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31.10.2016
Implementation of EGNOS- Satellite Based Augmentation System in Eastern Africa   On September 5-7th 2016, the... Read more
18.10.2016
Information Notice Effective October 1st, Mr. Sémou Diouf Deputy Director of EGNOS Africa Joint Programme... Read more
20.09.2016
JPO participates at the 30th meeting of the Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) Interoperability... Read more
01.09.2016
 The 26th of July 2016 marked the beginning of cooperation between ECCAS and the Joint Programme Office (... Read more

Glossary

Check termoninology of the projects within the aviation programme. Read more

Programme background

The aviation sector is vital for socio-economic development in Africa, as it plays a key role in promoting international trade, tourism and regional integration. The sector is particularly important due to...

Programme organisation

The programme is managed both through partly decentralised and joint management. On the partly decentralised level, the Secretary General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States. The programme has two main components - Air Transport and Satellite Service Applications - each of which will be organized individually. The Air Transport component has two subsections: Improvement of Aviation Safety and Improvement of Aviation Security...

Programme objectives

The programme has a number of key objectives. These include the harmonisation of aviation safety and security regulations at regional and national levels and the improvement of aviation safety through technical assistance and training...

Programme documents

Projects within the Aviation in Africa Programme

Projects within the Programme

AVSEC

Aviation Security as defined by ICAO is safeguarding civil aviation against acts of unlawful interference. This objective is achieved by a combination of measures and human and material resources... Read more

SAFIR

The SAFIR project (Satellite navigation services for AFrIcan Region) aims at initiating capacity building on the subject of implementation of EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service) in Africa... Read more

SIASA

The grant contract between the Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) related to the “Support to the Improvement... Read more

TREGA

Safe and cost-effective air navigation is a key concern for Africa's aviation sector and there is much to be done in order to meet international requirements. Read more