March 1, 2021
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.
|Country||The Republic of Mozambique|
|Project title||The Project for the Construction of a Rural Water Supply Facility in Niassa Province|
|Planned implementation period||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 (provisional)||①Facility improvement/equipment procurement
【Facility】 Four pipe-based water supply facilities, 100 deep well hand pumps, etc.
【Equipment】 Drainpipes, water-supply equipment, etc.
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.