Cote d'Ivoire Transport Articles & Analysis

Chapter | Transport from The Report: Côte d'Ivoire 2017

After missing out on needed maintenance and expansion work over the past decade, Côte d’Ivoire’s transport infrastructure is receiving some overdue attention. Expansion of transport networks across the country has become imperative, with a headline growth rate of 8.4% in 2016, and increasing urbanisation putting pressure on existing networks. Increased congestion, from both higher domestic and...

Cote d’Ivoire has seen rapid growth since a decade-long bout of civil unrest ended in 2011. The largest economy in UEMOA, and the third largest in ECOWAS, the country accounts for more than 30% of the eight-member bloc’s GDP.

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La quasi-totalité du commerce intérieur ivoirien s’effectuant par la route, l’Etat s’est fixé comme priorité la rénovation de plusieurs axes clés, et de nombreux projets ont démarré récemment ou ont obtenu les financements nécessaires à leur réalisation.

 

Despite the large investments targeted at improving transport infrastructure across the country, insufficient investment in infrastructure maintenance over the years, coupled with rising traffic volumes and informality in the transport sector, have kept costs high and performance figures low. According to the World Bank’s logistics performance...

 

As economic growth opens up new opportunities for the development of domestic industries and attracts foreign direct investment, Côte d’Ivoire’s land transport networks are feeling the pressure. In order to accommodate increased traffic volumes and to further improve connections between urban and rural areas, as well as ease the link between...

 

After missing out on needed maintenance and expansion work over the past decade, Côte d’Ivoire’s transport infrastructure is receiving some overdue attention. Expansion of transport networks across the country has become imperative, with a headline growth rate of 8.4% in 2016 and increasing urbanisation putting pressure on existing networks....

 

How has ICT integration benefitted the transport sector in Côte d’Ivoire?

 

To capitalise on its geographic position, Côte d’Ivoire is investing heavily to revamp and modernise its ageing transport infrastructure. A significant portion of the expansion work is focused on the port of Abidjan, the country’s primary maritime facility and an important source of public revenues. However, with GDP expanding by 8.4% in 2015...