Malawi - Road Maintenance and Construction (ROMAC II) Project

Project Summary

Approval Date 15 Feb 1990
Signature Date 29 May 1990
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 1999
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 1999
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Transport
DAC Sector Code 21023
Commitment U.A 13,964,544.17
Status Completion

Project General Description

A Bank’s mission visited Malawi in September 1988 to prepare the project and the project was appraised in July/ August 1989. An ADF loan and a TAF grant was approved by the Board in February 1990; the ADF loan was signed in November 1990 for an amount of FUA 20 million (UA 18.42 million), while the TAF grant was signed in May 1990 for an amount of FUA 2.60 million (UA 2.40 million).

Project Objectives

The objectives of the project were: i) to increase transport service levels and road safety byimproving road surface conditions so as to reduce vehicle operating costs; (ii) to protect the investmentsin road infrastructure already made; (iii) to improve the organisation, staff capabilities and equipment for undertaking road safety work thereby reducing deaths, injuries and property damage caused by road accidents; and (iv) to develop a stronger Malawian consultancy and contracting sector which is economically independent and capable of competing with international firms.


The population and the Government of Malawi.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Government Of Malawi
Ministry of Work


IATI identifier 46002-P-MW-DB0-006
Last Update 19 Jan 2021


Contact Details

Name OUMAROU Amadou

Geographic Location

Country Malawi