National Transportation Master Plan Study

Project Summary

Approval Date 25 Oct 2009
Signature Date 30 Mar 2010
Planned Completion Date 30 Dec 2013
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Dec 2014
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Transport
DAC Sector Code 21023
Commitment U.A 354,000
Status Completion

Project General Description

This study concerns the preparation of a Transportation Master Plan. It's designed by the Government by the support of the African Development Bank Middle Income Countries Trust Fund. The study should involve the following: (i) a review of the national transport policy in terms of progress made in its implementation as well as its relevance to current needs; (ii) a review of the existing systems, organizational and institutional arrangements and division of functions within the country, in relation to transport; (iii) an assessment of the performance of the sector over the past five to ten years; (iv) estimating and projecting annual demand for international and domestic passenger and freight traffic for the next 10 years for all modes of transport; (v) developing transport policy, sector strategies, organizational and institutional development plan for a 10-year time horizon covering infrastructure development, operation & maintenance as well as the provision of transport services by sub sector; (vi) reviewing current selection, prioritization and resource allocation criteria used in the sector, particularly with regards to capital investment decisions and prepare a phased program of investment in each of the sub-sector; (vii) preparing a transportation master plan for a 10-year time horizon.

Project Objectives

The objective of this study is to prepare transportation master plan covering a period of ten years up to (2011 – 2021), including a program of investments with an estimate of associated economic rates of returns for the various components and a time-bound action plan.


The main beneficiary of the study is the Government of Eswatini.

Participating Organization

Middle Income Countries Fund
Government Of Swaziland
Ministère des Travaux Publics et des Transports
Ministry of Public Works and Transport


IATI identifier 46002-P-SZ-DB0-011
Last Update 26 Jan 2023


Contact Details

Name KATALA Jumbe Naligia

Geographic Location

Country Eswatini
Coordinates Location Name
-26.31667 31.13333 Mbabane