GEF sustainable cities AF to the Senegal Stormwater management and CCA project (WB-P158415)

  • Senegal
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Voting Date
Apr 13, 2017
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  • Water and Sanitation
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 5.50 million
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Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Sep 24, 2017

Disclosed by Bank May 5, 2016

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Project Description
The development objective of the Stromwater Management and Climate Change Adaptation Project for Senegal is to reduce flood risks in peri-urban areas of Dakar and improve capacity to plan and implement sustainable city management practices, including climate resilience, in selected urban areas. The proposed AF would scale up the current project’s sustainable cities sub-component (A3) through the following activities: (i) strengthening the national urban policy framework to promote cities’ sustainability, including climate resilience through; (ii) mainstreaming of integrated sustainability and resilience planning tools in the two selected pilot cities of Diamniadio and Saint-Louis; (iii) improvement of planning and management capacities of the two pilot cities; as well as key central Government stakeholders; (iv) small-scale investments in the two pilot cities as a demonstration of the local and global environmental benefits anticipated from the application of sustainable cities’ practices and tools; and (v) knowledge sharing and partnership development on sustainable cities and climate resilience at multiple levels.This project was initially financed through an IDA credit of USD 55.6 million equivalent. It was approved on May 10, 2012 and became effective on November 21,2012. The original closing date was December 31, 2017. The project benefited from an additional financing (AF) through an IDA credit of USD 35 million and a Nordic Development Fund (NDF) contribution of USD 5.0 million, which approved on May 27, 2015 and became effective on September 28, 2015. The project closing date is December 31, 2019.
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