14:00 - 15:30 Parallel 1-C: Financing - Rail Development in Africa Are We on the Right Track?
Objective of Session
Except for South Africa and North Africa, railways are not making a dent on African economies. Market share is less than 20%. Railway transport expected to play a major role in complementing other transport modes of transport to support and sustain anticipated growth. With the anticipated growth, railways will be well positioned to contribute to low transportation costs, efficient use of energy, slowing down climate change, and job creation. How to accelerate the rail expansion?
- Clive Chirwa - The Copperbelt Univertsity
- Rory James Maxwell - The Railway Consultancy Ltd.
- Joan Miquel Villardell - Advanced Logistics Group (ALG)