Multinational - Lake Chad Basin Regional Road Network Integration Project - Construction of a Bridge over the Logone between Yagoua (Cameroon) and Bongor (Chad)


Project Summary

Approval Date 11 Dec 2017
Signature Date 24 May 2018
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2022
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Transport
DAC Sector Code 21023
Commitment U.A 37,370,384.3
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The present intervention is about the Lake Chad Basin Regional Road Network Integration Project – Phase 1- Construction of a Bridge over the River Logone between Yagoua in Cameroon and Bongor in Chad. It consists of the construction of a cross-border bridge over the River Logone between the locality of Yagoua in Cameroon’s Far North Region and the riverside Bongor area in the Republic of Chad. The estimated length of the bridge is 620 m between the abutment axes, with a dual carriageway 7m wide and two sidewalks of 1.5m. Besides the construction of the bridge and access roads, there are ancillary works, consisting essentially of socio-economic facilities for the management of the bridge to be built (border post and annex buildings; signage facilities, weighing stations etc.); and enhancing the positive impacts of the project and mitigating its negative impacts. The enhancement actions concern: (i) support to the integration of canoe operators; (ii) rehabilitation of schools and health centres; (iii) rehabilitation of 2 health centres; (iv) construction of three (3) animal loading ramps; (v) providing drinking-water boreholes; (vi) irrigation facilities and (vii) equipment supply to women's associations. The project comprises three main components namely: (1) road works; (2) socio-economic facilities; (3) studies; (4) transport and trade facilitation support; and (5) project management.

Project Objectives

The project’s overall objective is to carry out regional development and improve the transport system in the Lake Chad Basin region, thus contributing to the development and economic competitiveness of the cross-border area of the two countries . Its sector objective is to improve the transport logistical chain by creating a new transit route between both countries.

Beneficiaries

The main beneficiaries of the project are the populations of the project area, economic operators, road users, etc.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Bank
Funding
African Development Fund
Extending
Government
Implementing
CELLULE DE SUIVI ET DE L'EXECUTION DES PROJETS BAD/BM (CSEPR)

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-Z1-DB0-181
Last Update 19 Oct 2020

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Contact Details

Name MORE NDONG Pierre-Simon
Email p.morendong@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Multinational