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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

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

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

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

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
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

May 31, 2006

Regional Integration
Guidelines For Land Road Border Stations

November 04, 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

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

Regional Integration
Terms of Reference

April 30, 2005

Regional Integration
Best Practices in Corridor Mnagament

January 31, 2005

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

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

June 30, 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

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

Regional Integration
Nepad Short- Term Action Plan Infrastructure

April 30, 2002

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

November 30, 2001

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

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

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

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

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

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

August 31, 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

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

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…