Zanzibar Urban Services Project Additional Financing (WB-P155392)

  • Tanzania
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jun 13, 2016
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  • Infrastructure
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 55.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 55.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 14, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Feb 8, 2016

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Project Description
The objective of the Additional Financing for the Zanzibar Urban Services Project for Tanzania was to improve access to urban services in Zanzibar and conserve the physical cultural heritage at one public location within stone town. The Additional Financing (AF) will scale up the impacts and capital investments of the project, as well as enhance and sustain the institutional strengthening activities, and provide the enabling infrastructure to support local economic development and livelihoods. It will include support for (i) durable solutions for urban sanitation, with the first sanitary land fill and sludge treatment facility, (ii) urban upgrading, cultural heritage preservation, and place making, (iii) new systems to improve sustainability of municipal finance for service delivery, (iv) scaling-up small-scale investments in Pemba island, and (v) corresponding institutional strengthening.
Investment Description

Contact Information
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