WASHINGTON, July 31, 2007 - The following project was approved today by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors:
IDA GRANT: US$37 million
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The goal of the Agriculture and Infrastructure Development project is to support the Government of Liberia’s efforts in reestablishing basic infrastructure and reviving agricultural activities. The project will support the Government with a management contract for operation of the Port of Monrovia and complementary advisory services to undertake a reform of the port sector. It will also fund technical assistance to other entities of the Government responsible for transport and infrastructure. The project will fund the reconstruction of the oil jetty in the Port of Monrovia, the rehabilitation and construction of several major bridges on principal road corridors, including the collapsed Vai City Bridge in Monrovia, and on a number of smaller river crossings nationwide.
For more information, please call Beldina Auma at (202) 458-7307 or email:
For more project documents, please visit the project web site: