Central African Republic - Emergency Urban Infrastructure and Maintenance Project [Additional Financing]

September 28, 2010

IDA Grant: US$23.9 million equivalent
IDA Credit: US$10.2 million equivalent
Terms: Maturity = 40 years; Grace = 10 years
Project ID: P117616
Project Description: The additional financing will primarily finance costs associated with scaling up the development effectiveness and impact of the original project, as described in the project appraisal document presented to the Board on May 3, 2007. The scaling up includes investments in water supply, flood reduction and mitigation, solid waste management, and urban roads as well as technical assistance for institutional strengthening. The additional financing will also finance cost overruns, mainly related to the increase in the price of cement.

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