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Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2016-10-27
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Borrower or Client: Government Republic of Cameroon
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 192.00 million
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Project Cost (USD): $ 206.70 million
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Cameroon Transport Sector Development Project
The development objectives of Transport Sector Development Project for Cameroon are to: (a) strengthen transport planning; (b) improve transport efficiency and safety on the Babadjou-Bamenda section of the Yaounde - Bamenda transport corridor; and (c) enhance safety and security at selected airports. This project has four component. 1) The first component, Transport Planning and Capacity Building, aims at strengthening the capacity of the public sector in the planning, development, management and maintenance of transport infrastructure. It has the following subcomponents: (a) Training in transport planning, including data collection and management of modeling tools; (b) Institutional strengthening studies; (c) Preparation of the transport priority investment program (TPIP); (d) Identification and preparation of pilot transport infrastructure PPP projects; and (e) Development of a resilience and climate change adaptation strategy for land transport. 2) The second component, Road Transport Efficiency Improvement, is expected to reduce travel time between Babadjou and Bamenda by improving physical and safety conditions on the most degraded section of the priority road corridor linking the capital city of Yaoundé to Bamenda. It has the following subcomponents: (a) Rehabilitation and reconstruction of the Babadjou-Bamenda road section of the Yaoundé-Bamenda road corridor; (b) Provision of complementary infrastructure along the Babadjou-Bamenda Road section; (c) Strengthening road safety oversight; and (d) Strengthening of road asset management through provision of technical assistance and equipment. 3) The third component, Air Transport Safety and Security Improvement, focuses primarily on facilitating International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) effective implementation (EI) rating of Aerodrome and Ground Assistance (AGA) at project airports (Yaoundé, Douala, Garoua
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