Maldives Clean Environment Project (WB-P160739)

  • Maldives
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jun 23, 2017
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Ministry of Finance and Tresury
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Climate and Environment
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Water and Sanitation
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 17.50 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)
$ 17.50 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 May 3, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Oct 11, 2016

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Project Description

This project provides financing for improved solid waste management in selected zones in the Maldives. The components of the project include:

  • development and improvement of National Solid Waste Management Strategy;
  • establishment Regional Waste Management Systems in Zones II, IV, and V through providing equipment, accessing roads and building necessary facilities;
  • completion of island-level facilities for managing the collection, segregation, on-site treatment, and storage of residual waste until final transfer to the common facility;
  • provision of an immediate response to an eligible emergency.


Investment Description

Contact Information

World Bank:
Contact: James Orehmie Monday
Title: Senior Environmental Engineer

Contact: Gaurav D. Joshi
Title: Senior Environmental Specialist

Ministry of Finance and Treasury

Implementing Agencies
Name: Ministry of Environment and Energy, MEE
Contact: Ahmed Murthaza
Title: Director General


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