CI-Infrastructure for Urban Development and Competitiveness of second cities (WB-P151324)

  • Ivory Coast
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
Jun 2, 2017
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 120.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 128.00 million
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Bank Documents
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Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Oct 12, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Mar 1, 2016

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Project Description
The objective of the Infrastructure for Urban Development and Competitiveness of Secondary Cities Project for Cote d’Ivoire is to create conditions for improved competitiveness in the target cities in the territory of the recipient. There are four components to the project, the first component being enhancing the performance of economic infrastructure. The objective of component one is to strengthen the key economic infrastructure in the cities of Bouaké and San Pedro to improve the competitiveness of these two cities. This component includes two subcomponents: San Pedro, and Bouake. The second component is the supporting private sector development. The objective of this component is to facilitate the growth of MSMEs in Bouake and San Pedro, with a special focus on agribusiness and trade logistics value chains. This component includes two subcomponents: programmatic approach to inclusive private sector development, and institutional support and capacity building. the third component is the improving institutions, regulations, and urban management. The component aims at strengthening the service delivery capacity of the Bouaké and San Pedro municipalities with respect to managing urban development and providing administrative services. This component includes two subcomponents: operationalization of urban master plans in Bouaké and San Pedro, and improving the provision of municipal services in Bouaké and San Pedro. Finally, the fourth component is the project management. This component includes two subcomponents: project management support, and safeguard management.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
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