Niger: Parliament approves $150m IDA funding for Kandadji hydropower

Issue 437 - 29 Apr 2021

The National Assembly (parliament) on 20 April approved a bill authorising $150m of funding from the World Bank Group (WBG)’s International Development Association (IDA) for the 130MW Kandadji hydropower plant. The WBG last June approved by the package of a $100m soft loan (with six years grace) and $50m grant to help fund the first phase of resettlement and livelihood support.

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