Transport Sector Improvement Project (WB-P151026)

Countries
  • Ghana
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
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Jun 6, 2017
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Borrower
Ministry of Finance
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Sectors
  • Construction
  • Infrastructure
  • Law and Government
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 150.00 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)
$ 150.00 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 @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 23, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 8, 2015


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Project Description
This project finances improvements in the road network in Northern Ghana through three components: i) road asset preservation; ii) improved road safety; and iii) strengthened institutional management of the transport sector.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
World Bank Contact: Petrus Benjamin Gericke Title: Lead Transport Specialist Tel: 473-6092 Email: bgericke@worldbank.org Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: Ministry of Finance Contact: Patrick NOMO Title: Chief Director Tel: +233 302 662448 Email: chiefdirector@mofep.gov.gh Implementing Agencies Name: Ministry of Transport Contact: Twumasi Ankrah-Selby Title: Chief Director Tel: 233302685637 Email: taselby@hotmail.com Name: Ministry of Roads and Highways Contact: Godwin J. Brocke Title: Chief Director Tel: 233302661575 Email: aboretum@hotmail.com ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.