|Approval Date||08 Feb 2012|
|Signature Date||29 Jul 2013|
|Planned Completion Date||31 Dec 2020|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|Sector||Water Supply & Sanitation|
|DAC Sector Code||14010|
The project is part of the programme for the Zaria Water Supply Expansion programme. It aims to contribute to Federal Government of Nigeria’s efforts to increase access to water supply and sanitation from the current level of 54% for water and 32% for sanitation to 100% access by 2020. On the whole, the project will improve public health and standard of living in Zaria City and surroundings as well as increase the investment and operational conditions for industrial and commercial activities in the city, thereby enhancing opportunities for employment with improved livelihood of the residents the city and environs.
The objectives of the proposed project are : (i) To improve access to safe water supply by residents (51% female) in the city of Zaria and its environs, from current levels of about 30% to 80% by 2016, and improve sanitation in schools, health centres and other public places like markets and motor parks (to 90%) by 2016, (ii) To improve service provision and commercial viability of Kaduna State Board, and (iii) to improve personal hygienic practices among school pupils and residents.
The project will improve access to clean water and sanitation for an estimated population of 1.2 million residents in the city of Zaria and its environs (Zaria and Sabon Gari LGAs), including men, women and children. Local NGOs and CBOs will benefit from capacity building in carrying hygiene and sanitation promotion.
African Development Fund
Kaduna State Water Board
|Last Update||11 Jul 2020|
|11.164 7.697||Sabon Gari|