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Upper Atbara Dam Complex Project (Sudan)



Titre : Upper Atbara Dam Complex Project (Sudan)

Pays : Soudan

Secteur Energy

Date d’approbation : 12/21/2011

To help improve agricultural productivity and power generation, as well as reduce pollution in Kasal State. Enhanced water supplies will benefit some 160,000 farmers who rely on irrigated agriculture. Works will include the following : • construction of a dam complex consisting of two main dams - Rumela and Burdana on the Upper Atbara and Settit rivers respectively ; • constructing of a 13 km long dyke system to form a common water storage reservoir (capacity of 3.68 billion m3), which will connect the two dams ; • construction of spillways equipped with radial hydraulic gates ; • construction of a 320 MW hydro power station on the Rumela dam ; • installation of a 28 km-long, 220 kV transmission line to the Shuwak substation that will be joined to the national grid ; • land acquisition and resettlement ; and • construciton and consultancy services.

Loan Administrator : Fonds de l’OPEP pour le Développement international (OFID)
Agence d’exécution : Dams Implementation Unit
Co-financeurs : OFID, SFD, ISDB, KFAED, ABUDF, Gov. of China, Gov. of Algeria, Gov. of Sudan, AFESD

Informations financières
Financement OPEC : US$30,000,000
Total projet : US$1469.02 million


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