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The Msimbazi Opportunity : Transforming the Msimbazi Basin into a Beacon of Urban Resilience : Executive Summary (English)

Responding to the call of Vice President of Tanzania, Honourable Samia Suluhu Hassan, to pragmatically address the recurrent flood risk in Dar es Salaam, the Msimbazi Opportunity Plan was developed through a participatory design process, known as a `Charrette`. This report sets out the Msimbazi Opportunity Plan designed by the Msimbazi stakeholder team over the period of January to August 2018. Volume A presents the Strategy and Management Framework. Volume B describes the Detailed Plan for the Lower Basin. Volume C provides additional information in Appendices. The expectation is that this first Detailed Plan can be realized over a five-year period, 2019-2023. Extension further upstream is envisaged for a second and third stage of implementation of the Msimbazi Opportunity Plan.


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The Msimbazi Opportunity : Transforming the Msimbazi Basin into a Beacon of Urban Resilience : Executive Summary (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.