25 - 27 June, 2019
HYATT REGENCY, DAR ES SALAAM, THE KILIMANJARO, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Eng. Machibya Masanja, Head of Standard Gauge Railway Project at Tanzania

Eng. Machibya Masanja

Head of Standard Gauge Railway Project

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Conference Day One: Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

9:00 AM VIP MINISTERIAL PANEL DISCUSSION: A strategic outlook into the economic value of developing multi-modal transportation hubs in Africa

How can this help Africa to achieve a substantial GDP growth of 5% by 2020?
This session will explore:
  • Africa transport value chain requires external capital seeds, technological implementations and an effective project management system
  • Emphasise opportunities that market opens to contractors, sub-contractors and future investors.
  • 90% of the imports/exports are driven by sea. How can these projects impact Africa economy and the overall GDP?

9:30 AM Connecting Dar Es Salaam port with land-locked Rwanda The Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project: Discussing the US$2.5 billion investment across a 400km railway network to link landlocked Rwanda with Dar es Salaam port

How would this benefit the total growth of the East African countries GDP?

  • The importance of facilitating trades between sea and landlocked countries to accelerate transportation of goods up to 32%
  • Reducing transportation times and good availability by integrating a centralised management system
  • Can it become the benchmarck for future projects?