THE GED AFRICA ROUTE WILL
La Route GED-Afriqued'
A GOL-Afrika útvonal
ABOUT GED AFRICA
GED Africa Limited (GED Africa) is a project management firm with construction, infrastructure development and project management experience. It has a highly qualified and experienced executive team, with a deep-rooted understanding of African business sectors. GED Africa’s professional structure is capable of delivering world-class infrastructure projects with modern functionalities and enhanced operating systems and processes.
The GED Africa Route Project is a regional corridor development initiative, conceptualised by GED Africa, and structured as a 25-year build-operate-transfer project between the subsidiaries of GED Africa (GED Congo and GED Zambia), and the Governments of the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Zambia under separate concession agreements.
The GED Africa Route aims to make Africa globally competitive and achieve developmental impact through modern infrastructure implementation.
Through bilateral government cooperation, community support, international financing, and world-class engineering expertise, GED Africa facilitates trade and unlocks regional potential.
The GED Africa Route is being developed in collaboration with the Governments of the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Zambia. It will serve the people of both nations through trade facilitation and the fulfilment of sustainable socio-economic growth potential, ultimately improving industries and livelihoods across the region.
GED AFRICA GOALS
|Creation of a viable, world-class alternative transport route and border crossing between the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Zambia;
|Alleviation of congestion at the existing Kasumbalesa facility and acceleration of economic growth;
|Enhanced international trade efficiencies and a contribution to sustainable socio-economic development;
|Improved connectivity and the unlocking of the potential of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s mining industry, the Republic of Zambia’s agricultural sector and the port of Dar es Salaam; and
|Increased regional trade and economic activity between Haut-Katanga Province (DRC) and Luapula Province (Zambia) through modern infrastructure development.
OUR KEY FOCUS AREAS
Faster, more efficient regional and cross-border trade.
Training and localisation, job creation and improved connectivity to the benefit of local communities.
SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC GROWTH
Bridging the gap between the Copperbelt’s mineral wealth, Lualaba’s agriculture potential and the port of Dar es Salaam.