Signing of Grant Agreement with Mozambique: Contributing to the improvement of people’s living environment in Niassa Province through the construction of a rural water supply facility

[Goal 3] Good Health and Well-Being
[Goal 6] Clean Water and Sanitation
[Goal 13] Climate Action


On February 26, 2021, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Republic of Mozambique in Maputo, to provide grant aid of up to 2.076billion yen for the Project for the Construction of a Rural Water Supply Facility in Niassa Province.

Under this project, people’s living environment in Niassa Province will improve through installing a rural water supply facility, which will allow access to safe and clean water. It is expected that this project will lead to reduction of waterborne diseases and nutritional improvement. Measures to combat climate change will also be conducted, and this project will contribute to the achievement of SDGs Goals 3, 6, and 13.

Details for the project is provided below.

[Basic project information]
Country The Republic of Mozambique
Project title The Project for the Construction of a Rural Water Supply Facility in Niassa Province
Planned implementation
30 months, including detailed design work and the bidding period
Executing agency Ministry of Public Works, Housing and Water Resources(MOPHRH)
Target region, facilities Niassa Province
Specific project details
①Facility improvement/equipment procurement
【Facility】 Four pipe-based water supply facilities, 100 deep well hand pumps, etc.
【Equipment】 Drainpipes, water-supply equipment, etc.
②Consulting services
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, construction/procurement supervision, and capacity and knowledge enhancement for employees of the executing agencies and people living in Niassa Province, and supervising and monitoring enhancement for private operators will be conducted.

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