Time and Traffic Survey at Moyale Border Post

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Project Overview

The Moyale border is situated along a section of the Trans African highway approximately 780 km South of Addis Ababa and 800 km North of Nairobi (Kenya). Moyale border is a key outpost for the facilitation of trade between Ethiopia and Kenya, mainly processing agricultural products and manufactured goods.
The Governments of Ethiopia and Kenya completed the construction of One-Stop Border Posts (OSBP) facilities at Moyale in 2019 as part of the LAPSSET project.

Scope of work

Proess and IVX carried out a Time and Traffic Survey (TTS) at Moyale border post between Ethiopia and Kenya, and measured border-crossing time in order to identify and explain the extent, and causes of delays, assuming an OSBP setup, to simulate the intended operations.

Services offered

  • Obtained vehicular traffic volume statistics disaggregated by day and vehicle category.
  • Obtained queue time and customs processing times.
  • Established cross-border trader traffic.
  • Undertook a User Satisfaction Survey (USS) of the current facilities at the border to identify and explain the extent and causes of delays.

Location: Kenya-Ethiopia border, East Africa
Client: TradeMark East Africa
Period: September – October 2021


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