Saturday, 8 November 2014

World Bank, Denmark promise $56m for urban project

From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By Samuel Kamndaya

Dar es Salaam. The World Bank and Denmark have pledged to make available a total of $56 million (about Sh92.4 billion) in support of a project that seeks to improve infrastructure in urban areas in Tanzania.

Denmark will support Tanzania through the Danish International Development Agency (Danida).

The project, known as Tanzania Strategic Cities Project (TSCP), is carried out in eight urban centres of Tanga, Arusha, Mwanza, Ilemela, Kigoma, Dodoma, Mbeya and Mtwara.

However, in Dodoma, the project is implemented by the Dodoma Municipal Council and the Capital Development Authority.

The project was officially launched in September 2010 for implementation in five years. However, the project was successfully implemented in four years (2010 to 2014).

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