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2008

Programme Kandadji de Régénération des Ecosystèmes et de mise en valeur de la Vallée du Niger (1ere phase : construction du Barrage Kandadji)

Niger

Titre : Programme Kandadji de Régénération des Ecosystèmes et de mise en valeur de la Vallée du Niger (1ere phase : construction du Barrage Kandadji)

Pays : Niger

Organisme : Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa

Date : june 2008

Project’s Implementation : The physical implementation of the project is scheduled to start at the beginning of the second quarter of 2009 and be completed in the second quarter of 2013.

Executing Agency : Haut Commissariat a l’Aménagement de la Vallée du Niger

Project Description
The project is located near the village of "Kandadgi", some 61 km to the border of Mali and some 187 km from the capital Niami. The project comprises of the followings :
1. The dam and its ancillaries and consists of :
Civil works for construction of 8400 meter long earth fill dam on the Niger river with a storage capacity of 1.56 billion cubic meter.
Equipment required for the dam and the power generation plant
Consultancy service for supervision of the civil construction and for the environmental and social program
2. Environmental and social program, which include resettlement of affected people and cultivation of 2000 hectares of land for their benefits and construction of social and health facilities and other services
3. Management of the project by supporting the PIU and Auditing the project account by legal auditing firms.

Project objectives
The project aims at protecting the ecosystem of river Niger and ensures availability of water supply throughout the year for irrigation of 2000 hectares of land in the first phase (to be increased to 31 thousand hectares by 2034) and for generation of electricity. The project will improve the food security and living standard of the people and will fight poverty.

Financement
Estimated Project Cost : US$ 317.25 million
BADEA’s Financing : A loan of US $ 10 million
Other Sources of Financing : Islamic Development Bank- US$ 50.00 million, Saudi Fund- US$ 20.00 million, Kuwait Fund-US$ 20.00 million, Abu Dhabi Fund- US$ 20.00 million, WB-US$ 25.00 million, ADB- US$ 40.00 million, OFID-US$ 12 million, West African Bank- US$ 8.00 million, African Investment and Development Bank-US$ 7.50 million, The Government- US$ 104.75 million.

Saudi Fund for Development

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