TanRAP is one of the key milestones of the Ten Step Plan for Safer Road Infrastructure Project, aiming at building institutional capacity in the country and contributing to the Government of Tanzania efforts to reduce road injuries and fatalities in line with the Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021 – 2030.
On 14 September 2022, TanRAP funding and supporting organisations convened in Dar es Salaam to mark the launch of the project, chaired by Hon. Atupele Mwakibete, the Deputy Minister (Transport), Ministry of Works and Transport. Full press release can be found here.
Jointly funded by the United Nations Road Safety Fund (UNRSF) and by the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (UKAid), through the Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF) of the World Bank, the Ten Step Plan Tanzania is a 30-month project designed to meet the specific needs of Tanzania and build sustainable institutional capacity, impact and partnerships. Under the guidance of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) the project is being implemented by a consortium led by the International Road Federation (IRF), and includes the International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP), the World Road Association (PIARC) and the Tanzania Roads Association (TARA). The project has brought together the Government of Tanzania through MoWT, TANROADS, TARURA, National Institute of Transport (NIT), and other leading institutions, NGOs and industry stakeholders in Tanzania.