INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON SUSTAINABLE ROAD FINANCING & INVESTMENT

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development of the United Republic of Tanzania in collaboration with The World Road Association (PIARC) through its Technical Committee on Financing Road System Investment (TC 1.2), African Road Maintenance Funds Association (ARMFA), Association of African Road Managers and Partners (AGEPAR), The Association of Southern Africa National Roads Agencies (ASANRA), and The Sub-Saharan Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) have organized an International Seminar on Road Financing and Investment in Arusha (Tanzania), from April 16 to 20, 2007.

The Makuyuni - Ngorongoro Road

This Seminar, which objective was to facilitate sharing and exchange of experiences, best practices, and innovative solutions on road financing and investment, has been attended by 187 participants from 37 Countries.

General proceedings

Session 1: Mechanisms and modalities for revenue collection and its allocation

The harmonization of cross-border road user charges in the SADC region 

Paul LOMBARD

English

Session 2: Policies, legislation and reforms in road financing and management  

Best practices in managing road funds

 Frank NYANGAGA

English 

Status of road sub-sector reforms in Sub-Saharan Africa 

Addo Abedi

English 

Session 3: The role of road infrastructure in achieving Millennium development goals  

Estimating the impact of rural road investments on socio-economic developments

Paul LOMBARD

English

 Session 4: Road investment planning and its management 

IRF experience on road financing and investment worldwide

Anthony PEARCE 

English  

History of road finance and investment in Japan

 Takaaki NAMBU

English  

The importance of infrastructure investments in the urban agglomerations cities of Africa 

Aka ASSAFOU

English  

 Transport infrastructure and the transport supply chain

Tony DUFAYS 

English  

Session 5: Road investment planning and its management  

ROAD INVESTMENT FOR SUSTAINABILITY OF NETWORK AND DOMESTIC CONTRACTORS

 Adam ANDRESKI

English  

Roads in the Marketplace A Search for Sustainable Growth Engines for SSA

Fred AMONYA

English 

DEVELOPMENT CORRIDORS AND INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

 Smak KAOMBWE

English  

Session 6: Performance based contracting

Welcome address ARMFA

Joseph Haule

English  

Performance based road management & maintenance - Experiences worldwide  

Gunter ZIETLOW 

English  

Session 7: Road investment planning and its management

Road Network Evaluation Tools

David LUYIMBAZI 

English 

RoadSoft-GIS, a Transportation Asset Management Solution for Counties and Cities in Michigan and its application to agencies in Africa

Fernando de MELO E SILVA 

English

CHALLENGES IN FINANCING ROAD MAINTENANCE IN SUB-SAHARA AFRICA

Addo ABEDI 

English  

Road Asset Valuation & Management - Case Study Finland

Jani SAARINEN 

English

The Walvis Bay Corridor Group Experience

 Johny M. SMITH

English  

Sustainable Asset Management System in the Context of the Namibian Road Sector Reform - A Model for Africa & Beyond

Sophia-Belete TEKIE 

English  

Commercialisation of roads in

SSA: An unfinished agenda

Mustapha Benmaamar 

English  

Session 8: Road Investment Planning and its Management 

Public-private partnership as a viable alternative of road financing under public budgetary constraints 

Massimo MARCONI 

English  

PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNESRSHIPS IN SOUTH AFRICA

J. J. SMIT

English 

ARMFA Presentation

Jérôme Obiete 

English

CRDB Bank Limited

Bennett Bankobeza 

English  

Session 9: Mechanisms and Modalities for Revenue Collection and its Allocation

FINANCING COMMUNITY ROADS - TASAF EXPERIENCE

Elisifa KINASHA 

English

Sustainable Road Financing in Developing Countries: A Pragmatic Cost-Revenue Model General methodology and examples for Ghana and Namibia

 Charles AMOATEY

English  

Session 10: Mechanisms and Modalities for Revenue Collection and its Allocation 

The Evolution of Road Funding in South Africa - within it's SADC Context

Peter COPLEY 

English  

Road Tolls and Road Pricing Innovative Methods to Charge for the Use of Road Systems

Daphnée BENAYOUN 

English  

Communication Strategies for Road Management Organisations (RMOs)

Mark THRISCUTT 

English  

Session 11: Cross Cutting Issues/ Good Governance 

Governance in Road Transport Roundtable Discussion Forum

Charles MELHUISH

Stephen VINCENT 

English

Session 12: Cross Cutting Issues/ Good Governance 

PACS - PROJECT ANTI-CORRUPTION SYSTEM

Catherine STANSBURY 

English  

INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY BUILDING - SOME EXPERIENCES AND STRATEGIES

James ODECK 

English  

AGEPAR BRIEF PRESENTATION

Auguste NAMBEA  

English