NTU has been awarded the EuropeAid funded project: Institutional support to the Kenyan Transport Sector.
The awarded project aims to contribute to poverty reduction and accelerated and inclusive economic growth through a more sustainable and efficient transport sector. The purpose of this contract is to support Kenyan authorities in improving the governance and technical skills in the transport sector. Thus developing a more efficient and safe transport system for increased productivity and reduced negative impacts on environment and the climate.
The NTU team of International specialists will provide support primarily to MOTIHUD, NaMATA, the road authorities and Nairobi City County (NCC). Other counties, regional offices of the road authorities and possibly other bodies playing a role in the transport sector, may also benefit from the support.
Under this contract NTU will provide:
- Support to main public stakeholders of the Kenyan transport sector to improve the sector governance, as well as the planning, legal and regulation framework of the sector;
- Support to the Kenyan transport stakeholders to improve technical skills in priority areas;
- Support to the urban mobility sub-sector stakeholders to improve the institutional framework of the sub-sector, technical skills specific to the sub-sector, with a specific focus on transport modelling, and to allow successful implementation of the Bus Rapid Transit System.
The above will be delivered by
- technical assistance activities in the combination of short-term and long-term experts input
- on the job trainings and organization and implementation of training courses, workshops and seminars to transfer ownership, understanding and compliance with the above;
- production of documents such as harmonised manuals, guidelines, protocols, procedures etc.;
- technical support to the development of a multimodal transport model for Nairobi Metropolitan area.
The project start date is scheduled to be on 1st September 2017, with an implementation period of 36 months from the start date.
Total budget is set up to approximately EUR 4,000,000.