Yemen: Water Sector Support Project

February 24, 2009

IDA Grant:  US$90 million

Project Description: The Water Sector Support Project for Yemen aims to support the the Government of Yemen’s implementation of the National Water Sector Strategy and Investment Program (NWSSIP) to: (i) strengthen institutions for sustainable water resources management; (ii) improve community-based water resource management; (iii) increase access to water supply and sanitation services; (iv) increase returns to water use in agriculture; and (v) stabilize and reduce groundwater abstraction for agricultural use in critical water basins.

Media Contacts
Dina El-Naggar
Tel : (202) 473-3245