The LAPSSET Corridor. Program is a regional flagship project intended to provide transport and logistics infrastructure aimed at creating seamless connectivity. Youths, local industries to reap more from Lapsset project the Kililana site of the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport Corridor Project. The multi-billion-dollar LAPSSET project promises to transform Kenya — including the oldest Swahili settlement on the African coast. LAPSSET.

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Residents will be compensated for the acquisition. Kenya Airports Authority has made plans to operationalise the airport lapswet facilities are in place by mid The construction works for this section has progressed to In the news More news.

As an early delivery strategy, the Ministries of Energy and Petroleum as well as Transport and Infrastructure have adopted an integrated approach for the development of the crude oil pipeline and the road from Lamu-Lokichar.

The government has embarked on improving facilities at the three airports to provide for air travel services in the interim to enhance accessibility to the corridor. Indeed, Kenyans and Ethiopians will soon be able to enjoy improved transport and logistics services and transact business between Addis Ababa, Lamu and Nairobi. The Government of Kenya is soon putting up an Expression of Interest to competitively select the appropriate investors for the development of the crude oil pipeline.

Already both local and international agricultural investors are keen on taking investment opportunities in this area and respective County Governments within the corridor have started receiving enquiries from some of the interested investors. The area also boasts a wide variety of plants and animals, including the big fiveleading to it also being known as the Jewel in the crown.


President Mwai Kibakithrough a special gazette notice, announced the formation of the authority on 1 April with the task of managing the project on behalf of Kenya’s government. Of great significance is the rich agricultural value chain spanning over ten different economic crops whose implementation has begun with the establishment of mega irrigation schemes.

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Donate Donate to the Bretton Woods Project. Archived from the original on 25 April The functions of the Authority are as follows:. South Sudan is optimistic of transporting its first oil via the pipeline in if construction begins immediately after completion of feasibility studies.

This road project does present an opportunity for private sector participation. The project will involve the following components: Kenya is spearheading the development of Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport LAPSSET Corridor Project to strengthen the country’s position as a gateway and a transport and logistics hub to the East African sub-region and the Great Lakes region to facilitate trade, promote regional prkject integration and interconnectivity between African countries.

In addition to this the project is also spearheading the development of associated infrastructure sub projects in particular the High Grand Falls that is envisaged to produce MW of power and provide water to Lamu projcet, Lamu Port and metropolis and irrigation of mega farms planned for the Tana Delta among other areas within the Corridor.

As highlighted in a December report by Belgium-based CSO network Counter Balance, however, such mega-corridors risk promoting a model of development that is incompatible with climate action and the Pproject Development Goals: The plans include rules on land usage and lapdset on private sector and local community involvement. Attractions will include three star to six star hotels, a local art and craft museum, theatres, conference centres and cultural events.


The Government has completed construction works on the 1. Improvement works are already complete for the airport terminal building. By using this site, you agree pronect the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Lamu Port and Lamu-Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor – Wikipedia

The road from Lamu will pass through Hola and Bura to Garissa. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. As such considerations are being made to commence construction of crude oil pipeline from Lokichar to Lamu Port to evacuate Kenyan oil as more preparations are made to complete negotiations on the construction of joining crude oil pipelines from Uganda and South Sudan oil fields.

The Government has so far allocated KES 4.

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Bythe railway line is expected to handle 30 daily trains to Juba and 52 to Addis Ababa. Retrieved 13 August In January32 councillors led by chairman Adan Ali and Town Clerk Morris Ogolla and legislators, professionals, women group leaders were briefed by government officials on the importance of the resort city. Higher figures than the above table can be realized.

In addition to the above the Government of Kenya lapssset the Government of South Sudan, working together with the World Bank recently completed feasibility studies and detailed engineering designs for the Lokichar – Nadapal — Torit – Juba Road whose construction works will begin soon once finances are mobilised.