Project Appraisal Reports

14-Nov-2019

Ethiopia - Integrated Agro-Industrial Parks - Support Project (IAIPSP) - Appraisal Report

The Project is supporting the development of four (4) Integrated Agro- Industrial Parks (IAIPs), already commenced by the Government of Ethiopia (GoE)1. In particular, the project will provide part of the infrastructure required for agro-industrial activities on the 4 IAIPs and develop requisite skills and agricultural value chain capacity to ensure competitiveness, productivity and inclusivity in their operation. The GoE, alongside many other Development Partners, is developing the 4 IAIPs to attract private sector investments into agro industrial parks in Tigray (North), Amhara (North West...
14-Nov-2019

Morocco - Rabat-Salé Airport Modernisation And Extension Project (PEMARS) - Project Appraisal Report

The implementation of this project is consistent with efforts to develop the transport sector, including the continued upgrading and modernisation of infrastructure and services to boost the logistical competitiveness of the national economy. The Rabat-Salé Airport Extension and Modernisation Project falls within the framework of the National Airport Master Plan up to 2035 (Ajwae 2035) aimed at supporting various sector policies, especially: (i) the Tourism Vision 2020 targeting 20 million tourists by 2020 and which will have a strong impact on air traffic development; (ii) the Logistics...
14-Nov-2019

Burkina Faso - Support Project for Youth Employment and Skills Development in Rural Areas (PADEJ-MR) - Appraisal Report

The rural sector has enormous agro-pastoral and environmental potential, comprising: 9 million hectares of arable land, about 59% of which is cultivated; 233,500 ha of irrigable land, about 30% of which is currently exploited; 500,000 ha of mud plains that are relatively easy to develop; and enormous potential for the development of irrigation, fishing and aquaculture. The above-mentioned high potential, existing prospects of diversifying crops and increasing yields, and the existence of a local and sub-regional market represent opportunities for stimulating the agricultural and rural sectors.
12-Nov-2019

Cameroun - Projet D'appui au Renforcement de la Gestion des Finances Publiques (Pargefip) - Rapport D’évaluation de Projet - Annexes Techniques

Le Cameroun continue de bénéficier d’une relative stabilité politique. Il est à noter, toutefois, que depuis 2016 les revendications sécessionnistes dans les régions du Nord-Ouest et Sud-Ouest ont fragilisé la situation sécuritaire dans un pays déjà affecté par d’autres poches de fragilité liées notamment aux incursions de la secte Boko-Haram et à l’instabilité à la frontière avec la RCA. En réponse à la crise dans les régions du Nord-Ouest et Sud-Ouest, le Gouvernement a initié plusieurs actions pour notamment, la promotion du bilinguisme et multiculturalisme. Pour rétablir un cadre de vie...
12-Nov-2019

Cameroon - Public Finance Management Strengthening Support Project (Pargefip) - Project Appraisal Report

Cameroon’s major challenge in public finance today is to (i) successfully mobilise more internal budgetary resources from their average level of 13% of GDP to sustainably finance its transformative infrastructure development programme which absorbs over 36% of total public expenditure and (ii) improve the quality of public expenditure linked to public investment. Government prepared a Global Public Finance Management Reform Plan (PGRGFP) to tackle these challenges. This operation will support the implementation of PGRGFP, working in tandem with other TFPs. In addition, Government embarked on...
12-Nov-2019

Cote D’ivoire - Support Project For The Implementation Of The Inclusive Service Delivery Development Programme (Pame - Pdsi) - Project Appraisal Report

The project’s overall objective is to promote strong and inclusive economic growth by building the country's capacity to monitor and evaluate the national development strategy for inclusive service delivery. It comprises three components: (i) build the capacity of structures responsible for the management and monitoring/evaluation of development projects and programmes; (ii) building statistical capacity for the monitoring and evaluation of the national development plan; and (iii) managing projects. The first component aims at building the capacity of the PND Technical Secretariat (ST-PND) to...
12-Nov-2019

Sierra Leone - Three Towns Water Supply And Sanitation Project - Project Appraisal Report

The Bank Group has been supporting the water sector in Sierra Leone since 1968, and to-date the total Bank Group assistance to the water sector amounts to UA61.30 million in six (6) operations of which four (4) were completed, viz: Freetown Sewerage study (1978-1980); Freetown water supply (1978-1982); Extension of Freetown Water Supply Network (1969-1973); and the Water Supply and Sanitation Study (2004-2009) that resulted in the on-going Three Towns Water Supply and Sanitation (TTWSSP) project which was approved in 2010 and the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project (RWSSP which was...
08-Nov-2019

Angola - Economic Diversification Support Program (EDSP) – Project Appraisal Report

Revenue performance improved. Efficiency in public investment and financial management improved, including of Sonangol, the state owned oil company. Improved legal framework and systems for business facilitation and private sector participation through simplified procedures and online platforms. Improved transparency in natural resource management); National Strategy for Climate Change; and Law for the Liberalization of the fuel market for import and distribution. Improved transparency and performance of public enterprises.
08-Nov-2019

Mali - Trans-Sahara Highway Project (TSH- PHASE 2 – BOUREM-KIDAL SECTION) - Project Appraisal Report

This project concerns the Bourem-Kidal Section on the Malian section of the Trans-Sahara Highway (TSH) – an infrastructure at the centre of economic, social, political and security stakes for the continent. The highway is located in the Algiers/Lagos and Dakar/Djibouti Trans-African corridors, identified by the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA), as priority projects to achieve NEPAD objectives by 2020. The 9,022-km TSH serves six countries (Algeria, Niger, Mali, Nigeria, Tunisia and Chad) and comprises one main trunk, Alger/Lagos (4,498 km) and three secondary sections...
08-Nov-2019

Niger - Tamaske-Tahoua and Tamaske-Mararraba Roads Development Project - Appraisal Report

This project, to cost UA 29.46 million in total, concerns: (i) the development and asphalting of the Tamaské-Tahoua road section on a linear distance of 35 km via the Kalfou-Kolloma stretch; and (ii) the asphalting on a linear distance of 30 km of the Tamaské-Mararraba stretch, which is the unpaved portion of the Madaoua-Bouza-Keita-Tamaské-Tahoua road. This second stretch is part of the Madaoua-Tahoua road that the Bank had financed as part of the Tibiri-Dakoro and Madaoua-Tahoua Road Project.
05-Nov-2019

Liberia - Renewable Energy for Electrification in Liberia (Reel Project) - Project Appraisal Reports

The Renewable Energy for Electrification in Liberia (REEL Project) aims at developing the run-of-river Gbedin Falls HPP with a total capacity of 9.34 MW. The power plant will be located in the St. John River in the Nimba County and will connect to the existing cross-border line between Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire through an 8km 33kV evacuation line. The project is expected to become a source of reliable, sustainable and affordable power in the region, allow grid expansion to isolated localities and remote areas, and encourage the connection of a larger amount of households, schools, health...
28-Oct-2019

Multinational - Capacity Building for The Operationalization of the EAPP Regional Power Market Trade Project - Project Appraisal Reports

The Capacity Building for the Operationalization of the EAPP Regional Power Market Trade Project will provide support to EAPP to establish the regional power market trade in Eastern Africa, thereby improving access to reliable, clean and affordable electricity in the Region. The key output is finalization of shadow market operations, i.e. power market modelling and simulation of the existing bilateral trade, which is a final step in the transition to real market trade. Shadow market operations will provide sound data on which to base market design and identify regulatory bottlenecks to inform...
25-Oct-2019

Multinational - Capacity Building for The Operationalization of the EAPP Regional Power Market Trade Project - Project Appraisal Reports

The Capacity Building for the Operationalization of the EAPP Regional Power Market Trade Projectwill provide support to EAPP to establish the regional power market trade in Eastern Africa, thereby improving access to reliable, clean and affordable electricity in the Region. The key output is finalization of shadow market operations, i.e. power market modelling and simulation of the existing bilateral trade, which is a final step in the transition to real market trade. Shadow market operations will provide sound data on which to base market design and identify regulatory bottlenecks to...
22-Oct-2019

Bangui - Mpoko International Airport Modernisation Support Project -Phase I (PAMAB-I) - Project Appraisal Reports

The Central African Republic (CAR) is a landlocked country covering an area of 623,000 km2. It has common borders with Cameroon to the West, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Congo to the South, with Sudan to the East and Chad to the North. The mostly rural population was estimated at 4.7 million in 2015 with an annual growth rate of almost 2%. With a GDP per capita of USD 382 in 2018, CAR is one of the poorest countries in the world. The latest estimates based on recent GDP trends show that the national poverty rate exceeded 75% in 2017. Moreover, out of the 189...
18-Oct-2019

Kingdom of Lesotho - eGovernment Infrastructure Phase II - Project Appraisal Report

The objective of the project is to drive digital finance and financial inclusion by improving access to reliable digital Services, particularly among citizens living in rural and unserved areas. The aim is to provide access to a diverse range of financial products and services for individuals as well as small, medium and large businesses through the expansion of digital infrastructure and services, which will lead to creating jobs, and contributing to Lesotho’s economic growth. Specifically, the project shall: increase data enabled coverage in rural and unserved areas; improve financial...
17-Oct-2019

Zambia - Sustainable Livestock Infrastructure Management Project (SLIMP) - Project Appraisal Reports

The livestock sub-sector’s goal is to transform small-scale livestock farming into sustainable commercialised value chains which contribute to income generation, poverty reduction and employment creation. The Sustainable Livestock Infrastructure Management Project’s (SLIMP) objective is to contribute to poverty reduction through enhanced sustainable use of livestock infrastructure for improved livestock production and productivity, commercialisation and institutional capacity building. This will lead to improved household food and nutrition security, and incomes. SLIMP outcomes include (i)...
16-Oct-2019

Tunisia - Project to develop and equip the power transmission grid (PAERTE) - Project Appraisal Reports

The Project to Develop and Equip the Power Transmission Grid (PAERTE) is an investment initiative aimed at strengthening Tunisia’s transmission network. Its goal is to improve electricity supply quality throughout the country, particularly in the Bizerte, Ben Arous, Sousse, Sfax, and Gabes governorates. The project also aims to strengthen the electricity grid for the integration of renewable energies expected from solar and wind power plants that are being developed. The total project cost is EUR 290 million. It will be co-financed by the Bank Group through the AfDB window (EUR 108 million)...
16-Oct-2019

Sudan - Sustainable Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project for North and South Kordofan - Project Appraisal Reports

The objective of the project is to improve households’ livelihoods and resilience against climate variability and change in the project areas through provision of reliable water and sanitation services, including those of nomadic communities. Project outputs include: 1) Water service improvement to address challenges of water shortage in the target areas; 2) Sanitation and hygiene to promote good sanitation and hygiene practices for improved health; and 3) Capacity development aimed at economic empowerment of communities as well as ensuring sustainability of the investment. The project...
10-Oct-2019

Republic of the Gambia - The Gambia Electricity Access Project (GEAP) - Project Appraisal Reports

The Gambia Electricity Access Project’s ultimate objective is to increase the Gambian population's access to affordable and reliable electricity services. It will involve the construction of Medium and Low Voltage lines, erection of transformers and connection of customers in Lower River, North Bank, Central River, and West Coast regions. From the OMVG Energy Project’s two substations (Brikama and Soma), under physical implementation, the project will provide people (men and women) with electricity access and improve the performance of the National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) by...
04-Oct-2019

Malawi - Sustainable Fisheries, Aquaculture Development And Watershed Management Project - Project Appraisal Report

The purpose of the “Sustainable Fisheries, Aquaculture Development and Watershed Management” Project is to contribute towards poverty reduction through improved fish commodity value addition and increased consumption, strengthened nutritional security, and build climate resilience in Malawi. The outcomes will include improved fisheries and aquaculture productivity, reduction of post-harvest losses and facilitating market oriented intensification along fisheries value chain and strengthened fisheries and watershed management. The project will promote diversification from capture fisheries to...