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BRT+ and the World Bank co-organize a workshop about innovation in Africa, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, June 29, 2018.

The BRT+ Centre of Excellence in collaboration with the World Bank takes the opportunity to organize a Workshop about Innovation in Africa during the Mobilize week in Dar es Salaam. The workshop will be hold June 29, 2018, at the Serena Hotel.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Ian Barrett, Consultant
  • Jackie Klopp, Columbia University
  • Anthony Mobereola, LAMATA
  • Juan Carlos Muñoz, Pontifica Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Virginia Tavares, WRI Brasil
  • Christo Venter, University of Pretoria

The agenda will be structured around four sessions:

  • Session 1: The context of public transport upgrading in African cities
  • Session 2: Reports on BRT lessons in African cities – design, systems, operations
  • Session 3: Academic partnerships to build transformation capacity
  • Session 4: Day one of operations



Event: Innovation in Africa, Towards tailored solutions for African cities

When: Friday, June 29, 2018

Where: Serena Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Registration: via the following link.


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