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Atar – Tidjikja Road (Mauritania)


Titre : Atar – Tidjikja Road (Mauritania)

Pays de réalisation : Mauritanie

Date d’accord du prêt : 17/03/2007

Bénéficiaire : Ministry of Equipment & Transport

The project, which is expected to be completed by the beginning of 2011, consists of a 2-lane two-way single carriageway with 3.5 m lane width and 1.5 m shoulder width. The total length of the road connecting the cities of Atar and Tidjikja is about 340 km long, in addition to about 30 km of service roads leading to the neighboring villages.

The project aims at supporting the economic and social development in Mauritania through upgrading the national road network and securing an internal corridor to improve communication between the cities of Atar and Tidjikja. The project also aims at linking the national network with the neighboring networks. The project will contribute towards the development of the region through which it passes and provide the necessary services to its inhabitants.

Coût du projet : KD 28.9 million
Montant du prêt : KD 11.0 million (*) 1 KD is equivalant to about 3.6 US Dollars

Financement : The Arab Fund’s loan covers about 38.1% of the total cost of the project. The Kuwait Fund will provide a loan of about KD 5.7 million (about 19.7% of the total cost), the Islamic Development Bank will provide a loan of about KD 4.1 million (about 14.2% of the total cost), and the Saudi Fund will provide a loan of about KD 5.7 million (about 19.7% of the total cost). The Government of Mauritania will cover the remaining cost of the project and any additional cost that might arise during implementation.

Forme de concours : prêt


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