LAPSSET Project’s inaugural Global Investment Conference Set for October in Nairobi

The Kenya & East Africa Management Services Company (KEAMSCO), working in partnership with the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KNCCI) will be hosting the inaugural LAPSSET Global Investment Conference in Nairobi on October 26th to 29 2015.

The theme of the conference is Building Africa’s transformative & game-changer Infrastructure towards delivering a Just & Prosperous Kenya.

The LAPSSET Program is by far Africa’s most ambitious integrated infrastructure Project at an investment value of US$26 billion, and brings together the 5 East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda & South Sudan.

Lapsset transport

Construction of the first 3 Lamu Port berths is already underway, as well as a number of other ancillary infrastructure developments by Kenya under the Vision 2030 Flagship Projects.

This Summit therefore provides an excellent opportunity for Kenya & the region to market it’s infrastructure credentials to a diverse group of over 200 global participants, for investors to learn more about the lucrative investment opportunities in Africa’s most audacious infrastructure program, interact with key decision-makers driving the process, and through the exhibition, show-case the diverse firms products, services & capabilities to deliver on projects of this size and nature.

Key participants  and Speakers include the Kenyan Presidency under which the LAPSSET Corridor Program’s Secretariat is domiciled, the Key line Ministries of Transport & Infrastructure, the PPP Secretariat, Energy & Petroleum; Transport & Infrastructure, leading local investors from the Kenya Chamber of Commerce & Industry as well as several embassies & Trade delegations from Europe & the Americas.

Other participants include global logistics, shipping, Oil & Gas firms & Infrastructure services firms like Kuehne & Nagel, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Centum Investments, Amu Power, Inros Lackner, the German-Africa Business Association, The Bremen Chambers of Commerce & Trade, the African Private-Equity & Venture Capital Association (AVCA) as well as the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA).

Some of LAPSSET Program’s infrastructure investment opportunities include:LAPSSET oil projects

A 32-berths bustling port at the picturesque Manda Bay, Lamu along the Indian Ocean

A streamlined, standard-gauge railway line traversing Port Lamu to Juba (South Sudan) and Addis Abeba (Ethiopia).

A vast and fully integrated road system, easing ground transport throughout East Africa, opening up Central & West Africa through the transport corridor.

Extensive oil pipelines linking the newly discovered oil-fields of Uganda, South Sudan, Northern Kenya and Ethiopia to Port Lamu.

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