Multinational - Community Road Strengthening Project on CU2A : Gounghin-Fada N'Gourma - Piega – Niger Border Section ( Burkina Faso)

Project Summary

Approval Date 24 Nov 2017
Signature Date 18 Dec 2017
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2026
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2026
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Transport
DAC Sector Code 21023
Environmental Category 1
Commitment U.A 74,657,410.38
Status Implementation

Project General Description

This project was conceived as part of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) Commission Community Infrastructure and Road Transport Program (PACITR). It consists of the rehabilitation and asphalting of the Gounghin - Fada N'Gourma - Piéga - Niger border section of the national road no. 4 located on the CU2a community corridor of the UEMOA road network. The project was initiated due to the advanced state of degradation of the above-mentioned section. It is also a project falling within the first strategic axis of the accelerated growth and Sustainable Development Strategy (SCADD) which aims inter alia the construction and rehabilitation of road corridors, to facilitate the transport of people and goods, as well as the flow of production. The estimated total cost of the project is UA 162.21 million or EUR 204.39 million or CFAF 134.059 billion. The project consists of the following components: (i) road works; (ii) related activities; (iii) transport facilitation; (iv) support to the transport sector; and (v) project management.

Project Objectives

The sectoral objective of the project is to contribute to strengthening regional integration and the growth of intra-regional trade in the WAEMU zone. Its specific objectives are to improve the level of service of the road as well as the living conditions of the populations in the zone of intervention of the project (ZIP).


The direct beneficiaries of the project are the road users and the populations of the project area.

Participating Organization

African Development Bank
African Development Fund
Direction Générale des Infrastructures Routières (DGIR)
Ministère des Infrastructures/ Direction des Marchés Publics (DMPMI)
Government of Multinational


IATI identifier 46002-P-Z1-DB0-182
Last Update 01 Apr 2023


Contact Details

Name Olaya Dègnon Cestmir Albé HOUSSOU

Geographic Location

Country Multinational
Coordinates Location Name
7.1881 21.09375 Africa