Madagascar - Road Infrastructure Development Project (RN9, Befandriana and Pomay Bridges) (PAIR)

Project Summary

Approval Date 18 Oct 2013
Signature Date 18 Nov 2013
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2023
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2023
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Transport
DAC Sector Code 21023
Environmental Category 1
Commitment U.A 29,180,700
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The Road Infrastructure Development Project (PAIR) aims to open up the south-west region of Madagascar. It consists mainly of: (i) development and paving of the ToliaraAnalamisampy road link (PK107 on RN9); (ii) construction of Befandriana bridge on RN9; (iii) reconstruction Pomay bridge on RN35; (iv) related works including the rehabilitation of rural roads and construction of classrooms for local residents; and (v) good governance strengthening initiatives, including an institutional study on road maintenance. The project will span a period of approximately four years, and will cost about UA 63.49 million, cofinanced by ADF (UA 46.27 million), OFID (UA 11.93 million) and the Republic of Madagascar (UA 5.29 million). The project is in line with the national socio-economic development policy, and is one of the new operations proposed in the second extension of the CSP under rural infrastructure improvement. Its main components, which consist of the construction of road works and bridges, related works, institutional support project management and monitoring, sensitization of the populations and improvementt of governance will help open up rural and agricultural areas.

Project Objectives

The sector goal of the project is to help improve road transport infrastructure in adagascar and promote trade between the south-west region and the rest of the country. The specific objectives are to: (i) reduce transport costs and time on RN9; and (ii) increase the volume of economic activities in the project area.


The main project beneficiaries are the inhabitants of the south-west region of Madagascar, also known as the Atsimo-Andrefana region. This region has a population of 1,450,000 people and is divided into nine districts, two of which are directly concerned by this project, namely Toliara and Morombe districts.

Participating Organization

Madagascar Road Authority
Government of Madagascar
African Development Fund


IATI identifier 46002-P-MG-DB0-015
Last Update 24 Mar 2023


Contact Details

Name Jean-Jacques NYIRUBUTAMA

Geographic Location

Country Madagascar
Coordinates Location Name
-23.35 43.6667 Toliara
-20.3833 45.4333 Poamay
-15.7833 49 Manja
-21.05 44.9333 Mandabe
-24.4833 47.0167 Bevoay
-15.2567 48.5425 Befandriana