June 21, 2022
On June 16, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Republic of Kenya in Mombasa, to provide grant aid of up to 6,000 million yen for the Project for Infrastructure Development in Mombasa Special Economic Zone at Dongo Kundu Area.
The objective of the project is to improve the investment environment of the Mombasa Special Economic Zone, which is located in the Dongo Kundu area. It will do so through developing water supply facilities and rainwater drainage channels, as well as developing land based on the "Mombasa Special Economic Zone Development Master Plan" formulated with the cooperation of JICA. This project is expected to increase private investment and promote logistics in Africa, and will contribute to the achievement of SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) Goal 8 (Decent work and economic growth).
Details for the project are provided below.
|Country||The Republic of Kenya|
|Project title||The Project for Infrastructure Development in Mombasa Special Economic Zone at Dongo Kundu Area|
|Planned implementation period||30 months|
|Executing agency||Kenya Ports Authority|
|Target region, facilities||Mombasa County, Kwale County|
|Specific project details (provisional)||①Facility improvements/equipment procurement
【Water Supply Component】Intake facilities (3 wells), booster pumping station (BPS), transmission pipes (from well to BPS), water service center (WSC, with security posts and fencing), main transmission pipe (from BPS to WSC), distribution pipeline (from BPS to water kiosks), connection pipe (from WSC to Mombasa water pipeline), water kiosks
【Drainage Component】Drainage for the north area of the southern bypass road
【Land Development Component】Land leveling and surface protection of up to 10 ha, construction of administration building and related facilities, as well as public transportation rotaries and public toilets
【Road Component】Temporary construction road (from D1 to disposal site/FTZ-B)
Equipment:Cargo handling equipment (reach stacker etc.)
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, construction/procurement supervision