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Cameroon - Urban Development Project (English)

This project is designed mainly to provide basic infrastructure, school and health facilities and improved shelter to lower urban income groups at appropriate standards and reasonable cost in the country's two largest cities and economic centers. The project would introduce the concept of slum upgrading in the Government's urban development program strengthen existing institutions, and provide site-specific assistance to artisans to increase productivity. The infrastructure and building credits to be provided by the project are expected to be an important incentive to private sector and self-help house construction. The project, to be implemented over a 6-year period, would consist of the following main components: (i) Development of Douala-Nylon, the city's least developed squatter area, by: (a) providing basic infrastructure for 90,000 residents, as well as community facilities, pilot health education program, a retail market and technical assistance to artisans; and (b) carrying out a complete slum upgrading program for 13,000 inhabitants; (ii) Community facilities in Yaounde-Northwest, one of the city's least developed areas, such as schools, health centers, markets and artisan center; and (iii) Technical assistance, training and studies for project execution.

Details

  • Document Date

    1983/02/28

  • Document Type

    Memorandum & Recommendation of the President

  • Report Number

    P3460

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Cameroon,

  • Region

    Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/06/24

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Cameroon - Urban Development Project

  • Keywords

    population per hospital bed;access to safe water;life expectancy at birth;annual per capita income;economic and sector work;health and nutrition education;urban development;community facility;annual interest rate;public external debt;project costing;slum upgrading operation;private sector initiative;slum upgrading program;health education program;front end fee;public health facility;balance of payment;fixed interest rate;condition of effectiveness;population per physician;infant mortality rate;debt service ratio;public investment program;population per nurse;loans to individual;community development activities;primary school classroom;basic urban service;municipal infrastructure investment;opportunities for development;gdp growth rate;rural development efforts;reliance on foreign;exports of oil;per capita gnp;agricultural sector fall;composition of output;primary school place;urban labor market;informal sector activity;housing development program;floating exchange rate;refined petroleum product;sound financial position;debt service payment;land tenure arrangements;source of funding;Oil and Gas;cost of housing;Southern and Eastern;cost housing;government administrative reform;agriculture and industry;Oil &Gas;adult literacy rate;decline of fertility;applicable customs duty;high growth rate;Access to Electricity;availability of data;basic infrastructure;house construction;project execution;street light;housing loan;absolute poverty;civil works;urban resident;action committee;housing credit;retail market;urban investment;external financing;agricultural production;forestry production;oil production;loan proceeds;financial intermediaries;Population Growth;domestic saving;health status;Population Density;community center;urban policy;grace period;tax proceeds;squatter areas;Urban Infrastructure;poverty impact;urban sector;policy option;medium-scale industry;bank lending;financial statement;Land Registration;urban income;land development;foreign exchange;housing finance;public saving;disbursement rate;external borrowing;local expenditure;competitive bidding;donor activities;urban poor;mortgage portfolio;clean population;financing agreement;bed hospital;legal instrument;sensitivity analysis;financial constraint;foreign supplier;competitive rate;stationary population;infrastructure work;drainage work;export earning;aggregate value;equity commitment;Public Utilities;Land Registry;bulk procurement;preferential margin;residential infrastructure;bank group;foreign reserve;poverty target;Oil Export;participation rate;export earnings;road system;Proposed Investment;loan term;economic dependency;pupil-teacher ratio;urban population;agricultural output;hydrocarbon development;oil revenue;initial investment;industrial base;expanded mine;enrollment ratio;municipal participation;relative poverty;procurement procedure;arithmetic mean;food production;housing program;financial intermediation;local training;collect tax;garbage collection;urban component;project finance;private initiative;public program;principal city;government agreement;institutional framework;Industrial Policy;refuse collection;basic access;potable water;small-scale enterprise;income threshold;average share;low-income area;inadequate drainage;insufficient water;road access;education facility;labor productivity;registered land;public donor;parallel financing;private source;debt outstanding;drainage system;economic region;ethnic grouping;rural society;industrial sector;piped water;lending strategy;national productivity;government's policy;domestic investment;skilled manpower;urban agricultural policy;basic study;government's capacity;Industrial Policies;mineral product;medium-term development;financing plan;Financing plans;climatic zone;ecological condition;short-term capital;domestic consumption;oil producer;crude petroleum;port facility;transport network;Transport Systems;manufacturing industry;traditional culture;high debt;net disbursements;investment planning;health condition

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Cameroon - Urban Development Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/604521468016835346/Cameroon-Urban-Development-Project