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    € 18,500,000
    Burkina Faso : € 18,500,000
    Water, sewerage : € 18,500,000
    Signature date(s)
    3/07/2008 : € 18,500,000
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    Summary sheet

    Release date
    26 November 2007
    Signed | 03/07/2008
    Project name
    Promoter - financial intermediary
    Ouagadougou Drinking Water Supply II
    ONEA (Office National de l'Eau et de l'Assainissement), a State-owned company managing 42 water supply systems in urban and semi-urban centres in Burkina Faso.
    Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
    Total cost (Approximate amount)
    EUR 18.5m.
    EUR 61.3m.

    Extension of the drinking water production, supply and distribution network serving the conurbation of Ouagadougou from the Ziga dam.

    The project will contribute to the implementation of the investment programme required to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, thus helping to reduce poverty and improve the living conditions of the local population.

    Environmental aspects

    has already been conducted. Burkina Faso's Environment Ministry has signalled its agreement to implementation of the project. An environmental management plan will have to be submitted by ONEA.

    The procurement procedures applied by ONEA meet international standards for similar projects. The works have been divided into nine lots, which will be put out to international tender in keeping with the Bank's eligibility criteria.

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