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MTC Transport Hub

The Transport Hub was established to identify and coordinate key projects and policy interventions required in the transport sector in order to develop Botswana as a transport hub within the SADC region. The goal is to transform the transport and logistics industry into a major growth sector to stimulate economic diversification of the country. 

 

Mission    

 

To create an enabling environment that encourages transport service providers and their customers to flourish through investment, entrepreneurship and efficiency.

 

Strategic Objectives

 

The Hub will accomplish its mission by pursuing the following strategies;

 

§  Create an “enabling environment” through constant interaction between the Public and Private sectors.

§  Develop and collate an understanding of the needs and requirements of the transport/logistics industry

§  Participate in all forms of interaction with potential investors, operators and other key stakeholders within the industry.

§  Drive and co-ordinate the various projects that have already been identified and develop new initiatives and projects.

§  To create a massive awareness on the competitive advantages of Botswana to investors/operators in transport and logistics in terms of location and incentives.

§  Actively promote what the Transport Hub is doing to achieve these goals and market the opportunities for investment that are being created.

 

Policies and projects by the Hub

 

      i.        The Transport Hub Business Plan,

     ii.        Development of an Integrated Transport Policy,

    iii.        Regional Integration of Botswana’s Transport Sector;

   iv.        Development of a Dry Port at Walvis Bay;

    v.        Construction of a bridge over the Zambezi river at Kazungula;

   vi.        re-feasibility studies for Trans-Kalahari railway,

  vii.        Mosetse-Kazungula and Mmamabula-Ellisras rail links;

 viii.        Open Skies policy to attract international carriers;

   ix.        Development of A Multi-Modal Air Cargo Hub;

    x.        Heavy Haul Railway Line between Botswana and Mozambique.

 
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