CHINSALI - NAKONDE ROAD REHABILITATION PROJECT (NORTH-SOUTH CORRIDOR) (AFDB-P-ZM-DB0-003)

Countries
  • Zambia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Jul 10, 2015
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Borrower
Government of Zambia
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Sectors
  • Construction
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 137.64 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)
$ 182.41 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ AFDB website

Updated in EWS Mar 20, 2018


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Project Description

The main components of the entire project include:

  1. Civil Works for;
    1. the Rehabilitation of the Chinsali - Nakonde road section (210km) in Zambia;
    2. Rehabilitation of 50km of feeder roads and
    3. Complementary Initiatives/ Social Infrastructure
  2. Consulting Services for
    1. Design Review and Supervision of the Works;
    2. Sensitisation of project area inhabitants on HIV/AIDS, STIs, Communicable Diseases and Environmental Protection;
    3. project Audits - Financial and Technical;
    4. Monitoring and Evaluation of Project Impacts;
    5. Road Safety and
    6. Sector Studies - Feasibility and Detailed Engineering Design of Feira crossing in Luangwa (Zambezi River).
  3. Trade Facilitation
  4. Resettlement and Compensation
  5. Institutional Support.

The civil works for the Chinsali - Nakonde road section will be implemented in two lots, namely, Lot 1: Isoka - Nakonde (110km) and Lot 2: Chinsali - Isoka (100km). The civil works are to be implemented in parallel, estimated construction time of 30 months (2.5 years) for each.

This project is part of the Programme for Infrastructure Development In Africa (PIDA)

Investment Description
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
Contact Information

MALINGA Richard

*No further contact information provided at the time of disclosure*

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