Mali - Rural Mobility and Connectivity Project (WB-P160505)

  • Mali
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jul 17, 2017
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  • Industry and Trade
  • Infrastructure
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 70.00 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)
$ 76.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 25, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jul 27, 2016

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Project Description
The development objective of the Rural Mobility and Connectivity Project for Mali is to improve and sustain road access of farming communities to markets and basic services in the project area, and, in the event of an eligible crisis or emergency, to provide immediate and effective response to it. The project comprises of four components. The first component, rural roads improvement consists of following sub-components: (i) rural roads improvement works; (ii) small common facilities; and (iii) preparatory and other studies. The second component, routine maintenance and road safety focuses on the routine maintenance of rural roads in good condition improved by the project or by other development partners. It consists of following sub-components: (i) routine maintenance mechanism; (ii) routine maintenance works; and (iii) road safety. The third component, operational support consists of following sub-components: (i) project management; (ii) social safeguards; and (iii) citizen engagement. The fourth component, contingent emergency response will be available should the need arise to redirect some of the project resources to contribute with other projects in the Mali portfolio to responding to an emergency.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
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