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7th Africa Transportation Technology Transfer Conference
11 May 2015 @ 12:00 am
In May 2015, the Ministries of Transport and Infrastructural Development in Zimbabwe in collaboration with the Association of Southern African National Road Agencies (ASANRA) and other stakeholders in the transport sector worldwide is organizing the 7th Africa Transportation Technology Transfer Conference (T22). The Conference will be held in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, from 11th to 15th May 2015.
The 7th Africa Transportation Technology Transfer (T22) Conference is aimed at encouraging the transfer of technology among various sectors and/or countries, promoting the search for innovative solutions whereby the managing of road and other transport networks can be effectively solved, as well as allowing participants to suggest proposals leading to improved quality of the transportation systems, lower transportation costs and higher safety in transport operations. Moreover, the forum will help in promoting the need to improve access to marginal roads, reduce the negative impacts of transport infrastructure works on the environment, and to encourage connections among countries in Africa. A forum for sharing and exchange of existing and new approaches on technology transfer that enables countries to develop effective integrated transportation systems, which are safe, efficient, reliable and affordable.
The main objectives of organizing the conference are:
- To promote Technology Transfer for Developing Sustainable Transportation Systems in Africa.
- To promote establishment and operations of Technology Transfer Centers as means for facilitating appropriate effective technology transfer in the transport sector.
- To provide a forum for discussion and exchange of views as well as learn experiences of best practices and innovative solutions in the Transportation Industry.
Please also see Rural Transport in the Post-2015 Development Agenda Presentation by John Hine.