Road Governance Initiative Sustainability Study

The overall objective of this study is to contribute to the effectiveness of the Improved Road Transport Governance (IRTG) initiative as an instrument for improving transport competitiveness in West Africa and to identify appropriate ways and means to sustain it. A further objective is to assess the feasibility of enriching the mandate of the IRTG initiative tomake it into a transport and facilitation observatory. Three main issues are analyzed for the purpose of proposing sustainability recommendations: mandate, institutionalization and financing.