The Project objective is to provide inclusive and climate resilient rural connectivity in Northern Cote d'Ivoire.
The Project will involve the upgrade and climate proofing of strategic and non-strategic roads in the eleven regions of northern Cote d'Ivoire. It will provide climate resilient transport connectivity, improving access to schools, health services, and centers of economic activity in northern Cote d'Ivoire. The Project will also support the development of climate resilient rural socio-economic infrastructure, including key infrastructure in the agricultural logistics chain. Finally, the Project will build institutional capacity to foster the sustainability of the road sector, in areas such as road safety, road asset management, and road maintenance planning and execution. The Project will be co-financed with the World Bank, through the International Development Association.
The Project will comprise 5 components:
1. Inclusive and resilient rural connectivity infrastructure. This is the largest component of the Project. It will involve the construction and rehabilitation of climate resilient strategic roads, periodic and routine climate-resilient maintenance, and climate-resilience improvement of the non-strategic network;
2. Rural infrastructure, which will include consolidation of the agricultural logistics chain;
3. Support to road sector and capacity building. Institutional support and capacity building, to enhance institutional capacity for sustainability of the development objectives; and
4. Support to project management
5. Contingency emergency response component.
AIIB will jointly co-finance all of component 1, one sub-component of component 2, and all of component 3.
The project is co-financed by:
The Government of Côte d’Ivoire: USD 104.7 million
The IDA Credit (part of the World Bank Group): USD 300 million
The AIIB: USD 200 million
AIIB Team Leader:
Suzanne Shaw - Infrastructure Sector Economist
World Bank Team Leader:
Alphonse Soh - Senior Transport Specialist
Gilbert Ekpini - Coordinator, Côte d'Ivoire Infrastructure Renewal Project (Projet de Renaissance des Infrastructures de Côte d'Ivoire, PRICI), under Ministry of Infrastructure and Road Maintenance
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ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF AIIB
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