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3rd East & Central Africa Roads & Rail Infrastructure Summit 2012

Business Conference - 3rd East & Central Africa Roads & Rail Infrastructure Summit 2012

Business Conference

Begin date : 6/21/2012

End date : 6/22/2012

Location : Tanzania / Dar es Salaam

By : Magenta Global Pte Ltd

Venue : Serena Hotel

Event Subject :

The 3rd East & Central Africa Roads & Rail Infrastructure Summit 2012 is the premier event focusing on Eastern and Central Africa's transportation infrastructure requirements, delivering strategic recommendations and solutions to meet the needs of the region's short-term and long-term growth.

Keywords :
road, rail, infrastructure, transport, transportation, summit, conference, africa, east, central,
Event/Product information

Efficient transportation corridors are keys to economic development, and thus rehabilitation projects and new infrastructure investments are needed to keep the region prospering. This 3rd Summit addresses the weak transport infrastructure in East & Central Africa and focuses on the key factors in ensuring a functioning road network, including road planning, design, operation and optimization of rail assets, and regional connectivity. Hear about the latest investment projects from Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia, Kenya, Uganda, and other countries in region.


New funding is being released to rehabilitate and improve current transportation networks. Find out what other projects are in the pipeline for the major transport corridors in East Africa. The major transport corridors are the Central Corridor (Tanzania to DRC), Northern Corridor (Kenya to DRC/Sudan), the North-South Corridor (Egypt to South Africa), TAZARA Corridor (the combination of roads, railways and pipeline) and the corridors in the Horn of Africa (Addis-Djibouti, Kenya-Ethiopia, Kenya-Sudan & Uganda-Sudan). The development of transport corridors is a top priority in East Africa.

Large infrastructure investments are expected to be in the form of Public Private Partnerships. Private Sector Investors need to understand the requirements of partnership agreements in order to participate effectively in them.

The 3rd East & Central Africa Roads & Rail Infrastructure Summit 2012 is the only platform for you to meet with the industry stakeholders, probe and evaluate investment opportunities and expand your business with fresh insights.

A new integral part of the Summit is the showcase of construction & transportation technologies, expertise and services.


Sectors Represented at the Summit include: Road and Rail Operators; Laboratory Testing & Analysis; Road and Rail Authorities; Project Financers & Private Equity Investors; Infrastructure Funds Agencies; Logistics Companies; Ports and intermodal operators; Civil Engineering Companies; End-Users (Mining, Manufacturing, etc); Mechanical Engineering Companies; Maintenance and Engineering Companies; Project Management Consultancies; Legal Advisory Firms; Architects; Transport Technology Suppliers; Design & Engineering Firms; Construction & Infrastructure Companies; Construction Management; Environmental Advisory Services; Surveying & Mapping Services; and many others.   


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  • Minister, Ministry of Transport, Tanzania
  • Head of Rail Department, Ministry of Transport, Tanzania
  • Akashambatwa Lewanika, CEO, Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA), Tanzania
  • Eng Benhardard Tito, Director General, Reli Asset Holding Company (RAHCO), Tanzania (confirming)
  • Alloys Mutabingwa, Deputy Secretary General, Planning and Infrastructure, East Africa Community, Tanzania
  • Philip Wambugu, Director of Infrastructure, East African Community, Tanzania
  • Dr Anthony Mwanaumo, CEO, Zambia National Road Fund Agency
  • Meshack Kidenda, Director General, Kenya National Highway Authority
  • Nduva Muli, Managing Director, Kenya Railways Corporation
  • Kondwani Mkonda, Director of Infrastructure & Safety, Central East African Railways, Malawi
  • Capt Dukundane Dieudonne, Director General, Burundi Maritime, Port and Railways Authority
  • Sipho Khumalo, CEO, Cross Border Road Transport Agency (CBRTA), South Africa
  • Paul Runge, Managing Director, Africa Project Access, South Africa
  • Klaus Findt, Partner, Chief Operating Officer, Global Infrastructure - Africa, KPMG Services (Proprietary) Limited, South Africa
  • Atama Gabriel Richard, Principal Infrastructure Officer, Ministry of East African Community Affairs, Uganda
  • Nelson Nyangu, Director of Planning, Ministry of Communications and Transport (MCT), Zambia
  • Peter Copley Pr Eng, Ops Evaluation Specialist, Development Bank of South Africa (DBSA), South Africa
  • Eng Dr Michael M Odongo, Executive Director, Uganda Road Fund
  • Dr Twagira Elias Mathaniya, Director General, Rwanda Transport Development Agency, Rwanda
  • Martin Fleetwood, Secretary, Rail Working Group, United Kingdom
About the organizer

Organizer : Magenta Global Pte Ltd

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