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Countries:
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  • Brazil
Banks:
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  • World Bank (WB)
Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: B
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  • Water and Sanitation
Investment Type(s): Loan
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 73.30 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD): $ 146.60 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.

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Original disclosure @ WB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-11-06
Disclosure Date: 2015-03-12
Fortaleza Sustainable Urban Development Project
WB-P153012

Project Description
The objectives of the Fortaleza Sustainable Urban Development Project for Brazil are to: (a) strengthen the capacity of the Municipality of Fortaleza for land use planning and land-based financing; and (b) enhance urban environment and rehabilitate public spaces, through interventions in selected areas of the Vertente Marítima Basin and of the Rachel de Queiroz Park. There are three components to the project, the first component being urban and environmental restoration. The objective is to promote urban and environmental restoration of selected areas of the city through selected investments in public spaces and sanitation. Implementation of these interventions also aims at strengthening the PMF’s capacity for urban planning and environmental management. This component includes two subcomponents: restoration of Rachel de Queiroz (RDQ) park, and reducing point-source pollution along Vertente Marítima (VM). The second component is the strengthening planning and land-based financing. Finally, the third component is the project management. Provision of support for, inter alia: (i) the technical and administrative management and the monitoring and evaluation of the project; (ii) the carrying out the project’s financial management and procurement requirements; (iii) the carrying out of outreach activities in connection with the project; (iv) the provision of equipment and training (on, inter alia, technical, environmental and social safeguards management) to SEUMA’s staff for the purpose of project implementation; and (v) the provision of technical assistance and supplies to strengthen the Borrower’s auditing, financial control and procurement capacity.
Investment Description
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