Multinational - Kigali/Bujumbura oil products pipeline feasability study

Project Summary

Approval Date 24 Oct 2014
Signature Date 17 Aug 2016
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2018
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2018
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Power
DAC Sector Code 23330
Commitment U.A 432,144.11
Status Cancelled

Project General Description

The Feasibility Study for an Oil Products Pipeline from Kigali to Bujumbura is one of various initiatives championed by the EAC that aim to link integration plans in the east African region. The pipeline would run from Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, to Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi, in central Africa. This study project includes the following components: a) Technical, economic and financial feasibility studies; b) Preliminary Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) studies and Environmental Social Management Plan (ESMP); c) Preparation of tender documents for recruitment of a consultant firm to carry out detailed engineering design and a detailed ESIA if the study confirms the feasibility of the proposed project; and d) Preparation of the business case and propose a PPP model structure.

Project Objectives

The principal objective of this project is to investigate the technical, economic and financial feasibility of constructing approximately 220km oil products pipeline from Kigali to Bujumbura.

Participating Organization

NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility
East African Community (EAC)


IATI identifier 46002-P-Z1-FC0-006
Last Update 06 Feb 2023


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Geographic Location

Country Multinational
Coordinates Location Name
-3.3822 29.3644 Bujumbura
-1.94995 30.05885 Kigali