Sustainable Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Program (WB-P163732)

  • Tanzania
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jun 26, 2018
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  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 350.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 740.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 14, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jun 6, 2017

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Project Description

The development objective of the Sustainable Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Program Project for Tanzania is to increase access to rural water supply and sanitation services in participating districts and strengthen the capacity of select sector institutions to sustain service delivery.Water Sector Development Program (WSDP-2) runs from 2016 to 2019. WSDP-2 is a national program that is specifically intended to strengthen sector institutions for integrated Water Resources Management (WRM) and improve access to water supply and sanitation services across Tanzania. WSDP-2 will be followed by the WSDP-3 from 2020 to 2025.It has five components. (i) Water Resources Management (WRM) is to ensure availability of water for socioeconomic development and environmental sustainability; (ii) Rural Water Supply is to provide improved quality and quantity of drinking water for the rural population, sustained through improved district-level capacity, effective local water user entities, private sector participation, and integration of sanitation in the design and implementation of rural water projects; (iii) Urban Water Supply and Sewerage is to improve and sustain quality and quantity of water supply and sanitation services for urban populations managed by financially autonomous and commercially viable Urban Water and Sewerage Authorities while providing efficient and cost-effective services; (iv) Sanitation and Hygiene is to provide access to improved sanitation and hygiene facilities to 75 percent of the population in rural and urban settings by 2019; and (v) Program Delivery Support is to provide facilitative services that support all other components to deliver planned outputs and expected outcomes.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
Name: Nathalie S. Munzberg, Regional
Safeguards Adviser, OPSES


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