|Approval Date||03 Jul 2013|
|Signature Date||28 Nov 2013|
|Planned Completion Date||30 Jun 2017|
|Last Disbursement Planned Date||31 Dec 2017|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|Sector||Water Supply & Sanitation|
|DAC Sector Code||14010|
The present study project constitutes the preparatory phase of implementation of the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiatives (RWSSI) in Sao Tome and Principe. This programme is fully consistent with the African Development Bank’s medium-term intervention strategy. It aims to support the water and sanitation sector in order to ultimately achieve poverty reduction objectives by rolling back waterborne diseases, cutting health care spending and promoting income-generating activities for vulnerable populations. The Study is planned to be conducted over a 24-month period and lead to the development of a National Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Programme by 2030. The programme will help to establish an improved framework for efficient coordination of the water and sanitation sector, and the planning and management of increased investments in the sector. The capacity of sector stakeholders will be built (State, local governments and users). It is also expected that implementing the programme ultimately improve the rural drinking water and sanitation access rate.
The sector goal of the Study is to enable, through the National Programme, the implementation of the Government's vision of ensuring access to drinking water and sanitation services for all rural inhabitants by 2030. The Study’s specific objectives are to: (i) provide the country with an inventory document that will serve as a reference for a dynamic Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation (DWSS) infrastructure database; (ii) develop a National Rural DWSS Programme (NRDWSS) allowing for implementation of the Government's vision in the sector; and (iii) sensitize all the sector’s development partners to enable the actual financing of actions set out in the NRDWSS.
The direct beneficiaries of the project are the Government of Sao Tome and Principe. The indirect beneficiary is the population.
Rural Water Supply & Sanitation
Government Of Sao Tome and Principe
Ministry of Public Works, Infrastructure, Natural Resources and the Environment
|Last Update||02 Mar 2021|
|Name||BEN SASSI Belgacem|
|Country||Sao Tome and Principe|