Sustainable road financing and investment

Arusha (Tanzania), 16-20 April 2007

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.

Participants to the Seminar

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.

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 Millenium 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

L'INVESTISSEMENT ROUTIER POUR LA DURABILITE DU RESEAU ET DES ENTREPRENEURS NATIONAUX

Adam ANDRESKI

English

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

Fred AMONYA

English

Development of corridors: emphasizing economic function to accelerate 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 PARTNERSHIPS 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

English

Stephen VINCENT

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

Makuyuni - Ngorongoro road