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Kenya - Horn of Africa Gateway Development Project (English)

The objectives of the Horn of Africa Gateway Development Project for Kenya are to improve: (a) the movement of people and goods and digital connectivity and access to social services to communities at designated locations along the targeted sections of the Isiolo-Mandera Regional Road Corridor; and (b) the capacity of selected transport related institutions in Kenya. The project comprise the following components and sub-components: (1) Improving Movement of People, Goods, and Digital Connectivity component will improve selected roads sections along the Isiolo-Mandera Regional corridor by KeNHA and improve Digital Connectivity and institutional strengthening of ICTA. (2) Facilitation of Regional Trade and Transport component will support to KRA to facilitate trade and support to KeNHA to facilitate transport. (3) Improving Access to Selected Basic Social Services at Designated Locations along Isiolo-Mandera Regional Road Corridor by KeNHA component will support KeNHA to provide socioeconomic infrastructure and services based on a needs assessment by KeNHA at the community level. (4) Institutional Strengthening of Selected Transport and Related Institutions component will strengthen the Institutional Capacities of KeNHA and Associated Institutions; strengthen of the Frontier Counties Development Council; strengthen of the Directorate of Occupational Safety Health and Services; and strengthen the capacity of the National Land Commission (NLC). (5) Contingent Emergency Response component will provide preparedness and rapid response measures to address disaster, emergency and/or catastrophic events, in accordance with the applicable CERC Manual.


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    Kenya - Horn of Africa Gateway Development Project

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    STEP Systematic Tracking of Exchanges in Procurement; Economic Internal Rate of Return; Environmental and Social Impact Assessment; information and communication technology; highway development and management model; fiber optic cable; financing agreement; basic social service; Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome; annual average daily traffic; working plan and budget; Grievance Redress Service; gender based violence; share of import; regional centers of excellence; monitoring and evaluation arrangement; access to sanitation facility; access to health service; transport of hazardous material; lower level of education; access to health care; economic and financial analysis; vehicles per day; Democratic Republic of Congo; real per capita income; resettlement action plan; movement of people; climate change impact; Gender-Based Violence; current account deficit; mean annual temperature; digital connectivity



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Kenya - Horn of Africa Gateway Development Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.