TRANSPORT

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MAIN TYPES OF TRANSPORT
IMPORTANCE OF TRANSPORT
PROBLEMS FACING TRANSPORT

SIMILARITIES BETWEEN MOMBASA PORT IN KENYA AND ROTTERDAM PORT IN THE NETHERLANDS

Both ports are open to use throughout since they are ice free throughout the year Both ports are located at the mouth of drowned rivers namely River Mwachi for Mombasa and river Maas for Rotterdam. Both ports have rich and extensive hinterlands. The Port of Mombasa serves as a developing and agricultural hinterland whereas Rotterdam …

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THE PROBLEMS FACING TANZANIA ZAMBIA RAILWAY (TAZARA)

The following are Problems facing the Tazara railway. Very expensive to maintain due to long distance of 1860km from Dar-es-salaam to Lusaka Its slowness has limited its usage affecting benefits and business potential Changing political priorities of the two governments i.e. Zambia and Tanzania. Inadequate funds to buy new wagons, spare parts hence reducing on …

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BENEFITS OF TANZANIA ZAMBIA RAILWAY (TAZARA)

It has strengthened political and social ties among Tanzania, Zambia, and China Provided landlocked Zambia with a reliable access route to the Indian Ocean. Stimulated mineral exploration and exploitation of copper in Zambia and iron ore, coal, diamond in Tanzania. Promoted plantation agriculture in southern Tanzania like rice and sugar cane in Kilombero valley Growth …

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OBJECTIVES OF TANZANIA ZAMBIA RAILWAYS (TAZARA)

To provide Zambia with an alternative route to the sea for easy export of copper To open up remote parts of southern Tanzania which were rich in coal and iron ore plus northern Zambia To reduce transport costs in importing and exporting goods to and from Zambia. To pave way for mineral exploration particularly copper …

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11 NEGATIVE CONTRIBUTION OF TRANSPORT SECTOR TO THE UGANDA DEVELOPMENT

It should be noted that transport sector has got negative contributions to Uganda’s development. These include; It pollutes air, water and land through fumes by vehicles, trains, ships and other water vessels pollute water from oil spills which endangers aquatic life and water quality. Many accidents occur on roads such as Kampala-Masaka, Kampala-Jinja, on L. …

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8 CONTRIBUTION OF THE TRANSPORT SECTOR TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF UGANDA

8 CONTRIBUTION OF THE TRANSPORT SECTOR TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF UGANDA

The transport sector in Uganda has got both negative and positive contributions to Uganda’s development which include; It facilitates the development of internal trade through movement of goods from areas of production to consumers like roads transport milk, cattle, banana from Mbarara to Kampala, millet, simsim, sorghum from Lira and Gulu to Jinja and Kampala. …

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