Lomé-­‐Ouagadougou Corridor Road Governance Report

Road Harassment on the Lomé-­‐Ouagadougou corridor has been documented by the UEMOA/USAID Trade Hub Road Governance initiative since October 1st 2006.

The corridor is 1020 km long of which 746 km is in Togo and 274 in Burkina Faso. In 2012, a study by the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) found 137 km of road in good condition, and 644 km in fair condition and 239 km in bad condition. The same study registered a traffic level of 600 trucks per day at Cinkansé border of which 50% were heavy trucks. The following graphs are based on data collected from truck drivers through the Road Governance Initiative, better known as l’Observatoire des pratiques anormales or OPA for short.