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Leipzig – The voice of Africa – and South Africa - is certainly needed in addressing transport challenges, Jose Viegas, secretary general of the International Transport Forum (ITF) told Fin24.

“In the new transport environment developing in the world, which requires a new mind set, it is very important to check, for instance, the quality of data. That is why a global approach, which includes  biodiversity – and certainly the voice of Africa, including SA - is needed,” said Viegas on Friday.

This year the ITF’s global summit focused on two main themes, namely environmental issues and inclusivity of transport.

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