Master Plan on Logistics: MVC Analysis
Name: Project for Formulation of Master Plan on Logistics in
Northern Economic Corridor – Market and Value Chain Survey – 7 VCs
Client: JICA Study Team headed by Nippon Koei Co.,
Ltd/Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport
The “Market and Value Chain Survey” (MVC) which was part of the preparation of the “Master Plan on Logistics of Northern Economic Corridor”.
The Northern Economic Corridor (NEC) is a critical regional trading route supporting the major part of economic activities in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi with its feeder lines also connecting South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. NEC starts from Mombasa to reach the inland major part of economic activities in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi with its feeder lines also connecting South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. It was expected that the formulation of an integrated development plan of logistics networks along the NEC can greatly catalyze the economic development of the region. It is this transport infrastructure under development and the need to use the infrastructure to catalyze tradable economic activities along the corridor that inter alia, motivates the Survey. The Value Chain (VC) analysis was aimed at catalyzing the increased export production through the NEC infrastructure to increase trade and development along the NEC.
The objectives of the MVC that covered 7 VCs were as follows: