Kenya Transport Sector Support Project (WB-P124109)

  • Africa
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Kenya
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Apr 21, 2011
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Government of Kenya
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  • Technical Cooperation
  • Transport
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 300.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 478.02 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Sep 13, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Apr 21, 2011

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Project Description

The objectives of the Transport Sector Support Project for Kenya are to:

  1. increase the efficiency of road transport along the Northern Corridor and the Tanzania-Kenya-Sudan road corridor;
  2. enhance aviation safety and security to meet international standards; and
  3. improve the institutional arrangements and capacity in the transport sector.

There are four components to the project:

  1. rehabilitation and improvement of roads, roadside facilities and road safety interventions. This component will comprise: constructing the four interchanges at Nakuru-Nyahururu turnoff; Nakuru-Njoro turnoff; Mau Summit-Kisumu turnoff and Ahero-Kisii Turnoff; and supervising the construction works.
  2. institutional strengthening and capacity building in the transport sector. This component will involve training road-sector manpower, particularly in areas related to management information systems and private sector participation in service delivery.
  3. Support to Kenya Airports Authority (KAA). This component will comprise of the following: Provision of a new baggage-handling system at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA); and capacity building and training of manpower in safety, security and airports management. Finally, the fourth component is the support to the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA).

This project is part of the Programme for Infrastructure Development In Africa (PIDA)

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Contact: Josphat O. Sasia
Title: Lead Transport Specialist
Tel: 5368+6452
Fax: 5368+6322
Location: Nairobi, Kenya (IBRD)


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