Albania Water Resources and Irrigation Project Additional Financing (WB-P162786)

Countries
  • Albania
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
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Feb 22, 2018
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Borrower
Government of Albania
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Construction
  • Law and Government
  • Water and Sanitation
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 26.75 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)
$ 26.75 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 Mar 1, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Nov 6, 2017


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Project Description

This project provides additional financing for establishing a strategic framework for Albania to manage water resources nationally and at the level of the Drin-Buna and Semani River basins, and to improve irrigation service delivery in selected muncipalities. The additional financing scales up investments in the rehabilitation and modernization of dam and irrigation infrastructure, and institutional support. 

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Contact:Pieter Waalewijn
Title:Sr Water Resources Mgmt. Spec.

Borrower/Client/Recipient
Name:Government of Albania
Contact:Arben Ahmetaj
Title:Minister of Finance
Email:Arben.Ahmetaj@financa.gov.al

Implementing Agencies
Name:Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Water Administration
Contact:Mr. Irfan Tarelli
Title:Director General of Water and Land Administration
Email:Irfan.Tarelli@bujqesia.gov.al

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