• Rwanda
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
May 25, 2017
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Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Republic of Rwanda
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  • Infrastructure
  • Transport
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 81.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 104.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 13, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Nov 21, 2016

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Project Description
The development objective of Lake Victoria Transport Program Project is to improve the efficient and safe movement of goods and people along the regional corridor from the border crossing at Rusumo to the border crossing at Nemba and Rusizi together with upgrades to road asset management and road safety in Rwanda. This project has two components. 1) The first component, Improving the physical infrastructure, aims for the improvement of the primary infrastructure through design, build and multi-year maintenance has the following two subcomponents: (i) Road Infrastructure - Upgrading Ngoma-Nyanza road Lot 2: Kibugabuga-Shinga - Gasoro (66.55 kilometers); and (ii) Implementation of the Resettlement Action Plans (RAPs). 2) The second component, Improving the institutional infrastructure and implementation assistance, aims to provide support to strengthen and harmonize the institutional framework to ensure safe and efficient operation of private and public transport including cargo and transit traffic, and capacity building and assistance to support implementation of the project. It has the following two subcomponents: (i) Monitoring/supervision of Upgrading Ngoma-Nyanza road Lot 2: Kibugabuga- Shinga - Gasoro (66.55 kilometers); and (ii) Technical Assistance (TA) to Rwanda Transport Development Agency (RTDA) and Ministry.
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Borrower/Client/Recipient Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Republic of Rwanda Caleb Rwamuganza Permanent Secretary and Secretary to the Treasury Implementing Agencies Rwanda Transport Development Agency (RTDA) Guy Kalisa Director General 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: