Mozambique Urban Sanitation and Drainage Project (WB-P161777)

  • Mozambique
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Government of Mozambique
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  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 135.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 135.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Dec 4, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Sep 4, 2017

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Project Description

According to bank documents, the project objective is to increase access to sustainable sanitation services in urban areas of Mozambique.

The proposed project represents the first in a ‘Series of Projects’ (SoP) aimed at supporting the implementation of the National Urban Water and Sanitation Strategy and the Integrated Sanitation Program (PIS).

  1. Component 1. Investments in urban sanitation infrastructure and services ($85 million). This component will support increasing access to safely managed sanitation services in targeted cities16 through investments in sanitation and drainage. The component will finance the design, construction, and supervision of sanitation and drainage infrastructure in each targeted city as well as associated environmental and social safeguards assessments. This component will also finance preparation of investment plans, feasibility studies, engineering designs, environmental assessments, and other preinvestment activities for the next set of cities to be included in Project two of the SoP.
  2. Component 2. Strengthening municipal sanitation services ($20 million). This component will strengthen the capacity of the municipalities to provide sanitation services. The municipalities selected will be the ones that benefit from component 1 above.
  3. Component 3. Strengthening sanitation services in Greater Maputo ($15 million). This component will support investment and technical assistance to the municipality of Maputo for the provision of sanitation services. The component will support:
  4. Component 4. Strengthening national sanitation policy and project management ($15 million). This component will strengthen national capacity to (i) support planning, implementation, and monitoring of the national urban sanitation program and (ii) ensure effective project implementation.


Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank:
Shelley Mcmillan
Sr Water Resources Spec.

Republic of Mozambique

Implementing Agency:
National Directorate of Water Supply and Sanitation (DNAAS)
Nilton Trinidade
Director Nacional 

Water and Sanitation Infrastructure Management Agency (AIAS)
Rute Nhamucho


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