Metropolitan Buenos Aires Urban Transformation Project

February 28, 2017

WASHINGTON, February 28, 2017 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project:

Metropolitan Buenos Aires Urban Transformation Project

IBRD Loan: US$200 million

Terms: Maturity = 32.5 years, Grace = 7 years

Project ID: P159843

Project Description: The objective of the program is to improve quality of housing and access to basic services within selected disadvantaged neighborhoods in the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area. The project also seeks to work at the metropolitan level to strengthen urban management through the collation of data relevant to urban planning.

For more information:

Media Contact: Marcela Sánchez-Bender, +1 (202) 473 5863,


Media Contacts
In Washington
Marcela Sánchez-Bender
Tel : +1 (202) 473 5863