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Benin - Transport Sector Investment Program Project (English)

The strategy objectives of the Transport Sector Investment Program Project relate directly to country issues of competitiveness, administrative capacity, resource mobilization and private sector participation. They are: a) to safeguard the competitiveness of Benin's transport sector and of its transit corridor through open modal competition; b) to improve Government's capacity for planning, programming, and managing transport sector investments; c) to boost infrastructure maintenance resource allocation; d) to boost the recovery of infrastructure user charges; e) to expand private sector participation in public works and maximize its impact on unskilled labor job creation; f) to build capacity in sector institutions and optimize human resource utilization; and g) to protect the environment and import road safety conditions. The main components are: a) paved road construction, rehabilitation and maintenance; b) unpaved road rehabilitation and maintenance; c) institutional strengthening for road network management; d) feeder roads; e) port and maritime improvements; and f) airport rehabilitation.


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    Benin - Transport Sector Investment Program Project

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Benin - Transport Sector Investment Program Project (English). World Development Sources, WDS 1996 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.