Project/Programme Completion Reports


Senegal - Community Feeder Roads Project to Support the National Rural Infrastructure Programme (PPC/PNIR) - Project Completion Report (PCR)

In 1997, the Government of Senegal prepared a poverty reduction plan and in 1999 adopted a Decentralised Rural Development Policy Letter which was the concrete expression of the decentralisation policy stipulated in the Local Authority Code promulgated in 1996. At the time, the Government had also prepared a Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) which in its current updated form (Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy Paper - PRSP II) is the reference framework for the activities of all development partners, including the Bank. The PPC/PNIR, which focuses primarily on opening up rural areas...

Guinea - Upper Guinea Rural Developement Support Project - Project Completion Report (PCR)

The launch of the Upper Guinea RuralDevelopment Support Project (PADER-HG) is aimed at eliminating the major constraints hindering the development of the rural community and the sustainable development of agriculture in Upper Guineainan effort to reduce rural poverty, food insecurity and the massive drift of productive forces from agriculture towards other activities. This situation stems from the inability to harness Upper Guinea’s abundant surface water resources to compensate for vagaries of the weather. Therefore,in order to address this challenge, the Government of Guinea in 1985...

Niger - Basic Education Enhancement Project - Project Completion Report (PCR)

The development challenge ofthis project is the implementation of the Ten-year Basic Education Development Programme (PDDE) for 2003-2013. With the support of technical and financial partners(TFP), the PDDE aims to: (i) accelerate school enrolment and adapt supply to demand so asto reducing disparities (region, area and gender); (ii) promote non-formal education; (iii) strengthen and develop the institutional capacitiesof Ministries; and (iv) strengthen and develop vocational and technical training. To that end, the Government adopted a strategy with the priority to improve access and quality...

Mauritania - Nouakchott City Aftout Essahli Drinking Water Supply Project - Project Completion Report (PCR)

The project’s development challenge: The project was designed to address Nouakchott’sdrinking water supply needs,estimated at more than 100 000 m3/din 2010, which couldno longer be covered by production from the Trarza watertable (Idiniaquifer), estimated at appraisal at 55000 m3/dand the capital’sonly available water resource. To remedy these water shortageproblems thatslow down the capital’s economic and social development, the Government decided to meet the city’swater needs by tapping from the River Senegal. A study was conducted in September 2001, on the basis of which a water supply...

Tunisia - Electricity Distribution Network Rehabilitation Project (Electricity VII) - Project Completion Report (PCR)

In efforts to enhance the competitiveness of local enterprises within a context of economic liberalization, the Government of Tunisia undertook key reforms, including basic infrastructure upgrading. In 2003, the country’s economic development and improvement of the standard of living of the population brought about strong growth in electricity consumption (about 12% annually), leading to saturation of part of the distribution networks and degradation of the quality of service. To improve the quality of its service, STEG, in the 10 th Five-Year Socioeconomic Development Plan (2002-2006),...

Senegal-Guinea-Gambia-Guinea Bissau - Natural Resource Development and Management Project /PMVGRN-OMVG - Project Completion Report (PCR)

The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (OMVG) brings together Senegal, Gambia, Guinea and Guinea Bissau. Its mission is to promote the rational management of shared river basins in order to durably tackle the huge environmental and economic challenges facing the four member countries. After developing a baseline case and analyzing the potentials and constraints of the project area, OMVG prepared a master plan of the Kayanga - Geba and Kloliba - Kourubal river basins that was re-updated in 1999. The master plan defined a programme up to 2015 covering the agriculture, water, energy,...

Namibia - Humanitarian Emergency Assistance to Mitigate Effects of the 2018-2019 drought - Project Completion Report

From October 2018 to May 2019, Namibia experienced its driest rainfall season in 38 years, resulting in severe drought that has negatively affected many Namibians. The drought has resulted in diminished crop production estimated to be 42 percent below average in many areas and left some 257,383 people without adequate food. The recurrent drought conditions in a country that already suffers from water scarcity has also put the security of water supply for agriculture (crop and livestock), domestic and industrial purposes, in a crisis. In addition, grazing conditions continue to deteriorate in...

Djibouti - Education Project II - Project Completion Report

To date, the Bank has financed two projects in Djibouti’s education sector for a total of UA 22.442 million. The Bank’s assistance focused mainly on strengthening primary and secondary education and increasing the literacy rate among women. The first ADF project (the Industrial and Commercial High School) was approved in August 1989. Since then, the Government has continued to make efforts to strengthen the country’s education system. The project that this completion report deals with was designed to raise the standard of primary and secondary education, improve training for trainers,...

Cameroon - Project to Support the National Agricultural Research and Extension Programme - Project Completion Report

The project to support the National Agricultural Research and Extension Programme (NAREP) is in line with the Cameroonian government’s sector policy that aims to reduce institutional constraints in order to promote competitive, sustainable and equitable agricultural and rural development in all the agro-ecological regions of the country. Hence the Bank’s favourable answer to the request of the Cameroonian government for the financing of the research component ’to support the second phase of a vast extension-based programme on WB financing.

Multinational - Technical Assistance and Capacity-Building for the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) - PCR

The project objective of establishing mechanisms in ICGLR member countries for monitoring the mineral supply chain was to ensure that only certified minerals make their way to the world market, while excluding all those coming from mining sites associated with the activities of armed groups. Given the negative impact of weak control on the mineral supply chain on security in the Great Lakes countries, the project development objective was relevant. It targeted: (i) mineral certification as a means of reducing the effects of illicit trade on the financing of hotbeds of conflict;(ii) the...

Malawi - Public finance management institutional support project, phase two (pfmisp ii) - PCR

The Project’s developmental objective was satisfactorily relevant to the priority needs of the country as it sought to address the Public Finance Management (PFM) weaknesses that led to the massive plunder of public funds uncovered in September 2013 commonly known as ‘Cash gate’. It contributed to the implementation of Government’s broader Public Finance and Economic Management Reform Programme (PFEMRP, 2011-2016) and complemented the PFM Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) administered by the World Bank under the US$ 19 million Financial Reporting and Oversight Improvement Project (FROIP). FROIP...

Zimbabwe - Capacity Building for Public Finance and Economic Management - Project Completion Report

The project sought to address institutional capacity weaknesses brought about by Zimbabwe’s decade of economic decline (1999-2008) which had severely compromised the public sector’s governance and capacity to delivery its core functions. The design of the project was thus informed by 2012 Country Integrated Fiduciary Assessment and the Country Procurement Assessment Review and other diagnostic studies which had identified capacity weaknesses in the Public Finance Management (PFM) system especially in public procurement, internal audit and dilapidated information and communication technology (...

Rwanda - Sustainable Woodland Management and Natural Forest Restoration Project - PCR

The project’s objective was relevant to the country’s strategic objectives in forestry. These include increasing and diversifying national forest and agroforestry resources; conserving and sustainably rehabilitating forest and agroforestry resources; assessing the contribution of goods and services provided by the forestry sector to the national economy; lastly, developing an agriculture sector that seeks to preserve the environment and natural resources. PGReF is fully aligned to the national forestry policy and strategy.

African Continent - Harmonization of African Standards for Agriculture and Food Products - PCR


Morocco - Eleventh drinking water supply project-upgrading of drinking water supply in the Rabat-Casablanca coastal area - PCR

The project entails upgrading the drinking water supply systems in the towns and rural areas located within the Rabat-Casablanca  area(Rabat, Casablanca, Tamesna, Témara, Mohammedia, Bouznika, ...), with a view to meeting their needs right up to 2030.

Namibia - The New Port of Walvis Bay Container Terminal Project: Logistic and Capacity Building Component (MIC Grant) – PCR

The Walvis Bay Port New Container Terminal Expansion Project was aimed at expanding the container terminal on reclaimed land from the Walvis Bay channel, to increase the annual handling capacity from 355,000 TEUs to 1,005,000 TEUs. The project included a logistics and capacity building component, intended to complement the port expansion.

The Gambia - Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project - PCR


Tunisie - Rural Drinking Water Supply – PCR

The Rural Drinking Water Supply Programme (RDWSP) seeks to provide drinking water to the rural population considered as some of the most deprived and dispersed in twenty Governorates. Phase I of the programme will provide drinking water for 348,000 inhabitants, as well as water for livestock and irrigation of plantations during drought periods. The programme aims to build 318 water supply systems, comprising 161 new systems and 150 systems to be rehabilitated, as well as transfer 7 complex systems to SONEDE 3 transfer axes, and build the capacity of DGGREE and CRDAs. The sanitation component...

Egypt - Update of actuarial study for National Social Health Insurance - PCR

Under the Egypt Health Sector Reform Program launched 20 years ago, a universal health insurance system regulated by a dedicated health insurance law was one of the main and most challenging components to be implemented , largely due to the envisaged high cost of the program and the lack of fiscal resources. The health insurance system would be regulated by a law, and o ver the past decade, several draft s of the health insurance l aw were presented for endorsement by Parliament, yet none was deemed sufficiently satisfactory for endorsement.

Mauritania - Public Investment Management Support Project (PIMSP) - PCR