Argentina: Basin Sustainable Development Project

June 9, 2009

IBRD Loan: US$840 million
Terms: Fixed-Spread Loan
Project ID: P105680
Project Description: The Matanza-Riachuelo (M-R) Basin Sustainable Development Project for Argentina aims to improve sewerage services in the M-R river basin, other parts of the province, and the city of Buenos Aires by expanding transport and treatment capacity. There are four components to the project grouped under two broad macro-components; the first macro component is sanitation. The second macro component includes: support for industrial pollution abatement; and environmental territorial management. The industrial pollution abatement component include technical assistance to improve environmental monitoring and enforcement of environmental targets for selected industrial activities, as well as financing of cleaner production investments to enhance and support environmental compliance among polluting small and medium size enterprises.

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Gabriela Aguilar
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