• Liberia
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Financial Institutions
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Sep 13, 2018
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  • Infrastructure
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.71 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)
$ 0.71 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 @ AFDB website

Updated in EWS Mar 8, 2020

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Project Description

The project primary objective is to support the Government of Liberia strengthen its capacity to deliver the much needed services to its people.
The project intends to:

  • undertake feasibility studies and provide a master plan for the Buchanan Economic zone and Special Agro Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZs) in Liberia,
  • prepare sector strategies and programs for key sectors of the economy to support the Government’s National Development Strategy,
  • develop the Ministry of Public Works’ Five-Years (2019-2024) Infrastructure Strategic Plan, and
  • organise a Infrastructure Sector Review Conference for inputs to ensure a broadbased consultative process involving stakeholders from public, private, civil society organizations and government institutions.

    (Source: taken from summaries of EOI in disclosure).
Investment Description
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)

Total cost: 1000000
Currency: UAC

Source(s) of financing
Cofinanced: 1000000

Contact Information

Task Manager: YEANAY Alex Saye, RDGW/ no contact details provided at the time of disclosure


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