 31, 2021

Urban Transport & Mobility
African cities facing the urban mobility crisis: The challenge of national mobility policies in Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali and Togo confronted with the proliferation of motorised two-wheelers

The report offers a transnational view of the urban mobility and accessibility context in Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali and Togo and focuses on the conditions necessary for the implementation of urban…

December 31, 2021

Road Safety Observatory
Road Safety Data in Africa: A Proposed Minimum Set of Road Safety Indicators for Data Collection, Analysis and Reporting

The report covers the process that was undertaken to develop a set of harmonized road safety indicators for African countries to collect and monitor. This process ultimately led to the establishment…

December 31, 2021

Urban Transport & Mobility
Summary Report on Urban Mobility in African Cities: Developing National Urban Mobility Policy and Delivering at the City Level

With the goal of mainstreaming an integrated approach to sustainable urban transport and mobility management in African cities, leveraging the EASI (Enable, Avoid, Shift and Improve) framework, SSATP…

December 31, 2021

Road Safety
Road Safety Culture in Africa: Results from the ESRA2 Survey in 12 African Countries

In collaboration with Vias Institute and Groupe Renault, SSATP contributed to this report, which examines the road safety culture in 12 African countries.  ESRA (E-Survey of Road Users’ Attitudes) is…

December 30, 2021

Urban Transport & Mobility
Innovation in Fare Collection Systems for Public Transport in African Cities

This study of African fare payment systems seeks to understand the emerging payment landscape in public transport in Sub-Saharan Africa, identifying key trends and their implications. The research…

June 29, 2021

Urban Transport & Mobility
Myths and Realities of “Informal” Public Transport in Developing Countries: Approaches for Improving the Sector

Understanding the basic causes of the "formal" public transport system’s decline and the rise of informal public transport is essential before improvements can be identified.  Because of its social,…

May 20, 2021

Road Safety
PRESENTATION: Used Vehicles Exported to the African Continent

During the "Safer and Cleaner Used Vehicles for Africa" webinar held on April 8, 2021, Marietta Harjono - Coordinating Specialist to the Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate (ILT) at…

April 08, 2021

Road Safety
PRESENTATION: Used Vehicles and the Environment - A Global Overview of Used Light Duty Vehicles

During the "Safer and Cleaner Used Vehicles for Africa" webinar held on April 8, 2021, Jane Akumu - the African Cleaner Mobility Focal Point of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) - …

April 08, 2021

Urban Transport & Mobility
Presentation on Enhancing the Financial Sustainability and Commercial Viability of BRTs in Sub-Saharan Africa: Factor Analysis & Assessment Tool

SSATP partnered with the World Bank, PPIAF, and MOLO to prepare a factor analysis report and assessment tool for identifying and analyzing the main factors influencing the financial sustainability…

December 15, 2020

Programmatic
2019 Annual Report

The 2019 Annual Report is a detailed review of the fourth year of implementation of SSATP's Third Development Plan (DP3). The 2019 calendar year brought to bear the fruits of the DP3’s main…

November 20, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
3rd UITP & SSATP Informal Transport Webinar: Presentation on Chalo's technology solutions

For the third edition of the joint UITP and SSATP webinar series on "Innovations and New Solutions for Small/Individual Bus Operators - How to Adapt to the New Normal?," Mr. Dubey delivered a joint…

October 19, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
3ème webinaire conjoint UITP & SSATP : Présentation d'une étude de cas sur Shuttlers

Pour la troisième édition de la série de webinaires de l'UITP et du SSATP sur les "Innovations et nouvelles solutions pour les petits exploitants d'autobus et les exploitants individuels - Comment s'…

October 19, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
3rd UITP & SSATP Informal Transport Webinar: Presentation on Tap&Go Solutions

For the third edition of the joint UITP and SSATP webinar series on "Innovations and New Solutions for Small/Individual Bus Operators - How to Adapt to the New Normal?," Mr. Benimana from Tap&Go…

October 19, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
3rd Joint UITP & SSATP Webinar: Presentation on the Trufi App

For the third edition of the joint UITP and SSATP webinar series on "Innovations and New Solutions for Small/Individual Bus Operators - How to Adapt to the New Normal?," Mr. Hanser delivered a…

October 19, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
3rd UITP & SSATP Informal Transport Webinar: Presentation on WhereIsMyTransport

For the third edition of the joint UITP and SSATP webinar series on "Innovations and New Solutions for Small/Individual Bus Operators - How to Adapt to the New Normal?," Mr. Devin de Vries and Ms.…

October 19, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
Policies for Sustainable Accessibility and Mobility in Urban Areas of Nigeria - Policy & Strategy Paper

Within the framework of the urban transport and mobility pillar, the African Transport Policy Program (SSATP) launched an activity to support eight pilot countries (Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Guinea,…

October 01, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
Policies for Sustainable Accessibility and Mobility in the Cities of Benin - Policy & Strategy Paper

The present study aims to prompt a change in thinking about accessibility and mobility, and to raise awareness among decision-makers so that they will implement strong policies, strategies and…

October 01, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
Policies for sustainable mobility and accessibility in cities of Mali - Diagnostic Study

The present study aims to prompt a change in thinking about accessibility and mobility, and to raise awareness among decision-makers so that they will implement strong policies, strategies and…

October 01, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
Policies for Sustainable Accessibility and Mobility in Urban Areas of Togo - Policy & Strategy Paper

The present diagnostic study aims to prompt a change in thinking about accessibility and mobility and to raise awareness among decision-makers so that they will implement strong policies, strategies…

October 01, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
Policies for Sustainable Accessibility and Mobility in Urban Areas of Ghana - Policy & Strategy Paper

Within the framework of its Urban Transport and Mobility (UTM) pillar, SSATP launched a diagnostic pilot activity to support eight pilot countries (Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Guinea, Ghana, Kenya,…

October 01, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
Policies for Sustainable Accessibility and Mobility in Urban Areas of Mali - Policy & Strategy Paper

Within the framework of its Urban Transport and Mobility (UTM) pillar, SSATP launched a diagnostic pilot activity to support eight pilot countries (Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Guinea, Ghana, Kenya,…

October 01, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
Policies for Sustainable Accessibility and Mobility in Cities of Rwanda - Policy & Strategy Paper

Within the framework of its urban transport and mobility pillar, the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) launched an activity to support eight pilot countries (Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Guinea,…

October 01, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
Policies for Sustainable Accessibility and Mobility in the Cities of Burkina Faso - Policy & Strategy Paper

The present study aims to prompt a change in thinking about accessibility and mobility, and to raise awareness among decision-makers so that they will implement strong policies, strategies and…

October 01, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
Policies for Sustainable Accessibility and Mobility in Cities of Ethiopia - Policy & Strategy Paper

Within the framework of its urban transport pillar, the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) launched an activity in eight pilot countries (Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Guinea, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria,…

October 01, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
Policies for Sustainable Accessibility and Mobility in Cities of Kenya - Policy & Strategy Paper

The Urban Transport and Mobility (UTM) pillar of the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) launched a project to support eight pilot countries (Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Guinea, Ghana, Kenya,…

October 01, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
2nd UITP & SSATP Informal Transport Webinar: Presentation on Governance of Informal Public Transport in Turkey

For the second edition of the joint UITP and SSATP webinar series on "Key Factors of Success to Formalize Informal Transport and the Significance of Authorities," Mr. Erhan Oncu delivered a…

September 21, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
2nd UITP & SSATP Informal Transport Webinar: Presentation on Reforming Mexico City's Bus Sector

For the second edition of the joint UITP and SSATP webinar series on "Key Factors of Success to Formalize Informal Transport and the Significance of Authorities," Mr. Angel Molinero delivered a…

September 21, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
2nd UITP & SSATP Informal Transport Webinar: Making Sense of Makeshift Mobility: A Global and Systems View of Informal Transportation

For the second edition of the joint UITP and SSATP webinar series on "Key Factors of Success to Formalize Informal Transport and the Significance of Authorities," Mr. Benjamin de la Peña delivered a…

September 21, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
2nd UITP & SSATP Informal Transport Webinar: Presentation on Quality Partnerships - Investment, Not Subsidy

For the second edition of the joint UITP and SSATP webinar series on "Key Factors of Success to Formalize Informal Transport and the Significance of Authorities," Mr. Joachim Berghoff delivered a…

September 21, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
2nd UITP & SSATP Informal Transport Webinar: Presentation on Reforming Freetown's Informal Transport Sector

For the second edition of the joint UITP and SSATP webinar series on "Key Factors of Success to Formalize Informal Transport and the Significance of Authorities," Mr. Hindolo Shiaka presented the…

September 21, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
First UITP & SSATP Webinar on COVID-19 and Informal Transport: The Case of Senegal

For the first edition of the joint UITP and SSATP webinar series on "How COVID-19 has changed the life of small/individual operators and authorities," the Managing Director of Dakar Urban Transport…

August 31, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
Joint WB-SSATP Note on COVID-19 and Public Transport in Africa

The COVID-19 pandemic is leading to an unprecedented global economic recession and widespread social distress. Despite its late arrival in Sub-Saharan Africa, COVID-19 is spreading rapidly and…

August 31, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
First UITP & SSATP Webinar on COVID-19 and Informal Transport: The Case of Turkey

For the first edition of the joint UITP and SSATP webinar series on "How COVID-19 has changed the life of small/individual operators and authorities," Mr. Feyzullah GÜNDOGDU, Managing Director of …

August 31, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
First UITP & SSATP Informal Transport Webinar: Presentation on COVID-19 and Public Transport in Africa

For the first edition of the joint UITP and SSATP webinar series on "How COVID-19 has changed the life of small/individual operators and authorities," Ms. Fatima ARROYO ARROYO, Senior Urban Transport…

August 31, 2020

Road Safety Observatory
Understanding and Bridging the Differences Between Country-reported and WHO-estimated Road Traffic Fatality Data

This document attempts to explain the disparity between WHO estimates and country-reported data on road traffic fatality and provide suggestions on what steps countries can take to strengthen their…

July 19, 2020

Programmatic
2018 Annual Report: Paving the Way for Sustainable Transport in Africa

The 2018 Annual Report is a detailed review of the third year of implementation of the Africa Transport Policy Program’s (SSATP) Third Development Plan (DP3). The purpose of this report is to keep…

May 04, 2020

Programmatic
2019 Annual Meeting Proceedings

The central theme of the Africa Transport Policy Program’s 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) was “Positioning Africa for a Sustainable Post-2020 Road Safety Agenda.” This report captures the main…

May 04, 2020

Urban Transport & Mobility
The Dakar Bus Renewal Scheme

This publication recounts the story of the renovation of the Dakar bus transportation system and the financial and leasing mechanism behind this successful project which started in 2002 at the…

May 01, 2020

Road Safety Observatory
Final Report on Recommendations for Harmonized Definitions of Road Crash Data in Euro Med Partner Countries

Following a detailed diagnoses of road crash data systems in the region, the objective of this report is the analysis of international good practice regarding road safety data definitions and…

April 19, 2020

Road Safety Observatory
Guide for Road Safety Opportunities and Challenges: Low- and Middle-Income Country Profiles

The Guide for Road Safety Opportunities and Challenges: Low- and Middle-income Country Profiles gives a precise assessment on the magnitude and complexity of road safety challenges faced by low- and…

February 19, 2020

Road Safety Observatory
Recommendations for a Common Data Collection System and Definitions

The objective of the report is to provide recommendations and guidelines for a minimum set of harmonised data collection procedures and standard definitions that could be applied in the short- to…

January 18, 2020

Road Safety Observatory
3rd Multi-Country Workshop on Improving Civil Registration and Vital Statistics: Mortality from Road Crashes in Africa

This document summarizes attendees agenda and outcomes of the 3rd joint workshop between WHO and ARSO to address the discrepancies between police-reported and vital registration derived road fatality…

December 10, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
Dakar Bus Rapid Transit Pilot Project

This presentation entitled 'Dakar Bus Rapid Transit Pilot Project' was made at the 2019 SSATP Annual General Assembly in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. It provides an overview of of key components of the…

November 29, 2019

Programmatic
New SSATP Website Presentation

Presented by Kaori Niina, SSATP's Communicatons Officer on November 29, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, this presentation provides an overview of the new SSATP Website. It…

November 29, 2019

Programmatic
Overview of the Africa Transport Policy Program

This presentation provides an overview of SSATP's Third Development Plan (DP3), its guiding principles and the strategic approach based on partnership, ownership and sustainability. It also showcases…

November 29, 2019

Regional Integration
Regional Integration Pillar - Wrap-Up Presentation at SSATP 2019 Annual General Meeting

Presented by Yaya Yedan, SSATP's Regional Integration Pillar Lead, on November 26, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, this presentation provides an overview of the main…

November 28, 2019

Road Safety
Road Safety Pillar - Wrap-Up Presentation at SSATP 2019 Annual General Meeting

Presented by Tawia Addo-Ashong, SSATP's Road Safety Pillar Lead, on November 28, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, this presentation provides an overview of the main outcomes…

November 28, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
Recommendations for the Fourth Development Plan (DP4) - Sustainable Urban Mobility & Accessibility Thematic Areas

Presented by Zemedkun Girma Tessema, SSATP's Urban Transport and Mobility Pillar Lead, on November 28, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, this presentation provides an overview…

November 28, 2019

Regional Integration
Regional Integration Proposed Results Framework for DP4

Presented by Yaya Yedan, SSATP Regional Integration Pillar Lead, on November 27, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, this presentation provides an overview of a proposed results…

November 27, 2019

Trade & Transport Facilitation
Tripartite Transport and Transit Facilitation Programme (TTTFP): Progress and Current Status

This presentation provides an overview of the Tripartite Transport and Transit Facilitation Programme (TTTFP), including its policy goal, strategy, methodology, enabling laws and regulations,…

November 27, 2019

Road Safety
Road Safety Pillar C: DP3 Progress & Looking to DP4

Presented by Tawia Addo-Ashong, SSATP's Road Safety Pillar Lead, on November 25, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, this presentation provides an overview of the main…

November 27, 2019

Programmatic
Presentation on Fourth Development Plan (DP4) Concept - Updated

This presentation provides an overview of SSATP's Fourth Development Plan (DP4) concept note, and incorporates stakeholder feedback on the additional activities that should be included under each of…

November 27, 2019

Regional Integration
Briefing on Experts' Panel Discussion on Promoting Green Freight Transport in Africa

This document entitled 'Briefing on Experts' Panel Discussion on Promoting Green Freight Transport in Africa' provides background information on the objective, format and questions used to kick-off…

November 27, 2019

Regional Integration
Projecting Regional Integration in DP4

Presented by Yaya Yedan, SSATP Regional Integration Pillar Lead, on November 27, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, this presentation provides a projection of Regional…

November 27, 2019

Road Safety
Road Safety in the Republic of Tunisia: Current Reforms and Challenges (French PPT)

This presentation entitled "Sécurité routière en Tunisie : Réformes en cours et défis" was made at the SSATP Annual General Assembly in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. It presents (i) the importance of…

November 27, 2019

Road Safety
Brief for Research Group Session on Using Data for Decision Making

This workshop shows the need to use data for decision making. It posits the need of the appreciation of the value of the data-driven, evidence-based approach or interventions to road safety (and…

November 27, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
Measuring Progress Against the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Implementing the New Urban Agenda

This presentation entitled 'Measuring Progress Against the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and an Implementation of the New Urban Agenda' was made by Debashish Bhattacharjee and Stefanie…

November 27, 2019

Sustainable Transport
Advancing Africa Green Freight Transport Agenda

The presentation entitled 'Advancing Africa Green Freight Transport Agenda' was made at SSATP's 2019 Annual Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe as an introductory message to kickstart the…

November 27, 2019

Programmatic
Presentation on Fourth Development Plan (DP4) Concept

This presentation provides an overview of SSATP's Fourth Development Plan (DP4) concept note. The proposed thematic areas for the new DP4 include: Regional Connectivity and Economic Integration (RCEI…

November 27, 2019

Corridors Management
Truck Monitoring by GPS for Corridor Transport Observatories

This presentation entitled 'Truck Monitoring by GPS for Corridor Transport Observatories' was made at the SSATP Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. It presents the proof of concept…

November 26, 2019

Road Safety
African Universities and Road Safety Data, Research and Analysis

Presented by Tawia Addo-Ashong, SSATP's Road Safety Pillar Lead, on November 25, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, this presentation makes the case for why data and…

November 26, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
Enhancing Financial Sustainability and Commercial Viability of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Sub-Saharan Africa

This presentation entitled 'Enhancing Financial Sustainability and Commercial Viability of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)' was made by Hongye Fan and Edward Beukes (World Bank)…

November 26, 2019

Road Safety
Africa Road Safety Observatory Online Database-Dropbox

This presentation entitled 'Africa Road Safety Observatory Online Database-Dropbox' was made by Mustapha Azzouzi at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. This document posits…

November 26, 2019

Road Asset Management
Road Management Best Practices: Integrating Road Safety and Asset Management

November 26, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
Cities Leadership - Introducing the Cities Diganostic of the African Development Bank (AfDB)

Presented by Stefan Atchia at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, this presentation provides an overview of African Cities Diagnostic conducted by the African Development Bank (AfDB).…

November 26, 2019

Sustainable Transport
Law & Financing for Sustainable Transport

This presentation entitled 'Law & Financing for Sustainable Transport' was made by Martin Small at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.  The presentation posits that law is…

November 26, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
Setting the Scene: Climate Resisilient Urban Transport - The Global Challenge

This presentation entitled 'Setting the Scene: Climate resilient urban transport – The Global Challenge' was made by Lena Stiller, GIZ Transport Advisor; Holger Dalkmann, Sustain 2030; and Urda…

November 26, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
Informal Transit Reform: The Case of Freetown / Digitilization of Transport in African Cities

This PDF contains two presentations entitled "Informal Transit Reform - Case of Freetown" and "Digitilization of Transport in African Cities" made by Fatima Arroyo-Arroyo, World Bank Urban Transport…

November 26, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
Dar Es Salaam Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) System: Implementation Overview and Challenges

Delivered by Yonas Mchowu, World Bank Senior  Transport Specialist, on November 26, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, this presentation provides an overview of the Dar Es…

November 26, 2019

Corridors Management
Ensuring the Sustainability of Corridors Management Institutions

This presentation entitled 'Ensuring the Sustainability of Corridors Management Institutions' was made at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The presentation posits that…

November 26, 2019

Road Safety
UN Road Safety Conventions

This presentation entitled 'UN Road Safety Conventions' was made by Martin Small at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The presentation provides an overview of the priority…

November 26, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
South African Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Experiences: What Can We Learn?

Presented by Edward Beukes, World Bank Urban Transport Specialist, on November 26, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, this presentation provides an overview of the main…

November 26, 2019

Programmatic
SSATP 2018 Annual Report - Overview Presentation

This presentation was made by SSATP Program Manager, Ibou Diouf, at the 2019 SSATP Annual General Assembly in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. It provides an overview of SSATP's 2018 Annual Report,…

November 26, 2019

Road Safety
Survey Analysis Report - First Results: Evaluating Country Level Adherence to Crash-Related Variables

This presentation entitled 'Survey Analysis Report - First Results: Evaluating Country Level Adherence to Crash-Related Variables' was made by Mustapha Azzouzi at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in…

November 26, 2019

Corridors Management
Brief for Session on Ensuring the Sustainability of Corridors Management Institutions

This document provides an overview of what the expert panel session on 'Ensuring the Sustainability of Corridors Management Institutions' will be about. The main objectives of the panel discussion…

November 26, 2019

Corridors Management
Digitilisation of Transport Documents: An Enabler of Improved Road Governance and Corridor Performance

This presentation entitled 'Digitilisation of Transport Documents: An Enabler of Improved Road Governance and Corridor Performance' was made at the SSATP Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls,…

November 26, 2019

Programmatic
SSATP 2019 Annual General Meeting - Final Programme in French

Ce document est l'ordre du jour de l'assemblée générale annuelle du SSATP qui a eu lieu à Victoria Falls, au Zimbabwe, du 25 au 29 novembre 2019. L'ordre du jour comprenait, entre autres, les points…

November 26, 2019

Road Safety
Status of the African Road Safety Charter

Presented by Yonas Bekele on November 26, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, this presentation provides an overview of the status of the African Road Safety Charter. It…

November 26, 2019

Road Safety
Global Status of Road Safety

This presentation entitled 'Global status of road safety' was made at the 2019 SSATP Annual General Assembly in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. It provides statistical data on road fatalities and road…

November 26, 2019

Road Safety
Regional Centre of Excellence for Road Safety

Presented by Girma Bezabeh (AfDB) at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, this presentation outlines the road safety work of the African Development Bank (AfDB). It provides an…

November 26, 2019

Sustainable Transport
Sustainable Mobility for All (SUM4All): From Framing Sustainable Mobility to Action

Presented by Nicolas Peltier on November 26, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, this presentation provides information on the Sustainable Mobility for All (Sum4All) initiative…

November 26, 2019

Road Safety
Safe Vehicles in Africa: A Pressing Need for Action

This presentation entitled 'Safe Vehicles in Africa: A Pressing Need for Action' was made by Martin Small at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The presentation posits that…

November 26, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
How to Institutionalize Public Transport Effectively

Presented by Jaspal Singh on November 26, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, this presentation provides an overview of the work of the International Association of Public…

November 26, 2019

Regional Integration
Agenda for Regional Integration Pillar - Parallel Session at SSATP 2019 Annual General Meeting

This is the detailed English agenda for the Regional Integration Pillar Parallel Session which took place on November 26, 2019 during the SSATP Annual General Meeting held in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe…

November 26, 2019

Sustainable Transport
Promoting Cleaner, More Efficient Transport in Africa

Presented by Jane Akumu (UNEP) at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, this presentation makes the case for why countries should promote cleaner, more efficient transport in…

November 26, 2019

Road Safety
Engaging Parliamentarians in Improving Road Safety

This presentation entitled 'Engaging Parliamentarians in Improving Road Safety' was made by Evelyn Murphy (WHO) at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. It presents the Global…

November 26, 2019

Regional Integration
Innovation in Improving Logistics Efficiency and Increasing Trade through E-Freight Markets

This presentation entitled 'Innovation in Improving Logistics Efficiency and Increasing Trade through E-Freight Markets' was made at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. It…

November 25, 2019

Road Asset Management
Management of Rural Roads in Cote d'Ivoire (PPT in French)

This presentation entitled 'Gestion des Routes Rurales en Côte d'Ivoire' was made by François Kouakou, Director of Network Management at AGEROUTE, at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls…

November 25, 2019

Rural Access & Mobility
Status of Rural Access in Africa

This presentation entitled 'Status of Rural Access in Africa' was made by Joseph Haule from the Research for Community Access Partnership (ReCAP) on November 25, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General…

November 25, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
Sustainable Urban Transport Index (SUTI) for Asian Cities

The presentation entitled 'Sustainable Urban Transport Index (SUTI) for Asian Cities' was made by Madan B. Regmi from UNESCAP's Transport Division on November 25, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General…

November 25, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
Urban Mobility - Applying Innovative Solutions to Old Problems

This presentation entitled 'Urban Mobility - Applying Innovative Solutions to Old Problems' was made by Lena Stiller on November 25, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe…

November 25, 2019

Regional Integration
Regional Integration Pillar Projecting the DP4: Lessons Learnt from DP3

This presentation entitled 'Regional Integration Pillar Projecting the DP4: Lessons Learnt from DP3' is an overview of the main takeaways of the Regional Integration Pillar under the Third…

November 25, 2019

Railways
Status of African Railways

Presented by Shewangizaw Kifle, Director of Ethiopian Railways Corporation's Business Development and Strategy Department, on November 25, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls,…

November 25, 2019

Programmatic
Presentation on DP3 Progress from January-June 2019

Presented by Ibou Diouf, SSATP's Lead, on November 25, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, this presentation serves as a progress report for 2019 activities under…

November 25, 2019

Road Safety
Improving Road Safety Through Innovative Street Design

This presentation entitled 'Improving Road Safety Through Innovative Street Design' was made by Chris Kost on November 25, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. It…

November 25, 2019

Climate Change
Strategic Approach to Climate Change

This presentation entitled 'Strategic Approach to Climate Change' was made by Namibia's Roads Authority on November 25, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. It presents…

November 25, 2019

Climate Change
Climate Change Mitigation: Ministerial Work on an Annual Integrated Transport and Climate Report

Presented by Herman Kwoba on November 25, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, this presentation entitled 'Climate Change Mitigation: Ministerial Work on an Annual…

November 25, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
Sustainable Urban Mobility and Implementing the New Urban Agenda

The presentation entitled 'Sustainable Urban Mobility and Implementing the New Urban Agenda' was made by Debashish Bhattacharjee, Urban Mobility Lead at UN Habitat's Urban Basic Services Branch, on…

November 25, 2019

Programmatic
SSATP 2019 Annual General Meeting - Final Programme in English

This is the agenda for the SSATP Annual General Meeting held in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on November 25-29, 2019.  Agenda items  included, among other things: (i) Partner sessions and specialized…

November 25, 2019

Sustainable Transport
Towards Sustainable Mobility in Africa

This presentation entitled 'Towards Sustainable Mobility in Africa' was made by Holger Dalkmann on November 25, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. It presents DFID's…

November 25, 2019

Road Safety
Challenges of Financing Road Safety in Zimbabwe

This presentation entitled 'Challenges of Financing Road Safety in Zimbabwe' was made by Obio Murambiwa Chinyere, Managing Director of the Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe,  at SSATP's Annual…

November 25, 2019

Road Safety
African Road Safety Observatory Meeting

This is the agenda for the African Road Safety Observatory (ARSO) Meeting that took place during SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on November 2019. Agenda items  included,…

November 25, 2019

Rural Access & Mobility
Sustainable Rural Access and the Rural Access Indicator

This presentation entitled 'Sustainable Rural Access and the Rural Access Indicator' was made by Robin Workman from the Research for Community Access Partnership (ReCAP) on November 25, 2019 at the…

November 25, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
Sustainable Urban Design

Presented by Chris Kost on November 25, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, this presentation entitled 'Sustainable Urban Design' makes the case for inclusive Transit…

November 25, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
The Contribution of Urban Paratransit Mapping to Road Safety

This presentation entitled 'The Contribution of Urban Paratransit Mapping to Road Safety' was made by Elleni Ashebir, Cities and Urban Mobility Program Manager at the WRI Ross Centre for Sustainable…

November 25, 2019

Climate Change
The Need for Climate Resilience Policies in Road Asset Management

Presented by Nkululeko Leta, Deputy Team Leader of Infrastructure Research at the Reserach for Community Access Partnership (RECAP), on November 25, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria…

November 25, 2019

Road Asset Management
Satellite Imagery and Road Condition

The presentation entitled 'Satellite Imagery and Road Condition' was made by Robin Workman on November 25, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. It explores how…

November 25, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
Promoting Safe and Sustainable Cities with Public Transport

This presentation entitled 'Promoting Safe and Sustainable Cities with Public Transport' was made by Jaspal Singh on November 25, 2019 at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.…

November 25, 2019

Road Asset Management
The Role of ARMFA in Road Asset Management

This presentation entitled 'The Role of ARMFA in Road Asset Management' was made by Nehemiah Kapofi, Senior Engineer at the Road Fund Administration of Namibia on November 25, 2019 at SSATP's Annual…

November 25, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
Policies for sustainable mobility and accessibility in cities of Burkina Faso - Diagnostic Study

The present diagnostic study aims to prompt a change in thinking about accessibility and mobility and to raise awareness among decision-makers so that they will implement strong policies, strategies…

October 01, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
Policies for sustainable mobility and accessibility in cities of Benin - Diagnostic Study

This diagnostic study aims to identify the main mobility and accessibility issues in Benin’s cities by analyzing five priority themes: Strengthening the institutional framework for urban transport…

October 01, 2019

Urban Transport & Mobility
Policies for sustainable mobility and accessibility in urban areas of Togo - Diagnostic Study

The present diagnostic study aims to prompt a change in thinking about accessibility and mobility and to raise awareness among decision-makers so that they will implement strong policies, strategies…

September 01, 2019

Road Safety Observatory
Note on the Status of Road Safety Priorities in the Arab Region

In preparation for the 3rd meeting of the UNRSTF Advisory Board, this note summarizes issues related to the magnitude, the management systems in place and data collection-related issues for selected…

August 30, 2019

Road Safety Observatory
Glossary for Transport Statistics: 5th Edition

The new 5th edition comprises 744 definitions and represents a point of reference for all those involved in transport statistics. In this edition, all transport modes chapters have been substantially…

July 11, 2019

Road Safety Observatory
The Data Coordinators Working Group

This document explains the reason why the ARSO data coordinator group was created at the last Annual Meeting of the observatory in Durban, South Africa. It shows the different country represented in…

June 28, 2019

Road Safety Observatory
The Policy Coordinators Working Group

This document entitled "Why the Policy Coordinator " as conveys the title explain the reason why the policy coordinator was created during the last AGM of the observatory in Durban, South Africa. It…

June 28, 2019

Road Safety Observatory
1st ARSO General Assembly

This document summarizes attendees, agenda and outcomes of the 1st General Assembly of ARSO held in South Africa, where governance decisions to ratify the Transitional Steering Committee until AU…

June 27, 2019

Road Safety Observatory
Workshop Report on Improving Civil Registration and Vital Statistics: Mortality from Road Crashes in Africa

This document summarizes attendees agenda and outcomes of the 2nd joint workshop between WHO and ARSO to address the discrepancies between police-reported and vital registration derived road fatality…

April 03, 2019

Road Safety Observatory
Final Report on Existing Best Practices, Methods and Tools for Collection and Processing of Reliable Data: Diagnoses of the Current Situation in Euro Med Countries and Recommendations on the Way Forward

Selected countries were sent a questionnaire and subject to detailed consultations to produce a country "diagnoses" in regards to the reliability, comparability, and robustness of existing road crash…

December 01, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
CARE Database: Common Accident Data Set (CaDaS) v3.7

The purpose of CARE system is to provide a powerful tool which would make it possible to identify and quantify road safety problems throughout the European roads.

November 29, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
3rd ARSO Workshop in Marrakesh: Towards the Establishment of a Road Safety Observatory in Africa

This document summarizes attendees, agenda and outcomes of the 3rd workshop held in Morocco which culminated in the delivery of ARSO proposed by laws to the AU, approval of a 2019-2021 work plan and…

November 14, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
Workshop for Outlining Strategies for Collecting and Improving Data on Road Traffic Deaths in Africa

This document summarizes attendees agenda and outcomes of the 1st joint workshop between WHO and ARSO to address the discrepancies between police-reported and vital registration derived road fatality…

November 14, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
The Transitional Steering Committee

This document entitled "Why the Transitional Steering Committee " as conveys the title explain the reason why the  transitional steering committee was established  during the last African Road Safety…

November 14, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
Status of Road Safety in the African Region

Based on data collected for the WHO's 2018 Global Status Report on Road Safety, this fact sheet summarizes road safety data for 44 African countries, representing 93.7% of the population in the…

August 13, 2018

Programmatic
2018 Annual Meeting Proceedings

The annual general meeting (AGM) of the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) is a legal requirement set forth in the governance structure of the pro-gram. The central theme of the 2018 AGM was “…

July 06, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
2nd ARSO Workshop in Abuja: Towards the Establishment of a Road Safety Observatory in Africa

This document summarizes attendees, agenda and outcomes of the 2nd workshop held in Nigeria which had an intense focus on the definition of a minimum number of crash-related variables to be collected…

July 02, 2018

Regional Integration
West and central africa trucking competitiveness

The landlocked countries in West & Central Africa are characterized by large trade imbalances, with export-import ratios below 30 percent, and an overwhelming reliance on road transport. While…

April 13, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
1st ARSO Workshop in Dakar: Towards the Establishment of a Road Safety Observatory in Africa

This document summarizes attendees, agenda and outcomes of the 1st workshop held in Dakar which culminated with a Declaration on the intention to establish an all African countries road safety…

February 20, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
UN Voluntary Global Performance Targets for Road Safety Risk Factors, Service Delivery Mechanisms and Corresponding Indicators

This is a summary of the 12 road safety targets and their corresponding 34 indicators.

January 01, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
Status of Road Safety in the African region

This WHO publication summarizes road safety data for 44 African countries.

January 01, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
Survey Results: Road Safety Data, Data Collection Systems and Definitions

The document summarizes the results of relevant surveys undertaken within the Safer Africa project as well as existing road safety analysis documents in order to assess the current situation of…

October 01, 2017

Regional Integration
Container Terminal Concession Guidelines

Two African port associations, the Port Management Association for West Africa and Central Africa (PMAWCA) and the Port Management Association for East Africa and Southern Africa (PMAESA), with the…

June 28, 2017

Road Safety Observatory
Solutions in the Mediterranean

A review of conditions, trends and implications of sustainable mobility solutions in different Mediterranean countries.

October 01, 2016

Urban Transport & Mobility
Policies for Sustainable Accessibility and Mobility in Urban Areas of Africa

Africa is urbanizing at a very high pace, and both large and intermediate African cities are experiencing rapid and often unplanned growth. As a result, policy- and decision-makers face numerous…

June 23, 2015

Road Asset Management
Private Sector Involvement in Road Financing

Most African countries are faced with substantial challenges to meet their needs for road maintenance, rehabilitation and construction through public financing. The underfunding problems are not…

December 17, 2014

Regional Integration
Reviving trade routes: evidence for maputo corridor

This new SSATP discussion paper reviews the experience of an apparently successful corridor to help understand optimal mix and trade-offs in reviving historical trade route. The Maputo Corridor,…

December 02, 2014

Road Safety
Managing Road Safety in Africa: A Framework for National Lead Agencies

Africa is currently experiencing the highest per capita rate of road fatalities in the world. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates the rate of road traffic deaths at 24.1 per 100,000 people…

October 12, 2014

Rural Access & Mobility
Good Policies and Practices on Rural Transport in Africa: Planning Infrastructure & Services

A monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system is an essential element of the planning, design and implementation of rural transport projects and is useful in assessing whether projects achieve their…

June 05, 2014

Regional Integration
A Review of International Legal Instruments: Facilitation of Transport and Trade in Africa

Transport infrastructure is essential for inclusive growth and poverty reduction but the investments in building and maintaining it remain sub-optimal as long as the movement of goods is not seamless…

April 30, 2014

Regional Integration
Corridor Transport Observatory Guidlines

Trade and transport corridors are complex entities that have been defined as ‘a coordinated bundle of transport and logistics infrastructure and services that facilitates trade and transport flows…

November 26, 2013

Road Safety
Guidelines for Mainstreaming Road Safety in Regional Trade Road Corridors

This SSATP publication, jointly prepared with the World Bank, provides best practice guidelines for mainstreaming road safety in regional road trade corridors (RTRCs) investment programs in low and…

June 01, 2013

Regional Integration
Border Crossing Monitoring along the Northern Corridor

When one thinks of border crossing in Africa, the image that comes in mind is that of a long queue of trucks waiting idly to fill out paper. The improvement of road infrastructure was expected to…

April 13, 2013

Programmatic
2013 SSATP Annual Meeting: Proceedings

This document summarizes the proceedings of SSATP's Africa Transport Policy Forum and the General Assembly held in Dakar, Senegal on December 10-12, 2013. The Ministry of Infrastructure, Land…

April 01, 2013

Railways
Rail Transport: Framework for Improving Railway Sector Performanance in Sub Saharan Africa

When The African continent has been making regular headlines with double digits growth economies, an emerging middle class, an explosion in mobile communications, and huge untapped mineral resources…

March 11, 2013

Transport governance
Transport governance indicators in Sub-Saharan Africa

Good governance-or the absence of it-has concerned policy makers and other stakeholders in the transport sector for decades. Most stakeholders recognize that effective governance is crucial if…

January 07, 2013

Urban Transport & Mobility
The Soft Side of BRT: Lessons from 5 Developing Countries

This publication is based on an extensive review of the literature, interviews with stakeholders, and analysis of primary data to document lessons from the BRT experience in Jakarta, Indonesia; Lagos…

November 01, 2012

Rural Access & Mobility
Rural Transport : Improving its Contribution to Growth and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa

The paper provides a framework that will help policy makers in Africa to move from stand-alone rural transport policies to comprehensive and integrated policies, positioning rural transport within…

October 31, 2012

Programmatic
Progress Report January-June 2012

This latest progress report contains important information for all SSATP's stakeholders and partners related to the current activities of the Program for 2012 and its future , in particular the…

June 30, 2012

Programmatic
SSATP Annual Report 2011

Changes in the Board of SSATP and the Management Team in 2011 provide the opportunity to initiate a new phase in the Second Development Plan of SSATP in tune with the developments in the transport…

February 29, 2012

Road Asset Management
Progress on Commercialized Road Management in Sub-Saharan Africa

Some 20 Road Authorities have been established in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), most since 2000. These agencies were created broadly in line with the principles espoused in the Road Management Initiative…

January 01, 2012

Regional Integration
Gazing into the Mirror II - Performance Contracts in Cameroon Customs

This second volume of Gazing into the Mirror presents the results of the bold and original reform process initiated in 2009 to modernize the Cameroon Customs Administration and to instill a radically…

November 30, 2011

Programmatic
SSATP 1987-2011

Since its launch in 1987, the Program has greatly evolved while remaining faithful to its mandate of putting the transport sector in the forefront of development. Africa has greatly grown too - in…

June 30, 2011

Regional Integration
Emerging Good Practice in Overload Control in Eastern and Southern Africa

This third volume on overload control presents the case studies carried out in Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Botswana. They all offer a different but complementary approach to tackle…

April 30, 2011

Urban Transport & Mobility
Understanding the Emerging role of Motorcycles in African Cities: A political Economy Perspective

This publication discusses the growth in the use of commercial motorcycles in sub-Saharan cities as a manifestation of the inability to address the delivery of urban transport services. This paper…

April 01, 2011

Programmatic
Annual Report 2010

The Annual Report for the year 2010

December 31, 2010

Programmatic
SSATP Annual Meeting 2010 - Proceedings & Presentations

The 2010 Annual Meeting of the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) was held October 18-20 in Kampala, Uganda. This meeting was an opportunity to bring participants up to date on current transport…

December 01, 2010

Urban Transport & Mobility
The Dakar Bus Renewal Scheme: Before and After

This publication recounts the story of the renovation of the Dakar bus transportation system and the financial and leasing mechanism behind this successful project which started in 2002 at the…

May 31, 2010

Regional Integration
Overload Control Practices in Eastern and Southern Africa Main Lessons Learned

In this second volume, the author presents some important findings and recommendations following from a survey conducted by regional economic communities, international bodies, private sector…

March 31, 2010

Regional Integration
Guidelines on Vehicle Overload Control in Eastern and Southern Africa

Endemic overloading of commercial vehicles has led to the deterioration of roads in most Sub-Saharan African countries. Unless the problem is taken seriously, there is no doubt that it will negate…

March 01, 2010

Road Safety Observatory
Data Systems

This manual provides step-by-step guidance to countries wishing to improve a particular aspect of road safety, according to recommendations outlined in the World Report on Road Traffic Injury…

January 01, 2010

Programmatic
Annual Report 2009

The Annual Report provides a summary of all activities conducted during the 2009 reporting period.

December 31, 2009

Programmatic
SSATP Annual Meeting 2009 -- Lilongwe, Malawi

December 01, 2009

Policies & Strategies
A Framework for a Pro-growth, Pro-poor transport Strategies

The purpose of this framework document or guidance note is to highlight possible options for the formulation of a pro-growth, pro-poor transport strategy (PGPTS), an essential instrument to promote…

September 30, 2009

Regional Integration
The Chirundu Border Post: Detailed Monitoring of Transit Times

This paper presents the findings of an initiative undertaken by the SSATP and its regional partners to monitor transit performance along the North-South corridor, a major trade corridor. Based on the…

September 01, 2009

Urban Transport & Mobility
Lagos Bus Rapid Transit: Africa's First BRT Scheme

This document describes how the first bus rapid transit system based on the well known good practice examples of Columbia and Brazil, adapted to the local context of Lagos, was implemented. It shows…

September 01, 2009

Regional Integration
Gazing into the Mirror: Operational Internal Control in Cameroon Customs

Cameroon is a model example of a developing country facing the challenges of trade facilitation, in light of its geographic location within Central Africa. Close to 20 percent of its Customs revenues…

January 01, 2009

Programmatic
Annual Report 2008

The Annual Report provides a summary of all activities conducted during the 2008 reporting period.

December 31, 2008

Road Asset Management
A User Guide to Road Management Tools

This user guide gives an overview of selected tools for road infrastructure management, and explains how they can assist road authorities and contribute to road management. It captures, in a single…

November 30, 2008

Programmatic
SSATP Annual Report 2007

The 2007 annual report which marks the end of the Long Term Development Plan (LTDP) that started in 2004. Over the past four years, Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) has become the…

May 31, 2008

Regional Integration
Lessons of Corridor Performance Measurement

This paper presents the methodological lessons of several corridor performance measurements carried out in Africa. Based on current experience, the authors conclude that while road driver trip…

May 01, 2008

Programmatic
Second Development Plan: 2008-2011

SSATP promotes the development and implementation of sound transport sector policies and strategies, through and with transport sector professionals in SSA, in support of sustainable economic growth…

October 01, 2007

Rural Access & Mobility
Rural Transport Services in Africa

September 30, 2007

Rural Access & Mobility
A Methodology for Rapid Assessment of Rural Transport Services

Rural transport services are often inadequate. Passenger and goods transport needs improving to stimulate rural economies and reduce poverty. Understanding existing rural transport systems and…

September 30, 2007

Programmatic
SSATP Annual Report 2006

June 30, 2007

Regional Integration
Port and Maritime Transport Challenges in West and Central Africa

This Working Paper presents the current trends in maritime transport and port sectors in West and Central Africa (WCA), and proposes several policy recommendations to improve maritime transport and…

April 30, 2007

Programmatic
SSATP Newsletter -- April 2007

March 31, 2007

HIV & AIDS
HIV/AIDS Assessment in Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Projects

The HIV/AIDS pandemic burdens Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and continues to constrain its social and economic advancement. UNAIDS estimated that in Southern Africa alone 930,000 adults and children died…

March 01, 2007

HIV & AIDS
HIV/AIDS Mainstreaming In The Transport Sector Malawi – National Roads Authority

February 28, 2007

HIV & AIDS
Short Brief on HIV/AIDS Issues within The Transport Sector

February 28, 2007

HIV & AIDS
Key Informant Interview Guide (HIV/AIDS Focal Persons) -- Response from Mozambique

February 28, 2007

Programmatic
SSATP Coordination Concept Note

February 28, 2007

Road Safety
National Road Safety Policies and Plans of Action: The Kenyan Experience

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Preventing Road Traffic Injuries Worldwide: What Works

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Recommendations of African Road Safety Conference in Accra, Ghana -- February 8, 2007

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
The Role of Speed Control in Prevention of Road Traffic Crashes: Experience From Kenya

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
National Policies and Plans of Action: a case study of Ghana

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Road Traffic Injury Data Systems in Ghana: the key to safety improvement and control

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Road Safety and Poverty

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Road Safety Development in Africa

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Ministerial Declaration of African Road Safety Conference in Accra, Ghana -- February 8, 2007

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Vienna Conventions on Road Traffic and on Road Signs and Signals: Benefits and Responsibilities of African Countries

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Make Roads Safe: Raising Awareness and Resources for Road Safety in Africa

This presentation was made by David Ward, Director General of the FIA Foundation, at the 4th African Road Safety Congress held in Accra, Ghana on February 5, 2007. During the presentation, he makes…

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Report of the Meeting of the Experts -- 2007 African Road Safety Conference in Accra, Ghana -- February 8, 2007

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
IFRTD Case Study: Traffic Safety of Rural School-Going Children in India

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Policy and Interventions on Road Safety: Zimbabwean Case Study

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
Ethiopia: Organizational Arrangement of the Interim National and Regional Road Safety Committees

January 31, 2007

Road Safety
IFRTD Case Study: Lessons in Rural Road Safety from Peru

December 31, 2006

Programmatic
SSATP Annual Meeting 2006 -- Maseru, Lesotho

December 31, 2006

Road Asset Management
Innovative Technologies for Low-Volume Roads

October 31, 2006

Road Asset Management
Note on Pavement and Surfacing Technologies for Low-Volume Roads

September 30, 2006

Road Asset Management
Workshop Report -- LVSR Workshop 2006 in Accra, Ghana

September 30, 2006

Road Asset Management
RMI Matrix-Excel Format

September 20, 2006

Road Asset Management
RMI Matrix-PDF Format

September 20, 2006

Road Asset Management
Alternative Surfacing Technologies for Low-Volume Sealed Roads (LVSR) + Case Studies

August 31, 2006

Road Asset Management
Financing of Road Maintenance in Sub-Saharan Africa - Reforms and progress towards second generation road funds

August 31, 2006

Road Asset Management
Two LVSR Cases from Kenya

August 31, 2006

Road Asset Management
New Approaches to Sustainable Provision of Low-Volume Sealed Roads: General Introduction

August 31, 2006

Road Asset Management
Otta Seal in Ghana

August 31, 2006

Road Asset Management
RMF Matrix -- Excel Format

July 31, 2006

Road Asset Management
RMF Matrix --PDF Format

July 31, 2006

Programmatic
SSATP High Level Strategic Workshop Report - Dublin 2006

This report covers the high-level strategic meeting convened in the offices of Irish Aid in Dublin on June 28 and 29, 2006. Participants, consisting of a group of donors and African stakeholders,…

July 01, 2006

Regional Integration
Review of Selected Railway Concessions in Sub-Saharan Africa

May 31, 2006

Programmatic
SSATP Annual Report 2005

The annual report provides an overview of activities conducted under SSATP's Long Term Development Plan (LTDP) in 2005. During the reporting period, work program activities intensified and started to…

May 31, 2006

Road Asset Management
Workshop Report -- LVSR Workshop 2006 in Nairobi, Kenya

March 31, 2006

Programmatic
SSATP Work Program 2006

February 28, 2006

Policies & Strategies
SSATP Review of National Transport Policy and Poverty Reduction Strategy -- Lesotho -- Final Report

February 28, 2006

Road Asset Management
Alternative Materials and Pavement Design Technologies for Low-Volume Sealed Roads + Case Studies

January 31, 2006

Road Asset Management
Workshop Report -- LVSR Workshop 2006 in Bamako, Mali

January 31, 2006

Programmatic
SSATP Annual Meeting 2005 - Bamako, Mali

Hosted by the Government of Mali in the capital city of Bamako, the main part of the 2005 Annual Meeting of Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) stakeholders took place from November…

January 31, 2006

Policies & Strategies
SSATP Review of National Transport Policy and Poverty Reduction Strategy -- Kenya -- Final Report

January 31, 2006

Road Asset Management
A Brief on Otta Seal

January 31, 2006

Regional Integration
Guidelines For Land Road Border Stations

November 04, 2005

Policies & Strategies
SSATP Review of National Transport Policy and Poverty Reduction Strategy: Progress Report 2005

For the period 2004-2007, SSATP's strategic objective was to anchor national transport strategies firmly in national goals and strategies for poverty reduction. To achieve this objective, a…

October 31, 2005

Regional Integration
Baseline Survey of Key Non-Physical Barriers along the Northern Corridor

The objective of the study is developing and implementing sound policies that will facilitate cost-effective transport operations along the Northern Corridor. This is to be achieved through the…

October 01, 2005

Policies & Strategies
SSATP Review of National Transport Policy and Poverty Reduction Strategy -- Lesotho -- Workshop 3

September 30, 2005

Programmatic
SSATP Annual Meeting 2005: Planning Retreat Report

The 2005 Annual Meeting of SSATP - to take place in Bamako, Mali, in November 2005 - is a key strategic milestone for the program. The implementation of SSATP's Long-Term Development Plan (LTDP) for…

September 01, 2005

Road Safety
SSATP Road Safety Questionnaire

August 31, 2005

Policies & Strategies
SSATP Review of National Transport Policy and Poverty Reduction Strategy -- Lesotho -- Workshop 2

August 31, 2005

Urban Transport & Mobility
Non-Motorized Transport in African Cities -- Lessons from Experience in Kenya and Tanzania

This document is based on a program of Non-Motorized Transport (NMT) Infrastructure and Services in Kenya (Nairobi and Eldoret), and Tanzania (Temeke, ward of Dar es Salaam and Morogoro). It aims to…

August 31, 2005

Road Safety
Terms of Reference - SSATP Road Safety Questionnaire 2005

August 31, 2005

Regional Integration
Non-Motorized Transport in African Cities -- Lessons from Experience in Kenya and Tanzania

This document is based on a program of Non-Motorized Transport (NMT) Infrastructure and Services in Kenya (Nairobi and Eldoret), and Tanzania (Temeke, ward of Dar es Salaam and Morogoro). It aims to…

August 30, 2005

Policies & Strategies
SSATP Review of National Transport Policy and Poverty Reduction Strategy -- Lesotho -- Workshop 1

July 31, 2005

Urban Transport & Mobility
A Study of Institutional, Financial and Regulatory Frameworks of Urban Transport in Large Sub-Saharan African Cities

This working paper presents the findings of "A Study of Urban Transport Institutional, Financial and Regulatory Frameworks in Large Sub-Saharan African Cites" and it was commissioned by the Sub-…

June 30, 2005

Policies & Strategies
SSATP Review of National Transport Policy and Poverty Reduction Strategy -- Zimbabwe -- Workshop 3

May 31, 2005

Policies & Strategies
SSATP Review of National Transport Policy and Poverty Reduction Strategy -- Zimbabwe -- Worskhop 1

April 30, 2005

Regional Integration
Terms of Reference

April 30, 2005

Policies & Strategies
SSATP Review of National Transport Policy and Poverty Reduction Strategy -- Zimbabwe -- Workshop 2

April 30, 2005

Policies & Strategies
SSATP Review of National Transport Policy and Poverty Reduction Strategy -- Malawi -- Final Report

March 31, 2005

Policies & Strategies
Toolkit for Country Facilitators on the Poverty Reduction-Transport Strategy Review (PRTSR) Process

This “toolkit” provides country facilitators with some practical tools and guidance on how to undertake important steps in the Poverty Reduction-Transport Strategy Review (PRTSR) process. It includes…

March 01, 2005

Road Asset Management
Management and Financing of Road Transport Infrastructure in Africa

This paper considers the major issues confronting the financing and management of road transport infrastructure in Africa today. From the starting point of accelerating road deterioration and…

March 01, 2005

Regional Integration
Best Practices in Corridor Mnagament

January 31, 2005

Road Asset Management
Practical Aspects of Low-Cost Sealing of Roads

December 31, 2004

Programmatic
SSATP 2004 Annual Meeting -- Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The 2004 Annual Stakeholders Meeting of the Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from September 27-29, 2004. As a partnership program, the SSATP…

November 30, 2004

Road Asset Management
RMI Update No. 9 - December 2004

November 30, 2004

Policies & Strategies
SSATP Review of National Transport Policy and Poverty Reduction Strategy -- Malawi -- Workshops 1 & 2

November 30, 2004

Programmatic
SSATP Work Program 2005

The 2005 Work Program maintains SSATP’s focus on the achievement of the Long-Term Development Plan's (LTDP) strategic goals, and activities are set out within the thematic framework adopted at the…

November 01, 2004

Urban Transport & Mobility
Poverty and Urban Mobility in Conakry

This study, conducted by the SITRASS network on behalf of the World Bank, is aimed at assessing in detail the conditions applicable to mobility and access to urban services by the poor populations of…

September 01, 2004

Policies & Strategies
SSATP Review of National Transport Policy and Poverty Reduction Strategy: Progress Report 2004

The poverty reduction-transport review process (PRTSR) is part of efforts by SSATP and its national and regional partners in Sub-Saharan Africa to optimize the contribution of the transport sector to…

August 31, 2004

Rural Access & Mobility
Rural Transport Training Materials -- CD-ROM

August 31, 2004

Road Safety
Efforts to Improve Road Safety in Kenya

August 31, 2004

Road Asset Management
Building Capacity in Management and Financing in the Road Sector

The road sector is going through a period of substantial change. Countries have to keep pace with expanding demand for road infrastructure as well as addressing the backlog of maintenance and its…

August 01, 2004

Road Asset Management
RMI Matrix Note

July 31, 2004

Road Asset Management
Roads Economic Decision (RED) Model: Software User Guide & Case Studies

This manual presents the Roads Economic Decision Model (RED) developed to improve the decision-making process for the development and maintenance of low-volume rural roads. The model performs an…

July 01, 2004

Road Asset Management
The Roads Economic Decision Model (RED) for Economic Evaluation of Low Volume Roads

June 30, 2004

Programmatic
SSATP Progress Report 2003

As set out in the business plan for 2002/2003, this progress report provides an overview of SSATP activities conducted in the 2003 reporting period.

June 01, 2004

Regional Integration
Facilitation of Transport and Trade in Sub-Saharan Africa -- A Review of International Legal Instruments -- Treaties, Conventions, Protocols, Decisions, Directives

Facilitating trade flows between countries belonging to the same sub-region does not only require adequate transport infrastructure, or the availability of competitive and reliable transport services…

April 30, 2004

Rural Access & Mobility
Training of Small Scale Contractors for Rural Road Maintenance in Lesotho

This note summarizes the methodology, challenges and lessons learned in the planning, management and organization of the Contracting Training Program (CTP) in Lesotho. The Contractor Training Program…

February 29, 2004

Road Asset Management
RMI Update No.8 - March 2004

February 29, 2004

Road Asset Management
The New African Road Maintence Funds Associaction (ARMFA)

The site features a summary of the proceedings for "The First African Conference of Road Maintenance Funds and Creation of the African Road Maintenance Funds Association" which took place in…

December 15, 2003

Road Asset Management
Road Funds in Africa: Comparative Experience

The presentation entitled “Road Funds in Africa: Comparative Experiences” was delivered by Stephen Brushett, World Bank Senior Transport Specialist, at the Road Fund Association in Libreville, Gabon…

December 15, 2003

Policies & Strategies
SSATP Review of Poverty Reduction and Transport Strategies -- PRTSR Guidelines

This report discusses the process and methodology involved in developing a practicable method for undertaking a comparative analysis of transport sector and poverty reduction strategies. The report…

November 30, 2003

Programmatic
SSATP Work Program 2004

The 2004 Work Plan is based on a matrix of priority issues and options which was a major output of the 2003 Kigali meeting. Three priority thematic areas defined at Kigali provide the locus for the…

October 01, 2003

Road Asset Management
National Roads Board of Zambia -- Origin of the Board and Involvement of Road Users in Decision-Making Process

September 30, 2003

Road Asset Management
RMI Update No.7 - August 2003

July 31, 2003

Programmatic
2003 Annual Meeting Proceedings

The report comprises the proceedings from the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP), and presents discussions held with stakeholders towards moving SSATP's…

July 01, 2003

HIV & AIDS
AIDS and Transport in Africa -- A Framework for Meeting the Challenge

June 30, 2003

Road Asset Management
Low-Volume Roads: Best Management Practices Field Guide (USA)

June 30, 2003

HIV & AIDS
AIDS and Transport in Africa Reference Guide

June 30, 2003

Road Asset Management
SADC Guideline on Low-Volume Sealed Roads

The main purpose of the Guideline is to provide stakeholders with a synthesis of best regional and international practice in all aspects of low-volume sealed roads. In so doing, it will correct a…

June 30, 2003

Regional Integration
Transport and Trade Facilitation -- East and Southern Africa

June 30, 2003

Road Asset Management
Maintenance Funding and Road Funds Management

May 31, 2003

Programmatic
SSATP Membership Commitment Statement - May 2003

This statement commits SSATP member countries to adherence to a number of policy principles, and likewise commits member regional economic communities to promotion of the policy principles amongst…

May 01, 2003

Programmatic
The SSATP Framework

The SSATP Business Meeting held in Washington, D.C. on May 31-June 1, 2000 resolved to define a new framework for continuing SSATP's work program. The present note - which takes into account…

May 01, 2003

Regional Integration
Concessionning of the Ifrikya Railway: A Case Study

The case study of the concessioning of the Ifrikya railway is based in part on several recent actual case studies on railway concessioning in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, several features of the…

May 01, 2003

Policies & Strategies
SSATP Review of National Transport Policy and Poverty Reduction Strategy: Report on the Pilot Country Case Studies

During the first half of 2003, three country case studies were carried out in Rwanda, Guinea-Conakry and Tanzania as part of the preparations for the 2003 SSATP Annual Meeting. These studies assess…

April 30, 2003

HIV & AIDS
Taming HIV/AIDS on Africa's Roads

This note summarizes challenges, responses and lessons learned by two World Bank supported projects addressing HIV/AIDS in the road sector. These are: The Joint Regional HIV/AIDS Project in the…

April 30, 2003

Urban Transport & Mobility
Urban Transport Services in Sub-Saharan Africa -- Improving Vehicles Operations

The report presents findings, and the way forward in respect of the Knowledge and Research (KAR) Project on vehicle operations in Sub-Saharan Africa, basically undertaken in Uganda and Ghana. In the…

April 30, 2003

Programmatic
SSATP Long-Term Development Plan (LTDP): 2004-2007

This report claims that SSATP has reached a turning point in its record of service to its partners. Demands on the SSATP as the single most tried and tested transport policy development program in…

April 01, 2003

Regional Integration
A Railway Concessioning Toolkit: Application to African Networks

The toolkit presented here is intended to provide African countries, in summary form, with an overview of the experience to date with railway concessioning in Sub-Saharan Africa. The reader will note…

April 01, 2003

Programmatic
Long Term Development Plan (LTDP) 2004-2007: Annexes

This annex document to the LTDP 2004-2007 provides an overview of (i) the plan's logical results framework; (ii) cost estimate; (iii) the composition of SSATP's core management team and related TORs…

April 01, 2003

Road Asset Management
RMI Update No.6 - March 2003

February 28, 2003

Rural Access & Mobility
Improving Rural Mobility - Options for Developing Motorized and Non Motorized Transport in Rural Areas

Many inhabitants of rural areas in developing countries lack adequate and affordable access to transport infrastructure and services. Poor access to transport constrains economic and social…

January 01, 2003

Road Asset Management
Guinea: RMI Country Report 2002

December 12, 2002

Road Asset Management
Update of Performance Indicators in Mozambique

November 30, 2002

Road Asset Management
RMI Update No. 5 - November 2002

October 31, 2002

Urban Transport & Mobility
Assessment of the Non-Motorized Transport Program, Kenya and Tanzania

Scott Wilson was appointed by the SSATP/World Bank to undertake a technical assessment of pilot projects implemented in Kenya and Tanzania under Phase II of the Non-Motorized Transport [NMT] Program…

October 31, 2002

Urban Transport & Mobility
Scoping Study -- Urban Mobility in Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam and Nairobi

A comprehensive investigative study was implemented in 2002, on the status, and development of urban mobility in three Sub-Saharan African cities - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Nairobi, Kenya; and, Dar-es-…

September 30, 2002

Road Asset Management
RMI Update No.4 - June 2002

May 31, 2002

Regional Integration
Nepad Short- Term Action Plan Infrastructure

April 30, 2002

Programmatic
SSATP Progress Report 2001

The report is based on the Interim Work Plan for 2001 issued in February 2001 following discussions with donors at the Initial General Assembly Meeting held in Copenhagen. At that time a three-year…

April 30, 2002

HIV & AIDS
HIV-AIDS and Transport -- The Cases of Ethiopia and the Abidjan-Lagos Transport Corridor

March 31, 2002

Road Asset Management
A Review of Road Sector Reform in Tanzania

Tanzania has been one of the countries at the forefront of reforms inspired by the Road Management Initiative. This paper focuses on some of the main challenges that the country now faces in…

March 31, 2002

Road Asset Management
A contrasting Approach to Road Sector Reform, The Case Study of Uganda Experience

The key features of the road reform process initiated in Uganda are: (a) development of an analytical basis to review different road financing and management options; (b) commitment and ownership of…

February 28, 2002

Road Asset Management
SOURCE (Standard Overall Ultralite Road Care Estimate), a large-scale benchmark tool for road networks

Over the past ten years or so, the road sector in a number of Sub-Saharan African countries has undergone major reforms. New policies have been introduced, such as the off budget financing of road…

February 01, 2002

Road Asset Management
RMI Update No.3 - January 2002

December 31, 2001

Road Asset Management
Implementation and Impact of the Road Management Initiative: A Survey of Stakeholders in Seven Member Countries

Following extensive consultations with both public and private sector stakeholders, the Road Management Initiative (RMI) formerly known as Road Maintenance Initiative was launched in the late 1980.s…

December 01, 2001

Rural Access & Mobility
The Rural Transport Knowledge Base

The 'Rural Transport Knowledge Base' is a set of reference and training material of the latest thinking and practice in the field of rural transport. The material draws on experience and publications…

November 30, 2001

Regional Integration
Trade and Transport Facilitation -- A Toolkit for Audit, Analysis and Remedial Action

November 30, 2001

Programmatic
SSATP Progress Report 2000

The Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) was launched fifteen years ago as a joint initiative of the World Bank and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) to improve…

November 30, 2001

Programmatic
SSATP Strategic Review, Volume I - Synthesis Report

September 30, 2001

Programmatic
SSATP Strategic Review, Volume III - Annex Report

September 30, 2001

Programmatic
SSATP Strategic Review, Volume II - Final Report

September 30, 2001

Road Asset Management
Assessment of Selected Road Funds in Africa

May 31, 2001

Rural Access & Mobility
Local Transport Solutions: People, Paradoxes and Progress - Lessons Arising from the Spread of Intermediate Means of Transport

This publication is based on the key note paper presented by the author at the experts Meeting on Intermediate Means of Transport (IMT) which took place in Nairobi, Kenya from 15 to 18, June 1999.…

May 01, 2001

Road Asset Management
Improving Road Management and Financing -- A Review of Some Recent Experience of Policy Reforms in Africa

April 30, 2001

Rural Access & Mobility
15th Rural Travel and Transport Program (RTTP) Coordinating Committee Meeting- Opening Statement

April 30, 2001

Rural Access & Mobility
15th Rural Travel and Transport Program (RTTP) Coodinating Committee Meeting -Thematic Work

April 30, 2001

Road Asset Management
15th Road Management Initiative (RMI) Coordinating Committee Meeting Proceeding, Country Coordinator's Reports -- Part II

The Fifteenth Annual Coordinating Committee for the Road Management Initiative (RMI) for the Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) was held in Saly, Senegal May 16-19, 2001. This was…

April 30, 2001

Rural Access & Mobility
15th Rural Travel and Transport Program coordinating Committee Meeting

April 30, 2001

Rural Access & Mobility
15th Rural Travel and Transport Program (RTTP) Cordinating Committee Meeting --Ethiopia RTTP Formulation and Implementation Process

April 30, 2001

Rural Access & Mobility
15th Rural Travel and Transport Program (RTTP) Coordinating Committee Meeting-RTTP Program Monitoring and Reporting

April 30, 2001

Rural Access & Mobility
15th Rural Travel and Transport Program(RTTP) Cordinating Committee Meeting - A Rural Traansport Database

April 30, 2001

Rural Access & Mobility
15th Rural Travel and Transport Program (RTTP) Coordinating Committee Meeting -- Consolidating the Gains

April 30, 2001

Rural Access & Mobility
Design and Appraisal of Rural Transport Infrastructure: Ensuring Basic Access for Rural Communities -- Part IV

March 31, 2001

Rural Access & Mobility
Design and Appraisal of Rural Transport Infrastructure: Ensuring Basic Access for Rural Communities -- Part III

March 31, 2001

Rural Access & Mobility
Design and AppraisaL of Rural Transport Infrastructure : Ensuring Basic Access for Rural Communicties

March 31, 2001

Rural Access & Mobility
Design and Appraisal of Rural Transport Infrastructure: Ensuring Basic Access for Rural Communities -- Part I

March 31, 2001

Rural Access & Mobility
Design and Appraisal of Rural Transport Infrastructure: Ensuring Basic Access for Rural Communities -- Part II

March 31, 2001

Road Asset Management
RMI Update No.1 - March 2001

February 28, 2001

Road Asset Management
Reforming Road Management in Sub-Saharan Africa: Overcoming Obstacles to Implementation

This note is based on the Road Management Initiative (RMI) Country Coordinator for Kenya, Mr. F.N. Nyangaga's progress report, presented to the World Road Congresses in Kuala Lumpur, 1999. The RMI…

February 28, 2001

Road Asset Management
Roads Economic Decision (RED) Model for Economic Evaluation of Low Volume Roads

January 31, 2001

Road Asset Management
Assessment of Selected Road Funds in Africa

January 31, 2001

Road Asset Management
Implementing Second Generation Road Funds -- Lessons Learned

The note is based on a review of experience with the operation of second-generation Road Funds in Benin, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, and Zambia. Findings of this review are based on an assessment of the…

November 30, 2000

Road Asset Management
SOURCE: Roads in Developing Countries, Management and Monitoring - A large-scale benchmark tool for road networks

This comprehensive booklet of presentation is the result of joint work developed over a period of nearly three years under the Standard Overall Ultralite Road Care Estimate (SOURCE) project, which…

October 31, 2000

Road Asset Management
Introducing the RMI Road Sector Database

September 30, 2000

Road Asset Management
Road User Charges Model

August 31, 2000

Road Asset Management
Framework for Assessment of Road Funds in Africa

May 31, 2000

Programmatic
SSATP Progress Report 1999

During the 1999 reporting period, the Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) continued to deal with two broad areas: policy reform at the national level, and the development of…

March 01, 2000

Rural Access & Mobility
Designing a Rural Basic Access Road Project: The Case of Andhra Pradesh, India

December 31, 1999

Rural Access & Mobility
Economic Analysis of a Rural Basic Access Road Project: The Case of Andhra Pradesh, India

December 31, 1999

Road Asset Management
Commercialization of Road Management in Sub-Saharan African Countries -- Appraisal of the RMI Concepts Implementation

This note is based on the "Appraisal of the Road Management Initiative (RMI) Concepts Implementation in Sub-Saharan African (SSA) Countries", a study carried out using forms, and procedures prepared…

November 30, 1999

Road Asset Management
Improving Management and Financing of Roads in Sub-Saharan Africa -- Summary Review for 47 SSA Countries

This overview of the road transport sector in Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries, includes an analysis of current status, and developments since 1989, and examines forty seven countries in four…

November 30, 1999

Road Asset Management
Financing of Road Maintenance

October 31, 1999

Road Asset Management
The strategic game "Tariff & Traffic": Lessons from successful tests in Madagascar, Guinea and Rwanda

In many Sub-Saharan African countries, the efficiency of the road maintenance system is not, or is no longer adequate to preserve the network, and provide users with a durable, appropriate level of…

October 01, 1999

Road Asset Management
Unpaved Roads' Roughness Estimation by Subjective Evaluation

September 30, 1999

Road Asset Management
Typical Unpaved Roads Roughness Predicted By the HDM-III Model

September 30, 1999

Rural Access & Mobility
The Rural Travel and Transport Program (RTTP)

This presentation provides an overview the Rural Travel and Transport Program (RTTP), which supports the development of national rural transport policies and strategies to: improve the planning,…

September 30, 1999

Road Asset Management
Paving of Unpaved Roads Economically-Justified Paving Costs

September 30, 1999

Road Asset Management
Improving Management and Financing of Roads in Central African States -- Review of the Road Sector in Member Countries of the Customs and Economic Union of Central African States (UDEAC)

The note is based on a review of the road sector within the member countries of the Customs and Economic Union of Central African States (UDEAC), and describes the road network, indicating conditions…

September 30, 1999

Road Asset Management
Roads Economic Decision Model (RED) for Economic Evaluation of Low Volume Roads

This note presents a consumer surplus model to help evaluate investments in roads with low traffic volumes (between 50 and 200 vehicles per day) which are so prevalent in Africa. The model is…

April 01, 1999

Programmatic
SSATP Progress Report 1998

During the 1998 reporting period, emphasis in the work of SSATP continued to move towards policy reform and implementation strategy work at the country level. A core of the approach of the program is…

February 28, 1999

Road Safety Observatory
Minimum Country-level Crash Data

Ground work and several meetings led to the identification of several crash-related variables that all countries should aim to collect.  A smaller selection out of these variables will be shared…

November 01, 1998

Rural Access & Mobility
Road Management Initiative, Rural Travel and Transport Program, Thirteenth Coordinating Committee Meeting,November 9-13, 1998, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

The Thirteenth Meeting of the Coordinating Committee for the Road Management Initiative (RMI) and the Rural Travel and Transport Program (RTTP) of the Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (…

October 31, 1998

Road Asset Management
Road Management Initiative RMI -- Phase III -- Annual Report 1997/98

October 31, 1998

Road Asset Management
Dedicated Road Financing -- Lessons and Challenges

October 31, 1998

Regional Integration
The Abidjan-Ouagadougo Railway Concession

Since the 1980s, most Sub-Saharan African railways have been experiencing a severe crisis: declining traffic and revenue, lack of market orientation and poor service, continued operation of high-loss…

June 01, 1998

Rural Access & Mobility
Options for Managing and Financing Rural Transport Infrastructure

Ineffective rural transport services are a major obstacle to economic and social development in Sub Saharan Africa. Alleviating poverty requires improved access to social and economic facilities. And…

May 31, 1998

Road Asset Management
Commercial Management and Financing of Roads

April 30, 1998

Programmatic
SSATP Progress Report 1997

The present progress report provides an update on the status of the Program, and captures the experience in running the Program since the restructuring of the Africa Region of the World Bank in mid-…

April 01, 1998

Road Asset Management
Road Management Initiative (RMI) Strategy 1998/2000

March 31, 1998

Rural Access & Mobility
The Provision of Rural Transport Services

The argument presented in this report is that the relationships between improved rural road infrastructure and the provision of complementary vehicle services have not been fully understood resulting…

March 31, 1998

Road Safety
Road Safety in Africa: Appraisal of Road Safety Initiatives in Five African Countries

Upon the request of the World Bank, Norway's Institute of Transport Economics appraised the road safety situation and road safety work in five African countries: Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Tanzania…

February 01, 1998

Road Asset Management
Role of the RMI in Sector Reform In Sub-Saharan Africa

January 31, 1998

Regional Integration
Multiple Ports of Call versus Hub-and-Spoke: Containerized Maritime Trade between West Africa and Europe

Although traffic volumes in many Sub-Saharan countries have increased significantly during this decade, containerized maritime trade in West Africa is still in its infancy. Intermodalism, which is…

January 01, 1998

Road Safety
The Economics of Traffic Safety

This note is based on a paper titled Traffic Safety as an Economic Issue of Developing and Industrialized Countries by Jorgen Karthum Hansen, which was presented at the World Bank/USFHWA/3M sponsored…

December 01, 1997

Railways
Concessioning of Rail Transport -- A New Approach to Restructuring Railways in Sub-Saharan Africa

As with many railways in developing and developed, countries, Sub-Saharan Africa's railways are now at a crossroads. Facing increased competition, the African railways will play an important role in…

July 01, 1997

Rural Access & Mobility
Planning Rural Transport in Africa

This note is based on an SSATP Working Paper entitled "Rural Transport Planning" written by Ed Connerly and Larry Schroeder, who argue that rural transport planning is essentially a process for…

June 01, 1997

Road Asset Management
Establishing an Adequate and Stable Flow of Funds: African Best Practice

May 31, 1997

Road Asset Management
Road Sector Reform: The Four Building Blocks

May 31, 1997

Road Asset Management
A New Generation of Road Funds to the Rescue of African Roads

Financing road maintenance through road funds is not a new concept, but it is one that is rekindling interest. A new generation of road funds is emerging in Africa, quite distinct from "classic" road…

May 01, 1997

Road Asset Management
Road Sector Reform: A Tale of Two Countries -- (Part 3) Impact and Lessons

This note is part 3 of a series intended to share information about issues raised in various SSATP reports. This note discusses the impact and lessons learned from road sector reforms in two…

May 01, 1997

Programmatic
SSATP Progress Report 1997

The Sub-Sahara Africa Transport Program (SSATP) was launched in 1987 as a joint initiative of the World Bank and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) to improve transport sector…

March 31, 1997

Road Asset Management
Road Sector Reform: A Tale of Two Countriea,Part 1 Ghana- Serendipity of Foresight?

This note is the first of a series intended to share information about issues raised in various Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) reports. It discusses the road sector reform…

March 01, 1997

Road Asset Management
Media Dissemination of Road Sector Reforms

This note is based on a paper delivered by Sam M. Mwale at the RMI/ RTTP 11th Coordinating Committee Meeting in Kampala, October 1996. Mr. Mwale is a policy analyst with the Policy Research Group,…

January 01, 1997

Road Asset Management
Road Sector Reform: A Tale of Two Countries--(Part 2) Burkina Faso: Deliberate Evolution

The note is the second part of a series intended to share information about issues raised in various Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) reports, and it addresses Burkina Faso's…

December 31, 1996

Rural Access & Mobility
Rural Transport Planning: Approach Paper

The paper argues that central governments must take a number of national policy actions if they are to significantly improve rural access. Policies which articulate a high priority for rural access…

October 01, 1996

Regional Integration
Trade and Transport Facilitation- A Review of Current Issues and Operational Experience

This joint World Bank/UNCTAD review proposes ways and means to improve the competitiveness of a country's international trade by: increasing the quality and reducing the associated costs of…

May 31, 1996

Regional Integration
Promoting Policy Reforms for Effective Transport Services in COMESA Countries

Concerned by the poor state of the road network in most of its member countries, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has been promoting reforms to help regional integration for…

May 01, 1996

Road Asset Management
Road Sector Reform:Best Practice in Africa

April 30, 1996

Regional Integration
Maritime Transport Serving West and Central African Countries: Trends and Issues

In June 1992, MINCONMAR (Ministerial Conference of Western and Central Africa) and the Bank organized the Cotonou Conference to review the situation and identify options for reform. The Conference…

August 01, 1995

Road Asset Management
African Road Funds: What Works and Why?

This paper reviews experience with the operation of selected African road funds. Although most African road funds suffer from systematic problems, this review identifies examples of best practice and…

February 28, 1995

Road Asset Management
Management and Financing of Roads: An Agenda for Reform

Road transport is the dominant mode of transport in sub-Saharan Africa, carrying close to 90 percent of the region's passenger and freight transport, and providing the only access to rural…

February 28, 1995

Regional Integration
Shipping Services in Western and Central African Countries -- Cotonou, June 1992

August 31, 1994

Gender & Inclusion
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport -- Bicycles and Rural Women in Uganda -- Part Five

February 01, 1994

Rural Access & Mobility
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport: Bicycles and Rural Women in Uganda

The present case study documents the use of bicycles in eastern Uganda where they are a means of generating income for rural traders and for urban poor who work as bicycle taxi-riders. It also…

February 01, 1994

Rural Access & Mobility
Case Study on the Role of Women in Rural Transport: Access of Women to Domestic Facilities

In rural Africa it is women who bear the greater part of the transport burden. Understanding their transport patterns is a first step in aiming to reduce their onerous task. Comprehensive village-…

February 01, 1994

Gender & Inclusion
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport: Bicycles and Rural Women in Uganda - Part Six

February 01, 1994

Rural Access & Mobility
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport -- Bicycles and Rural Women in Uganda -- Part II

January 31, 1994

Rural Access & Mobility
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport -- Bicycles and Rural Women in Uganda -- Part Four

January 31, 1994

Rural Access & Mobility
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport -- Bicycles and Rural Women in Uganda -- Part I

January 31, 1994

Rural Access & Mobility
Case Study on Intermediate Means of Transport -- Bicycles and Rural Women in Uganda -- Part Three

January 31, 1994

Road Asset Management
Commercializing Africa’s Roads: Transforming the Role of the Public Sector

During the past 20 years, nearly a quarter of the capital invested in Sub-Saharan Africa's roads has been eroded through insufficient maintenance. To restore economically justified roads and prevent…

January 01, 1994

Regional Integration
Trade and Transport Logistics Facilitation Guidelines

The main objective of these guidelines is to advise on how to approach the complex issue of competitiveness in trade, and on how to achieve cost savings in logistics by reducing the time of…

August 31, 1993

Road Asset Management
Road User Taxation in Selected OECD Countries

The objective of this paper is to examine issues related to road user taxation, in a selection of "most successful countries". On the basis of six case studies, it provides a comparative review of…

July 31, 1993

Regional Integration
Shipping Services in Western and Central African Countries -- Cotonou, June 1992

This paper reports on the discussions and conclusions of the three working groups which have been established to deal with the main topics: (a) macroeconomic impact of maritime transport on the…

May 31, 1993

Rural Access & Mobility
Rural Roads in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from World Bank Experience

This report, prepared under the Rural Travel and Transport Project of SSATP, presents findings from a review of 127 projects with rural road components in SSA. The review highlights key policy…

May 31, 1992

Rural Access & Mobility
Intermediate Means of Transport in Sub-Saharan Africa -- Its Potential for Improving Rural Travel and Transport

Current rural travel and transport are dominated by head loading and walking (largely by women) to satisfy the daily travel and goods movement needs of rural populations in sub - Saharan Africa (SSA…

November 30, 1991

HIV & AIDS
Transport against HIV-AIDS : Synthesis of Experiences and Best Practice Guidelines

January 01, 1970

HIV & AIDS
Lessons learned to Date from HIV-AIDS Transport Corridor Projects

January 01, 1970

Road Safety
Questionnaire: Evaluating Country Level Adherence to Crash-Related Variables

This presentation entitled 'Questionnaire: Evaluating Country Level Adherence to Crash-Related Variables' was made by Mustapha Azzouzi at SSATP's Annual General Meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.…

January 01, 1970

Rural Access & Mobility
Design and Appraisal of Rural Transport Infrastructure: Ensuring Basic Access for Rural Communities -- Part I

Urban Transport & Mobility
First UITP & SSATP Webinar on COVID-19 and Informal Transport: The Cases of Egypt and Uganda

For the first edition of the joint UITP and SSATP webinar series on "How COVID-19 has changed the life of small/individual operators and authorities," Mr. Mohamed HEGAZY, Director of Transport for…

Regional Integration
Legal Instruments for the Facilitation of Transport and Trade

Transport infrastructure is essential for inclusive growth and poverty reduction but the investments in building and maintaining it remain sub-optimal as long as the movement of goods is not seamless…

Road Safety
IFRTD Study on Various Elements of Rural Transport Safety