Bolivia: Urban Infrastructure Project

November 21, 2006

IBRD LOAN: US$30 million
TERMS: Grace period = 10 years; Maturity = 35 years.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The objective of this project is to improve the access to basic services by the urban poor in Bolivia’s major cities through targeted infrastructure investments and the provision of technical assistance to municipalities in the planning, expansion and sustainability of urban service delivery. The Urban Infrastructure Project will focus on La Paz, the country’s capital; the adjacent city of El Alto, one of the fastest growing in the hemisphere; and Santa Cruz, Bolivia’s largest city.

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