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December 18, 2019

Signing of Grant Agreement with Ethiopia:Supporting improvement of roads in Addis Ababa through providing machines and equipment for road maintenance

photosigning ceremony

On December 16, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in Addis Ababa, to provide grant aid of up to 1.386 billion yen for the Project for the Improvement of Equipment for Road Maintenance in Addis Ababa City.

Under this project, adequate road operation and maintenance will be achieved and road conditions will be improved by providing equipment for road construction and maintenance. It is expected that this project will improve the economy and access to social services in Addis Ababa. This project will contribute to the achievement of SDGs Goal 9 and 11.

Details for the project are provided below.

[Basic project information]
Country Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Project title The Project for the Improvement of Equipment for Road Maintenance in Addis Ababa City
Planned implementation period 30 months, including detailed design work and the bidding period
Executing agency Addis Ababa City Roads Authority
Target region, facilities Addis Ababa City
Specific project details (provisional) ① Equipment procurement
Wheel Loader, Backhoe Loader, Road Stabilizer, etc.
② Consulting services
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, procurement supervision, (as guidance in managing the facilities) technical assistance


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