December 28, 2020
On December 20, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Republic of Sudan inKhartoum, to provide grant aid of up to 1.004 billion yen for The Project for Improvement of Operation and Maintenance of the Water Supply System.
Under this project, the water supply will be improved through procurement and installation of equipment for operation and maintenance of a safe and sustainable water supply system. It is expected to contribute to improvement of the living environment in target areas. This project will contribute to the achievement of SDGs Goal 6.
Details for the project are provided below.
|Country||The Republic of Sudan|
|Project title||The Project for Improvement of Operation and Maintenance of Water Supply System|
|Planned implementation period||27 months, including detailed design work and the bidding period|
|Executing agency||Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resource
State Water Corporations of each target state
|Target region, facilities||Northern state, River Nile state, North Kordofan state, Khartoum state, Kassala state, El Gazira state, Gedaref state, White Nile state and Sennar state|
|Specific project details (provisional)||① Equipment procurement
Geophysical survey equipment, pumping test equipment, borehole logging equipment, leakage detector, etc.
② Consulting services
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, procurement supervision, (and as guidance in managing the facilities) geophysical survey, borehole logging, maintenance of borehole, pipe leakage detection, water quality control, etc.