Mali - Climate Change Resilience Support Project and COVID-19 in Bamako (AFDB-P-ML-E00-010)

  • Mali
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Financial Institutions
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
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Project Status
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Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Sep 17, 2022
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
  • Climate and Environment
  • Water and Sanitation
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.98 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ AFDB website

Updated in EWS Jun 2, 2023

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Project Description
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According to project documents:

AWF, in partnership with the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) and the Government of Denmark (GoDk), is implementing a regional program to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 and assist in recovery through the preparation of climate-resilient water supply, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and water resources management investments in the capitals and rural areas of five countries in the Sahel (Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger) and the Horn of Africa (Ethiopia, Somalia).

The stated objective of this project is "to strengthen the resilience of the populations of the city of Bamako to the effects of climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic through a sustainable improvement of the drinking water supply, hygiene and sanitation systems, including the improvement of the technical and commercial performance of the water systems in the city of Bamako."

For public latrine construction works, the main activities are: earthworks (earth cuttings, excavations, shoring of excavations, etc.); The foundations; concrete and reinforced concrete structures; masonry work; the cover; coatings; woodwork; sanitary plumbing/faucets; the painting.

This project consists in the construction of twelve (12) latrines in eigth schools and three health centers in the communes V, VI of the districts of Bamako and Kalaban Coro.

Investment Description
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According to project documents, the stated commitment is U.A 1,259,562.67.

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