Emmanuel Longo is an Engineer with now over 18 years of experience in Transport Policy planning, Rural and urban transport, Road Safety, regional Integration, land-use, air quality, and climate change.
As Advisor at Ministry of Transport and the Director General of Planning, Policy, Training & Research; he coordinates the World Bank Sustainable Urban Transport management programme of Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) and the EU funded EAC-SADC-COMESA Transport & Trade facilitation programme.
He was Project Manager at the Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NCRIP) Heads of States of Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya and Rwanda’s initiative for Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), development of common policies and their subsequent regional harmonization and now, the integration of Republic of South Sudan to East Africa Community through Infrastructure development.
Prior to that, he was a National Consultant with the World Bank funded: Local Government Service Delivery Project (LOGOSEED), Road and River Transport strategy development, South Sudan’s Road Sector Development Programme 2016-2020 and South Sudan East Africa Trade and Transport Facilitation Regional Programme (SS-EATTRP). In the past, he worked as an Engineer with USAID, UNDP and UNICEF respectively.
He is the founder of The South Sudan Sustainable Network Solution (formerly called Sudan Climatic Change Network). The network provides a platform to foster policy dialogue. This space allows bringing on board local and international voices into the policy, legislative and developmental dialogue as well as actions through advocacy, research, lobbying, and awareness raising to accelerate and scale up public awareness on both SDG 2030 & African Union 2063 agendas, Climate Change and Justice for a resilient South Sudan.
Mr. Longo has Masters and Undergraduate degree in Engineering