A. What is the Charter?
This Charter is a statement of the scope, objectives and participants in the Mombasa Port and Northern Corridor community’s efforts to transform the port and corridor into an efficient, reliable and globally competitive port and corridor.
It provides a preliminary delineation of roles and responsibilities, outlines the Charter objectives, identifies the main stakeholders, and defines the authority of the Steering Committee.
The Charter among other things:
B. Rationale for the Creation of the Charter
The Mombasa Port and Northern Corridor community has noted that transport and logistical inefficiencies are among the biggest impediments to intended performance, in turn leading to high transport costs that are a barrier to trade and investment.
The Charter is a multi-stakeholder institutional mechanism to enable discussions, negotiations and joint planning between stakeholders from the port and corridor community. It involves complex processes with diverse actors.
The Charter aims to provide a space in which stakeholders can share and discuss their interests and coordinate their activities.
It also aims to contribute to a sustainable performance and development of the Mombasa Port and Northern Corridor.
C. Charter Objectives
The Charter aims to achieve the following objectives: