Program to expand capacity and road safety for exports (IADB-AR-L1199)

Countries
  • Argentina
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Voting Date
Dec 5, 2016
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Borrower
Government of Argentina
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Construction
  • Education and Health
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 300.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 500.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IADB website

Updated in EWS Jun 21, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jul 13, 2016


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Project Description
The program's objective is to help make the economy of Argentina's central region more productive by improving road infrastructure. The specific objectives are to: (i) improve the quality of traffic flow on National Route 19 (RN 19) by expanding road capacity on the Monte Cristo/San Francisco segment, which will decrease travel times and transportation costs, enhance road safety, and possibly prevent weather-related road closures; and (ii) enhance road safety on the national road network (RVN) by developing public capacity to design and implement a nationwide road safety improvement program, which will increase the number of kilometers of the RVN designed to modern road safety standards.
Investment Description
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
Contact Information
ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF IDB/ IIC The Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (MICI) is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who have been or are likely to be adversely affected by an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) or Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC)-funded project. If you submit a complaint to MICI, they may assist you in addressing the problems you raised through a dispute-resolution process with those implementing the project and/or through an investigation to assess whether the IDB or IIC is following its own policies for preventing or mitigating harm to people or the environment. You can submit a complaint by sending an email to MICI@iadb.org. You can learn more about the MICI and how to file a complaint at http://www.iadb.org/en/mici/mici,1752.html (in English) or http://www.iadb.org/es/mici/mici,1752.html (Spanish).