Project Details
ID: P-KE-DB0-003 Name: ZIWA-KITALE ROAD Status: Completed Country: Kenya
Sector: Transport Approval date: 02-May-1991 Task Manager: OUMAROU Amadou, OINF2
Total cost: 19280000
Currency: UAC
Source(s) of financing
ADF: 17040000
Government: 2240000
Implementing Agency: MINISTY OF PUBLIC WORKS Location: Trans Nzoia and Uasin Gishu


Specific Objectives: To stimulate the social and economic activity in the target districts by providing all weather road which will lower vehicle operating costs and encourage improved transport services.


The project consists of: i) the construction to bitumen standard of 63 km main road and 24 km of link roads; and ii) the consultancy services for supervisionof the construction works.


The project benefits are: i) VOC savings ii) Avoided road maintenance cost iii) Time savings for passenger and freight iv) Producer surplus due to changes in production


The main economic reason for upgrading the road is to facilitate the transportation of agricultural inputs and produce by providing all weather roads in rich agricultural areas of the country