Successful kick-off meeting of the project: Implementation to the Support to the Transport Sector Development Programme (EuropeAid/135595/IH/SER/Multi) - Lot 1

On the 14thof April 2015, NTU successfully kicked-off the EU funded project focused on strengthening Africa wide capacity to regulate, organize, promote and finance improved inter regional and continental transport infrastructure and services through interconnectivity across regions by promoting safe trans-boundary transport corridors and harmonized transport policies. NTU is leading the consortium which, during the following 25 months, will implement this project with a contractual value of 2,29 MEUR. During this period, NTU will enable the African Union Commission Department of Infrastructure and Energy to increase its sector management capacities and to facilitate the implementation of PIDA PAP projects by providing support in two main components: 1. Support to the Department of Infrastructure and Energy in the African Union Commission in the fields of transport policy harmonization and transport sector services development 2. Support to PIDA PAP for the start-up of smart corridor activities