South Africa-Air Quality Management in the Greater Johannesburg Area (WB-P170743)

Countries
  • South Africa
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
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
U
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.
Borrower
South Africa National Treasury
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Climate and Environment
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1.00 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 Jan 14, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Nov 1, 2019


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Project Description

According to bank documents, the project’s objective is to improve South Africa’s capacity to address air pollution levels and support development of full-scale Air Quality Management (AQM) plans in the Greater Johannesburg Area (GJA) through provision of specific equipment to measure PM2.5 and other air pollutants, SLCPs and GHGs at existing monitoring stations to expand the capacity of the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) to improve Air Quality Management Planning going forward.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank:
Contact : Ruma Tavorath
Title : Senior Environmental Specialis
Telephone No : 202-458-8996

Borrower:
South Africa National Treasury

Implementing Agency:
South Africa Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
Contact : Dr. Thulie Khumalo
Title : Chief Air Quality Officer
Telephone No : 27-12-399-9188
Email : TKhumalo@environment.gov.za 

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