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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…

June 13, 2018

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Container terminal concession guide

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

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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

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A review Of Internationla Legal Instrument for the facilitatation of

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

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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

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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

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Framework for Improving Railway Sector Perfromnace in Sub Saharan

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

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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

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Emerging Good Practice in Overload Control in Eastern and Southern

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

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Overload Control Practices in Eastern and Southern Africa Main

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

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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…

February 28, 2010

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The Chirundu Border Post

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…

August 31, 2009

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Gazing into the mirror Operational Internal Control in Cameroon

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…

December 31, 2008

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Lessons of Corridor Performance Measurement

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

April 30, 2008

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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

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Review of Selected Railway Concessions in Sub-Saharan Africa

May 31, 2006

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Guidelines For Land Road Border Stations

November 04, 2005

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Baseline Survey of Key Non-Physical Barriers along the Northern

September 30, 2005

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Non-Motorized Transport in African Cities -- Lessons from Experience

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

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Terms of Reference

April 30, 2005

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Best Practices in Corridor Mnagament

January 31, 2005