Mumina Wa-Kyendo | Chief Transport Engineer

Mumina Wa-Kyendo, Chief Transport Engineer, AfDB

Mr M. Wa-Kyendo is the Chief Transport Engineer in the African Development Bank in charge of transport programs in Ethiopia, Djibouti and Eritrea and has been the Officer-in-Charge of the Ethiopia Country Office of the Bank since Jan 2017.  Mr Wa-Kyendo, based in Addis Ababa,  holds a MBA, MSC and First Class BSC degrees in Transport and Civil Engineering and a certificate in Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution. He has 28 experience in the transport sector spanning the whole project cycle (project technical design, appraisal , implementation, management and leadership). Mr Wa-Kyendo has knowledge and experience including  in transport service and logistics and its application in trade and regional integration.  Since joining the Bank in 2005, Mr Wa-Kyendo has led project appraisal teams and managed a portfolio of 16 major transport projects in 8  countries (Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia, Djibouti ) and involved in projects and strategy activities in 6 other countries (Sierra Leone, Lesotho, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Eretria, Somalia). Key projects include such transport corridor as  Ethiopia-Kenya , Kenya –Tanzania, Ethiopia – Djibouti – South Sudan, and others


VIP Conference Day 2 @ 09:30

Panel: Well-planned transport corridors in East Africa: Making corridors a success from concept to reality

  •     Developing common strategies - Crucial role of dialogues amongst stakeholders
  •     Planning for future – What growth can be expected?
  •     Adopting industry innovations to enhance efficiency and boost logistics capacity
  •     Partnerships between the railway authorities, development partners & private sectors to yield a fruitful         PPP partnership for development of logistics infrastructure facilities  

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