|Approval Date||10 Nov 2011|
|Signature Date||03 Feb 2012|
|Planned Completion Date||31 Dec 2020|
|Last Disbursement Planned Date||30 Jun 2021|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|DAC Sector Code||21023|
The Bedele – Metu Road Upgrading Project is designed as a standalone operation within a multi-donor supported sub-program whose objective is to connect Ethiopia with South Sudan as well as improve the local road network. In addition, it is within the broad five year RSDP-IV (2011-15) program. The project consist in upgrading of an existing 112km road to all weather high standard road with a wide carriageway and asphaltic surfacing. For the most part, the project road will serve the Illu Aba Bobra zone (covering Bedele and Metu towns) with a population of about 1.3 million people. The road will connect the two towns of Bedele and Metu with Addis Ababa city. The project will cost UA 50.31 million and will be implemented over a period of 4 years.
The project objective is to connect Bedele and Metu towns with a asphalt concrete road and thereby connect the region with the commercial and administrative city of Addis Ababa. The outcomes include improved road network, reduced travel times and travel cost for all road users and improved road safety, HIV/AIDS awareness, gender sensitization and forestation.
The direct beneficiaries of the project will include small holder farmers, traders, agro-businesses and transporters. The general population will have improved access to social amenities and economic centres.
African Development Fund
Government Of Ethiopia
Ethiopian Roads Authority
|Last Update||01 Feb 2023|
|Name||GARBADO Eriso Guntura|
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