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Special Interest Group (SIG)

"Is regional Integration really working?
A look at the Maputo Corridor"
 

2 February 2017
Mbombela (Nelspruit)

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Venue: Emnotweni Casino
The Arena

Nelspruit
GPS coordinates:
25°26'22.45'' S    30°58'3.86'' E

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Cost: Attendance is for free, but booking is essential.
To reserve your seat, kindly log in (for free) and then click on the "Register Now" button at the bottom of this page. 

Preliminary Agenda:

08h30 REGISTRATION, REFRESHMENTS AND NETWORKING
09h00 – 09h30 MCLI 13th Annual General Meeting MCLI Members Only
09h30 – 09h40 Welcome

Mr Harry van Huyssteen

Custodian, Transport Forum

09h40 – 09h55 The Maputo Corridor: Why Efficient Transport Corridors are Critical to Regional Integration and Economic Growth

Dr Mathews Phosa

Chairman

Maputo Corridor Logistics Initiative

09h55 – 10h15 Moving Into the Future: Why Changing MCLI’s Institutional Framework is Necessary

Mrs Barbara Mommen

Chief Executive Officer

Maputo Corridor Logistics Initiative

PANEL 1 REGIONAL INTEGRATION: DOES IT REALLY WORK IN AFRICA?
10h15 – 11h05
  • Why is regional integration still so high on the African development agenda?
  • Is regional integration important?
  • What has worked and what hasn’t?
  • What are the real benefits for trade and economics?
  • What benefits has regional integration shown on the Maputo Corridor?
  • What have been the most likely contributors?
Invites sent to panellists:
  • Claire Hassoun# (Waza Thinktank)
  • Catherine Grant Makorera# (Tutwa Consulting)
  • Graham Smit
  • Odete Semião
  • Tomaz Salamão
11h05 – 11h30 TEA/COFFEE
PANEL 2 THE ROLE OF TRADE FACILITATION IN REGIONAL INTEGRATION
11h30– 12h20
  • How do customs regimes contribute to regional integration?
  • How has the Single Electronic Window contributed to trade on the Maputo Corridor?
  • How has SARS made it easier to trade across borders?
  • Progress on integrating information sharing mechanisms on the corridor and why this is important
  • An assessment of the efficiency and cost effectiveness of the Lebombo/Ressano Garcia Border Post
Invites sent to panellists:
  • MRA
  • SARS
  • SRA
  • CTA – Orzendio Zimba
  • USAID – Evans Chinembiri
  • Jorge Ferraz - Private Sector perspective
12h20 – 12h45 QUESTIONS TO THE TWO PANELS
12h45 – 13h30 NETWORKING LUNCH
PANEL 3 THE USER PERSPECTIVE ON REGIONAL INTEGRATION ON THE MAPUTO CORRIDOR
13h30 – 14h20
  • What is the impact on your operations when Regional Integration doesn’t work?
  • What are the most important things that need fixing?
  • How can we fix these things?
Invites sent to panellists:
  • Hester Ferreira –Delta Clearing
  • Freddy Sinthumule – Ngululu Bulk Carriers
  • Robert Axer – Reinhardt Transport
  • Laurent Demain – CMA CGM
  • Domingos Bie   - Grindrod Terminals
  • Karel Meyer - LBH
PANEL4 RAIL ON THE MAPUTO CORRIDOR
14h20 – 15h10
  • What role has rail infrastructure and rail transport played in integrating the region?
  • The benefits of rail on the Maputo Corridor for hinterland cargo
  • The prospects for increasing bi-directional cargo flow on rail
  • A look into the planning and future demand, capacity and infrastructure development

Invites sent to panellists:

  • Transnet Freight Rail
  • Swaziland Railway
  • CFM
  • Rail Consultants/specialists
15h10 – 15h30 QUESTIONS TO THE PANELS
15h30 - 15h40

Closure and Lucky Draws

(Winners must be present!)

 

 

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