25 - 27 June, 2019
HYATT REGENCY, DAR ES SALAAM, THE KILIMANJARO, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
H.E. Dagmawit Moges, Deputy Mayor Addis Ababa and Honourable Minister of Transport at Ministry of Transport Ethiopia

H.E. Dagmawit Moges

Deputy Mayor Addis Ababa and Honourable Minister of Transport
Ministry of Transport Ethiopia

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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?

2:30 PM Outlining the current ports expansion programs in the Horn of Africa

How does the future look like for the Horn of Africa?

  • Joint ventures, foreign investments and new alliances to secure projects completion
  • Cross-sector expansions: From ports to infrastructures, multi-billion dollar opportunities for contractors, dredging companies, terminal constructors, digital solution providers etc.
  • The role of Ethiopia and the new market dynamics.

3:30 PM INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION: Key stakeholders addressing future visions, projects and commercial partnerships.

What can be done in future to secure a GDP growth rate of 5% annually?
In this session Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Somalia ministries, along with UAE and Chinese ports’ officers will discuss on:
  • Does East Africa have the sufficient seed capital to sustain projects implementation?
  • Implementing automation in the entire transport value chain to boost trade value up to 60%
  • Adopting a security system to reduce cargo and container’s theft down to 5%
  • From oil and gas pipelines to refineries, railways project and infrastructure development: Effective project management to achieve strategic economic objective