|Approval Date||26 Mar 2019|
|Signature Date||22 Jul 2019|
|Planned Completion Date||31 Dec 2021|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|DAC Sector Code||43030|
The African Development Bank has extended a $3 million grant from the Transition Support Facility (TSF) to the Republic of The Gambia for sustainable urban development of the greater Banjul Area. The Greater Banjul Area: Sustainable Urban Development Programme 2020-40 will serve as a pilot with implications for the roll-out country-wide.
The overall objective of the Greater Banjul Area Digital Master Plan and Capacity Building Program is to strengthen the capacity of Local Authorities to put in place innovative mechanisms to increase their local revenues, deliver basic services and to support the rolling out of the decentralized approach as outlined in the National Development Plan. This technical support is intended to help municipalities manage the new set of data for planning, land management and to recover the maximum revenue from their locality; development investment plan; and train municipalities and ports in project management and delivery. It also sets a coordinated and unified platform for downstream integrated infrastructure development and service delivery.
Through this support program for the mobilization of municipal finances, municipalities will gain greater financial capacity to invest in public services and other community infrastructures for the populations. This will help increase the attractiveness and economic dynamics of these fragile countries. Thus, the beneficiaries of this program will be: - The beneficiary municipalities of the Greater Banjul Area: Banjul, Kanifang, Brikama -Port Authority - The populations of the beneficiary municipalities; - Companies and businesses located in these municipalities; - Central Government
Fragile States Facility
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE FOR PROJECT SERVICES (UNOPS)
|Last Update||16 Jan 2020|
|Name||FLATTAU Victoria Celeste|