Puhovichi Solid Waste Project (EBRD-46960)

Countries
  • Belarus
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Druzhnyi, 45 km outside of Minsk
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Financial Institutions
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Jul 5, 2017
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Borrower
REPUBLIC OF BELARUS
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Sectors
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Amount (USD)
Not Disclosed
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Jun 28, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Mar 27, 2017


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Project Description
This involves a EUR 5 million sovereign loan to the Republic of Belarus for the construction of the first EU regulations compliant regional landfill in the country and related infrastructure. The proceeds of the loan and the grant will be used to finance the upgrade of a solid waste management system in the Puhovichi and Cherven Districts through i) the construction of an EU regulations compliant landfill, ii) a waste sorting facility, and iii) vehicles and equipment for improvement of the waste collection system. EBRD will seek to co-finance the Project with an investment grant from an international donor.
Investment Description
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Contact Information
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