Project/Programme Completion Reports

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13-Feb-2020

Guinea - Second Conakry Electricity Network Rehabilitation and Extension Project (PREREC.2) - Project Completion Report

The development objective of the second Conakry Electricity Network Rehabilitation and Extension Project (PREREC.2) was to increase community access to quality energy services in the 12 districts of Conakry’s Ratoma and Matoto Municipalities and to contribute to improving the governance and commercial management of Energie de Guinée (EDG).
13-Feb-2020

Egypt - Gabal El-Asfar Wastewater Treatment Plant – Stage Ii Phase Ii Project - Project Completion Report

The sectorial objective of the project is to contribute to the achievement of total coverage of improved sanitation services throughout Egypt. Its specific purpose is to improve the quality of wastewater discharged into the drainage system in Cairo East, increasing the capacity of Gabel Asfer Wastewater Treatment Plant (GAWWTP) by 500 000 m3/day, thus the total capacity will be 2.5 million m3/day at completion.
13-Feb-2020

Niger - Financial Reforms and Food Security Support Programme (PAREFSA II) - Project Completion Report

The programme’s main objective is to help promote robust inclusive growth to reduce poverty and build economic resilience to food crises. The programme responded to the two priorities of the CSP (2013-2017), namely: (i) building resilience to food insecurity, and (ii) strengthening governance and the second pillar of the Bank's Gender Strategy for 2014-2018 aimed at improving women's legal status and property rights. It is also consistent with the Bank's Ten-Year Strategy (2013-2022) and its Governance Action Plan (GAP II 2014-2018). More specifically, it contributes to achieving two...
24-Jan-2020

Mauritius - Redevelopment Of Saint Louis Power Station Project - Project Completion Report

In 2013, the electricity supply and demand projections forecasted that electricity demand will exceed the installed generating capacity connected to the grid by the end of 2015. This would be due to the rise in electricity demand by customers coupled with the ageing and derated capacity of the Pielstick generating sets and other generation plants, which would lead to a gap in power supply of 36 MW by the end of 2015. At the same time, the country has strategized in abating the pollution problems caused by the old generating sets while developing renewable energy. These factors expedited the...
24-Jan-2020

Maurice - Projet de Réaménagement de la Centrale Dde Saint Louis - Rapport d’achèvement de Projet

En 2013, les prévisions relatives à l'offre et à la demande d'électricité indiquaient que la demande dépasserait la capacité de production installée raccordée au réseau d'ici fin 2015. Cette situation serait due à la hausse de la demande d'électricité des clients, conjuguée à la capacité vieillissante et réduite des groupes électrogènes Pielstick et autres centrales de production. Il s’ensuivrait un déficit d’offre en électricité de 36 MW d’ici à fin 2015. Parallèlement, le pays a adopté une stratégie visant à réduire les problèmes de pollution causés par les anciens groupes électrogènes tout...
21-Jan-2020

Sudan - Technical Assistance and Capacity Building to the Preparation of a Full Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Project Completion Report

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to poverty reduction and economic and social development in the Sudan. The specific objective is to support the preparation of the full-fledged country Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP). These objectives are congruent with the Bank’s strategy of support to the Sudan and fulfill the requirements of Pillar III of the FSF that provide resources dedicated to capacity building and technical support to Fragile States. The project is particularly relevant because the country has developed and endorsed an I-PRSP that provides an overview of...
21-Jan-2020

Morocco - Project to increase the capacity of the Tangier-Marrakech railroad - Project Completion Report

he transport sector plays a vital role in Morocco’s economic and social development. Accordingly, soon after Morocco gained its independence, the country’s authorities gave top priority to the reconstruction, improvement and development of transport infrastructure to meet the increase in demand under the momentum of population and economic growth. Significant efforts were made during the 1990s to develop port infrastructure, rehabilitate and build the road network, renovate airport infrastructure, adapt air traffic control and air traffic control facilities and improve railway infrastructure...
21-Jan-2020

Uganda - Nelsap Interconnection Project - Project Completion Report

The development objective of the NELSAP Interconnection Project- Uganda part was to improve the rate of access of electrical power for the people in Uganda and foster regional power trade through interconnection of Uganda electrical networks with Kenya and Rwanda.
20-Jan-2020

Multinational (Tanzania/Kenya) - Arusha-Namanga-Athi River Road Development Project - Project Completion Report

The project for development of Arusha - Namanga -Athi River is consistent with East African Community EAC’s goal of developing modern regional road networks in order to accelerate regional integration and the socio-economic development of the peoples in the concerned region. Under EAC, six (6) road corridors were identified as priority areas for action. Among these was the Arusha-Namanga-Athi River road. The Government of Tanzania (GOT) and the Government of Kenya (GOK), within the EAC development framework, aim at improving regional transport infrastructure in order to deepen economic co-...
20-Jan-2020

Liberia - Integrated Public Financial Management Reform Project - Project Completion Report

The Liberia Integrated Public Financial Management Reform Project (IPFMRP) was launched in 2012 to provide support to PFM operations over a period of four years. The IPFMRP , underpinned by the results of various diagnostic assessments, was instituted as a vehicle to implement the PFM Reforms Strategy and Action Plan (2011-2016). The project’s principal objectives were to improve budget coverage, fiscal policy management, financial control, and oversight of government finances. At the end of original project completion date of June 30, 2016, the Government’s request for a one year no cost...
20-Jan-2020

Liberia - Fostering Innovative Sanitation and Hygiene (Fish) in Monrovia - Project Completion Report

The project’s development objective was to increase access to sustainable and affordable sanitation services with improved hygiene and livelihood for Monrovia’s urban poor. Specifically, the project’s development objective sought to (a) increase access to safe, sustainable and affordable sanitation services; (b) reduce the vulnerability of the urban poor populace to WASH related diseases caused by water contamination; (c) implement an effective, efficient and sustainable FS management system with production of affordable FS fertilizer to increase food security.
20-Jan-2020

Kenya - Nairobi-Thika Highway Improvement Project - Project Completion Report

The Government of Kenya prepared the “ECONOMIC RECOVERY STRATEGY FOR WEALTH AND EMPLOYMENT CREATION 2003 – 2007” (ERS) in June 2003 as the blueprint that was to guide the Government's economic policies over the next five years. Poor infrastructure was identified as a primary factor that made production cost excessively high, thereby undermining the competitiveness of locally produced goods. In particular, roads, railways and telecommunications were identified to have serious negative impact on production. One of the key strategies was therefore to rehabilitate and expand physical...
20-Jan-2020

Ghana - Akatsi-Dzodze-Noepe Road (Akatsi-Akanu) - Project Completion Report

The Governments of Ghana and Togo realized that in order to reduce poverty, efforts were needed to enhance access to basic social services and infrastructure available to the poor. Consequently, in Ghana, the Government developed a Strategy of Poverty Reduction (GPRS 1, 2003-2005) that laid emphasis on: i) economic growth, ii) integrated rural development, iii) expansion of employment opportunities, and iv) improved access by the rural and urban poor to basic public services such as education, health care and water and sanitation, and family planning services. In Togo, within the scope of its...
17-Jan-2020

Union of the Comoros - Institutional Capacity Building Project (PRCI) - Project Completion Report

The PRCI development objective was to improve the capacity of public sector institutions to provide quality services, so as to contribute to achieving the objectives of the 2010-2014 Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy (PRGS) and, particularly, Pillar 3 of the strategy entitled “Strengthen governance and social cohesion”. The PRCI also aimed to contribute to achieving the overall objective of the 2010-2019 Public Finance Management Reform Strategy and that of the strategy, which replaced the latter (the 2014-2016 Public Finance Management Reform Strategy). This objective consists in...
17-Jan-2020

Somalia - Socio-Economic Reintegration of Ex-Combatants and At-Risk Youth in Somalia (SRECYAR) - Project Completion Report

Somalia’s protracted conflict has adversely impacted on state institutions, human capital and the overall development of the country. The instability has led to high levels of poverty, social exclusion, weak institutions, governance systems, absence of law and order, poor access to basic services, high unemployment and insecurity largely driven by militancy. UN estimates suggest that about 70% of Somalia’s population is under 30 years of age and unemployment stands at 54% for persons between 15-64 years and as high as 67% for youth aged 14-29 years. High levels of youth unemployment has...
17-Jan-2020

Union of the Comoros - Energy Sector Reform Support Programme (PARSE) - Completion Report

The PARSE development objective was to help create conditions for inclusive economic growth that would foster the country’s gradual emergence from a fragile context through the enhanced management of the energy sector. This is a relevant objective given that energy sector weaknesses are the main obstacles to the economic development of the Union of the Comoros. This objective is fully in line with: (i) the only Pillar of the 2011-2015 Country Strategy Paper (CSP), which was called "Developing basic energy infrastructure to support economic diversification;" (ii) the Bank’s 2013-2022 ten-...
17-Jan-2020

Burundi - Makebuko – Ruyigi Road (RN13) Rehabilitation Project/Phase 1 - Makebuko-Butaganzwa Road Section - Project Completion Report

Burundi is a landlocked country with a rugged landform and situated 1,200 km from the coast of the Indian Ocean and 2,000 Km from the Atlantic Ocean. The country has laid special emphasis on the development of road infrastructure necessary for the development of its economic and commercial activities. Indeed, over 80% of its trade is by road and this trend will probably continue due to its geographical situation. Burundi’s national road network is about 5,200 km long of which 30% is paved. About 45% of the paved network is considered to be in an average state (minor deficiency), and about 40...
17-Jan-2020

Angola - Bom Jesus-Calenga Smallholder Agricultural Development Project - Project Completion Report

It has been 12 years since the project was drafted and approved by the Government of Angola, but its development objectives remain very relevant to date. This is particularly true in the current context where there is a political consensus that the much-needed diversification of the economy rests primarily on agricultural growth and development. There is finally political agreement that the smallholder sector will generate much of the agricultural outputs to meet domestic requirements. The Project provides a smallholder agricultural development model which has the potential to be replicated...
17-Jan-2020

Ghana - Accra Sewerage Improvement Project (ASIP) - Project Completion Report

The project’s development objectives are (i) to increase access to sanitation by providing an improved and extended sewerage and sanitation system for disposing of waste water from the city of Accra, in an environmentally and socially acceptable manner, to meet the demand up to year 2020; and (ii) to strengthen the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) so that it can operate and maintain the system on a sustainable basis. These objectives are in line with the Country Strategy Paper (CSP) for Ghana and the Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy II (GPRS.II), which have a focused pillar of...
13-Dec-2019

Sudan - Public financial and macroeconomic management capacity building project - Project Completion Report

The project development objective is to build and enhance transparency, accountability and efficiency in the use of public resources, macroeconomic policy and debt management through institutional strengthening and capacity building and thereafter developing a robust system for tracking and reporting of public revenues. This objective is aligned to pillar 1 of the I-PRSP (2011-2014) and pillar II of National Development Plan (NDP) for (2012-2016) both focus to strengthen governance and institutional capacity in the public sector. Strengthening of government capacity in PFM being the centre...