Burkina Faso: International Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering

June 5, 2008

IDA Credit: US$ 5 Million
TERMS: Maturity = 40 Years; Grace Period = 10 Years
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The objective of the International Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering  (2iE) project is to increase the number of highly skilled professionals in the areas of water, energy, environment and infrastructure engineering which are vital fields for Africa’s development. It will do so by supporting the development of 2iE as a regional center of excellence, in particular by: (i) further increasing the capacity of the 2iE campuses in Kamboinsé and Ouagadougou to train and board students; (ii) improving the quality of training and research programs, particularly at master and doctorate levels; and (iii) improving the institute’s management and communication capacity.

Media Contacts
Aby Toure
Tel : (202) 473-8302