WHAT IS THE LAPSSET CORRIDOR PROGRAM?
The LAPSSET Corridor Program is Eastern Africa’s largest and most ambitious infrastructure project bringing together Kenya, Ethiopia and South Sudan. This mega project consists of seven key infrastructure projects starting with a new 32 Berth port at Lamu (Kenya); Interregional Highways from Lamu to Isiolo, Isiolo to Juba (South Sudan), Isiolo to Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), and Lamu to Garsen (Kenya), Crude Oil Pipeline from Lamu to Isiolo, Isiolo to Juba; Product Oil Pipeline from Lamu to Isiolo, Isiolo to Addis Ababa; Interregional Standard Gauge Railway lines from Lamu to Isiolo, Isiolo to Juba, Isiolo to Addis Ababa, and Nairobi to Isiolo; 3 International Airports: one each at Lamu, Isiolo, and Lake Turkana; 3 Resort Cities: one each at Lamu, Isiolo and Lake Turkana; and The multipurpose High Grand Falls Dam along the Tana River.
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The acronym LAPSSET stands for: Lamu Port, South Sudan, Ethiopia Transport Corridor
LAPSSET is a regional project between the countries of Ethiopia, Kenya and South Sudan with an aim of linking them to each other, and to their neighbors in Eastern Africa.
We are actively seeking investment from firms/consortia interested in the development of various components of the LAPSSET Corridor Program. This is following the approval by cabinet for the projects to be funded under the PPP (Public Private Partnerships) framework. Please contact us for further details on how to prepare your proposal for investment into the LAPSSET Corridor, or visit the Investment page for more details.