|Approval Date||21 Dec 2015|
|Signature Date||22 Mar 2016|
|Planned Completion Date||30 Dec 2020|
|Last Disbursement Planned Date||31 Dec 2020|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|Sector||Water Supply & Sanitation|
|DAC Sector Code||14010|
The Mbabane Manzini Corridor Multipurpose Dam Study aims ultimately to reduce poverty and increase economic growth. It will improve availability of water resources for the local populations livelihood as well as their productive activities. This project is of utmost importance for the country and fits into its national water resources development objectives and strategy, it is coherent with the Africa Water Vision. The project is also technically opportune and justified, given the foreseen domestic water supply shortage for the two cities of Mbabane and Manzini in the near future of South Africa and the Republic of Mozambique. Furthermore, the Mbabane Manzini Corridor Multipurpose Dam Study presents a holistic approach. It essentially involves consultancy services, as identified below: Component 1: Technical and Economic Feasibility Studies and Detailed Design Studies; Component 2: Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Study (ESIA); Component 3: Consultant and advisory services on Climate Change Resilience aspects, PPP and financing strategy, Transboundary rivers issues; Component 4: Study management, coordination, communication and consultation. The total estimated cost of the project is estimated at € 2,800,000 excluding taxes and duties.
The purpose of the project is to prepare a blueprint for the socio-economic development of the study area through water resources development and management for increasing water availability for multiple use.
The direct beneficiaries of the study are the Ministry of Natural Resources and Energy, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Swaziland Water Services Corporation and the Swaziland Electricity Company.
Middle Income Countries Fund
Ministry of Natural Resources and Energy (MNRE)
|Last Update||16 Jan 2020|