THE CORRIDOR ITSELF WILL PROVIDE IMPORTANT TRANSPORT LINKS, ENERGY CONNECTIONS, AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT FOR KENYA, SOUTH SUDAN, AND ETHIOPIA.
OF POWER Sustainable Business Magazine speaks to Benson Thuita, Corporate Affairs Officer at the LAPSSET Corridor Development Authority, about a major multinational infrastructure development project intended to bring economic and social benefits to millions of people in East Africa. The Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor is an ongoing Kenyan transport and infrastructure project, which will connect a newly built 24 | SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MAGAZINE
port at Manda Bay, Lamu by a standard gauge railway line to Juba in South Sudan and Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. The project, which will also consist of pipelines, road net-
works, and three new airports, resort cities and a high grand falls, is intended to reduce dependence on the Port of Mombasa and expand trade to the northern borders.
Published on Dec 8, 2017