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Gabon - The Fourth Phase of the Central African Backbone Program Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Additional financing of the Fourth Phase of the Central African Backbone Program Project (CAB4) Project is to contribute to increase geographical reach and usage of regional broadband network services and to reduce their prices in the territory of the Gabonese Republic. This Project Paper (PP) seeks the approval of the Executive Directors to provide an additional loan in the amount of US$23 million to the Gabonese Republic for the fourth phase of the Central African Backbone Program (CAB4 project, Loan No. 8150-GA). The Additional Financing (AF) will leverage US$2.10 million of additional counterpart financing and includes a restructuring of the CAB4 project involving: (a) changes to the project components; (b) extension of the CAB4 project closing date to be coterminous with the closing date of the AF; (c) revisions to the Results Framework; and (d) application of the most recent procurement guidelines, dated January 2011 and revised July 2014.

Details

  • Document Date

    2016/06/06

  • Document Type

    Project Paper

  • Report Number

    PAD1783

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Gabon,

  • Region

    Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2016/06/29

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Gabon - The Fourth Phase of the Central African Backbone Program Project : additional financing

  • Keywords

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Gabon - The Fourth Phase of the Central African Backbone Program Project : additional financing (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/856961467305764116/Gabon-The-Fourth-Phase-of-the-Central-African-Backbone-Program-Project-additional-financing