25 - 26 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 Rail Assets Holding Company (RAHCO), Tanzania

Eng. Machibya Masanja

Head of Standard Gauge Railway Project
Rail Assets Holding Company (RAHCO), Tanzania

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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:
  • Latest sea ports, dry ports, roads, highways and bridges’ development projects occurring in Africa
  • Emphasize opportunities that market opens to contractors, subcontractors and future investors
  • Evaluate the economic potential of these projects and the impact they have on 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 among sea and landlocked countries
  • Reducing transportation times and increasing goods availability
  • The main aspects of the new railway: is there any technology advance? Can it become the benmarch for future projects