Project detail - STICHTING WERELD WATERNET

STICHTING WERELD WATERNET

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Who is our client

Stichting Wereld Waternet

Funding objective

With this EUR 150k grant investment in the SOMAGEP Optimisation Programme, FMO wants to improve operational efficiency, revenue and profitability. FMO funding will be used to make a baseline assessment of utility performance and validate areas for improvement to increase opreational efficiency, revenue and profitability of SOMAGEP. If this is succesful, funding will be provided for the development of a bankable business case and procurement.

Why we fund this project

This project provides access to safe and affordable drinking water, increase of water-use efficiency and expansion of international cooperation and capacity building support ot developing countries.

Environmental and social rationale

With our development capital and our involvement we ensure proper environmental, health & safety management during construction and operation of the water supply project. Specific elements taken into account are: affordability, water sourcing (water availability), right of way / land acquisition issues, environmental, health & safety management during construction and operation, need of matching sanitation. E&S risk category for this project is: B+. Applicable IFC PS: 1 (assessment and management), 2 (labor conditions), 3 (pollution and resource management), 4 (community health & safety), 5 (land acquisition and resettlement). Potentially applicable: IFC PS 6 (biodiversity). IFC PS 7 (indigenous peoples) and 8 (cultural heritage) are not expected to be triggered due to the urban location of the project. All of this will be further assessed during the project development stage.

Website client
https://www.waternet.nl/en/about-us/
Region
Africa
Country
Mali
Sector
Infrastructure, Manufacturing and Services
Signing date
6/21/2018
Total FMO financing
EUR 0.15 MLN
Fund
Development Accelera
Risk categorization on environmental and social impacts, A = high risk, B+ = medium high risk, B = medium risk, C = low risk Environmental & Social Category
(A, B+, B or C)