Kuwait has moved forward with plans to ease traffic congestion and improve transport infrastructure, with the authorities announcing that a major road project is close to completion, while a series of others are ahead of schedule.
Articles & Analysis | Continent-wide agreement to support growing Nigerian aviation industry from The Report: Nigeria 2019
With investment in new airport infrastructure ongoing, the government is undertaking a series of policy and regulatory reforms aimed at improving aviation operations and following international best practice. Chief among these is a recent move to join the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), an agreement among 23 African nations to...
Articles & Analysis | Rapid expansion of the global aviation industry propels investment efforts from The Report: Nigeria 2019
The aviation sector is experiencing rapid growth worldwide, propelled by booming tourism industries, lower air fares and the push for greater connectivity in an increasingly globalised economy. Middle-class expansion has also spurred growth in air travel, as more people are able to afford flights for holidays or business-related travel....
Accounting for the majority of passenger and freight movements, Nigeria’s road network plays a critical role in domestic transport and international trade, although the bulk of its network remains in poor condition and unpaved, a challenge exacerbated by rising traffic volumes. Chronic congestion has had major economic ramifications for the...
Interviews & Viewpoints | Hassan Bello, Executive Secretary and CEO, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC): Interview from The Report: Nigeria 2019
In what ways will the new National Transport Commission (NTC) impact transport regulation?
Articles & Analysis | Policy plans shape Nigeria's transport infrastructure and mid-term macroeconomic development from The Report: Nigeria 2019
Africa’s largest economy and its 14th-largest geographically, Nigeria has seen much of its transport network fall into disrepair in the wake of unprecedented recent economic and population growth, as well as decades of under-investment in critical transport infrastructure.