Program Highlights

•      East & Central Africa transport development needs & forecasts
•      Investment opportunities in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Burundi, Mozambique, Zambia, Rwanda, South Sudan, Zimbabwe, CAR, Congo, Gabon and more!
•      How the push-pull relationship with commodities like iron ore, coal and copper has become the driving force for rail and port infrastructure development in the region
•      Latest updates on major projects like LAPSSET and East African Rail Corridor
•      Exploring financial options: private investors, PPPs or infrastructure bonds? & linking private and public sectors in infrastructure development
•      How the guarantee of government long-term policy stability and revenue certainty is driving the institutional investors to invest in infrastructure assets
•      Understanding the complexity of PPPs in order to deliver efficient and cost-effective infrastructure and services
•      Roads & railway rehabilitation programs and new projects that are in the pipeline
•      Risk allocation between the states and the concessionaire in the various phases of rail project
•      Standard gauge for rail systems in the East Africa region
•      Maximizing the efficiency of existing road networks, road rehabilitation plans and design & construction of new roads
•      Ensuring roads competitiveness in the intermodal value chain
•      How ports developments in East Africa are supplementing the entire transportation networks
•      Assessing technical and rail safety matters: the rolling stock & licensing, rail safety regulations and soil-rail communication systems
•      Streamlining customs procedures and allowing users of the rail & road services to fully benefit from the improved infrastructure
•      Environmental matters impacting the sustainability of transportation networks
•      Structuring concession agreements for roads and rail projects
•      New technologies and innovations for proper roads & rail maintenance