Cameroon Transport Sector Development Project (WB-P150999)

  • Cameroon
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Oct 27, 2016
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.
Government Republic of Cameroon
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Transport
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 192.00 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.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 206.70 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 @ WB website

Updated in EWS Oct 12, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jun 1, 2016

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Project Description
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The development objectives of Transport Sector Development Project for Cameroon are to: (a) strengthen transport planning; (b) improve transport efficiency and safety on the Babadjou-Bamenda section of the Yaounde - Bamenda transport corridor; and (c) enhance safety and security at selected airports. This project has four component. 1) The first component, Transport Planning and Capacity Building, aims at strengthening the capacity of the public sector in the planning, development, management and maintenance of transport infrastructure. It has the following subcomponents: (a) Training in transport planning, including data collection and management of modeling tools; (b) Institutional strengthening studies; (c) Preparation of the transport priority investment program (TPIP); (d) Identification and preparation of pilot transport infrastructure PPP projects; and (e) Development of a resilience and climate change adaptation strategy for land transport. 2) The second component, Road Transport Efficiency Improvement, is expected to reduce travel time between Babadjou and Bamenda by improving physical and safety conditions on the most degraded section of the priority road corridor linking the capital city of Yaoundé to Bamenda. It has the following subcomponents: (a) Rehabilitation and reconstruction of the Babadjou-Bamenda road section of the Yaoundé-Bamenda road corridor; (b) Provision of complementary infrastructure along the Babadjou-Bamenda Road section; (c) Strengthening road safety oversight; and (d) Strengthening of road asset management through provision of technical assistance and equipment. 3) The third component, Air Transport Safety and Security Improvement, focuses primarily on facilitating International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) effective implementation (EI) rating of Aerodrome and Ground Assistance (AGA) at project airports (Yaoundé, Douala, Garoua
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