Sahel Irrigation Initiative Support Project (WB-P154482)

  • Burkina Faso
  • Chad
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Niger
  • Senegal
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Feb 10, 2016
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Governments of Chad, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Mauritania
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 170.00 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)
$ 198.25 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 Sep 23, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Dec 15, 2015

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Project Description
This project finances the improvement of stakeholders' planning, investment and management capacity for irrigation service and increase irrigated areas in selected areas in the six countries across the Sahel. This includes the development of new small to medium scale irrigation systems, as well as the modernization of institutional framework of the irrigation sector through technical assistance such as training and knowledge management services.
Investment Description

Contact Information
World Bank Contact: Francois Onimus Title: Sr Water Resources Spec. Tel: 458-9407 Email: Contact: Elisee Ouedraogo Title: Senior Agriculture Economist Tel: 5354+6308 Email: Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: The Government of Chad Name: GOVERNMENT OF BURKINA FASO Contact: Ministry of Economie and Finances Title: Minister of Economie and Finances Tel: 0022625312550 Email: Name: Government of Mali Name: Government of Niger Contact: Ministry of Economy and Finances Name: GOVERNMENT OF MAURITANIA Contact: Ministry of Economy and Development Name: Government of Senegal Tel: 338892100 Implementing Agencies Name: CILSS Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel Contact: Djime Adoum Title: Executive Secretary Tel: (226) 5037-4125 Email: 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 You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: