• Sudan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Port Sudan
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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
Oct 23, 2017
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Government of Sudan
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Amount (USD)
Not Disclosed
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ AFDB website

Updated in EWS Dec 10, 2019

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Project Description

According to bank documents, the objective of the project is to improve the availability, reliability, and quality of water supply as well as ensuring sustainability and equity throughout the city of Port Sudan, and to improve sanitation and hygiene practices to ensure improved health of all residents.

The Specific objectives are: 1. Improve availability and reliability of water supply to Port Sudan.The package is expected to lower non-revenue water by 5% and increase supplies by 12,500m3/day;2. Improve flood protection of the water supply sources and transmission network;3. Improve operational capacity of the RSSWC to manage their network;4. Reduction in the cost of water supply for the poorest residents;5. Improved integrated water resource management. Components The project has three components: 1. Capacity Development 2. Water supply rehabilitations 3. Project Management

Investment Description
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)

Total cost: 20660000
Currency: UAC

Source(s) of financing
Cofinanced: 20660000

Contact Information

Task Manager: SHOJI Hikaru, RDGE2


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