Benin - Pobe-Ketou-Illara Road Study

Project Summary

Approval Date 07 Oct 1999
Signature Date 13 Jan 2000
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2005
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Aug 2005
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Transport
DAC Sector Code 21023
Commitment U.A 324,385.02
Status Completion

Project General Description

The present project concerns the study of Pobé-Kétou-Illara road (63 km). It should help to determine the possibilities of rehabilitation of the Pobé-Kétou section and of the Kétou-Illara section, the realization of which should ensure not only the opening up of the areas crossed, but also the promotion of regional economic integration. The proposed study should make available: (i) socio-economic studies of Pobé-Kétou section and the updating of the technical and economic feasibility studies of various types of developments in Kétou-Illara section; (ii) environmental impact studies and; (iii) construction and tender documents for construction works. It consists of two (2) distinct phases. Phase I should be used to develop options for the rehabilitation of Pobé-Kétou section, to update Kétou-Illara section technical study, to carry out socio-economic and environmental studies covering cross-cutting issues (gender , poverty, etc.) and to organize meetings with the people of the zone of influence of the road to take into account their concerns.

Project Objectives

The sectoral objective is the improvement of the efficiency of the transport system. The objective of the study is to determine the optimal solution for the rehabilitation of Pobé-Kétou section and Kétou-Illara section, integrating the concerns of the populations and cross-cutting issues to facilitate the search for financing of works.


The beneficiaries of the project are Benin authorities, road users and ultimately all the populations of the area.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Government Of Benin
Direction des Routes et ouvrages d'arts (DROA)


IATI identifier 46002-P-BJ-DB0-009
Last Update 20 Mar 2023


Contact Details

Name MBODJ Moctar

Geographic Location

Country Benin
Coordinates Location Name
7.097 2.698 Commune of Pobe
7.45 2.626 Commune of Ketou