Africa's Transport Infrastructure: Mainstreaming Maintenance and Management
The analysis reveals that networks are generally less dense, both per square kilometer and per capita, than in other regions. However, because incomes are low, the financial burden is greater than elsewhere. As a consequence, maintenance has been neglected and the condition of the infrastructure has deteriorated, increasing the costs of operations. This situation is accentuated by failures in the management and regulation of operators.
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Abidjan Addis Ababa Africa Infrastructure Country AICD air transport aircraft airlines airports allocation Angola appendix average base scenario Benin Botswana budget Burkina Faso buses Cameroon Camrail capacity capital cargo Chad cities concession condition connectivity costs Cote d'lvoire Dakar Douala economic estimated Ethiopia expenditure fares figure finance fragile freight fuel levy Gabon Ghana Guinea improve Infrastructure Country Diagnostic institutions investment Kenya kilometer Lagos Lesotho low-income Madagascar Malawi Mali Middle-income million minibus Mozambique Namibia needs Nigeria operators passenger percent of GDP percentage Periodic maintenance port pragmatic scenario private sector rail railways regional rehabilitation Republic of Congo require Resource-rich revenues road agency road fund road network routes rural roads Rwanda safety Senegal Source South Africa spending standard Sub-Saharan Africa Sudan Table Tanzania Togo tonnes traffic transport infrastructure transport sector Uganda vehicles West Africa World Bank Zambia