Multinational - Road Development and Transport Facilitation Programme within the Mano River Union

Project Summary

Approval Date 18 Dec 2014
Signature Date 06 Feb 2015
Planned Completion Date 30 Jun 2022
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2022
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Transport
DAC Sector Code 21020
Commitment U.A 52,081,000
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The Governments of Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone submitted to the Bank a financing request for the upgrading of the following road sections: DananeLola (87.35 km) Bloléquin-Toulépleu-Liberia border (65 km), Tabou-Prollo (28 km), Karloken-Fish Town (80 km) and Harper-Cavalla junction (16 km). The Mano River Union Roads Development and Transport Facilitation programme within the (MRU/RDTFP) concerns the upgrading to bitumen standard of 276.35 km of roads in eastern Guinea, West and SouthWest Cote d’Ivoire and eastern Liberia.

Project Objectives

The overall objective of the Programme is to boost the post-conflict economic recovery of the MRU area by improving road infrastructure and promoting intra-community trade. Specifically, the programme seeks to improve transport conditions on the roads concerned in order to reduce transport costs, facilitate the free movement of persons and goods between the three countries and improve the living conditions of programme area communities.


The programme will benefit road users, transporters, farmers, the programme area population of 2.83 million inhabitants and especially the disadvantaged groups (women and children), which constitute the greater majority.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Fragile States Facility
Ministry of Public Works


IATI identifier 46002-P-Z1-DB0-161
Last Update 31 Oct 2019


Contact Details

Name TAMBAH Prince Desea

Geographic Location

Country Multinational