Scaling up sustainable transport systems in Rwanda

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Electric mobility is rapidly gaining attraction around the world as an energy efficient solution for transportation of goods and people allowing for the use of renewable energy whilst avoiding tailpipe emissions. Aware of that, the Government of Rwanda (GoR) through its ambitious targets of achieving seamless, green and sustainable transportation, it strives to ensure that safe and environmentally sound transport for goods and people is provided in the country to enable further development, green growth and innovation work and continuous reduction of dependency on fossil fuels in the transport sector.

This event report summarises discussions from an IGC event in partnership with the Ministry of Infrastructure (MININFRA) held on 25 February 2020 and explores learnings from international experiences of electric mobility about the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.