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NIF - Projects in the Southern Region

The pipeline of projects supported by the Neighbourhood Investment Facility (NIF) in the Southern Neighbourhood of the EU has reached very significant amount since the Facility was officially launched in May 2008.

Egypt: 200 MW Wind Farm project in the Gulf of El Zayt
 
The project is part of a national programme supporting the governmental objective of expanding electricity production from renewable energy sources. The construction of this wind farm will contribute to this goal by producing environmentally sound energy. Lead IFI: KfW
Other FI: AFD & EIB
Total cost: €340 M
NIF grant: €10 M
Other EU grant: €20 M
Status: disbursing

 

Tunisia: Feasibility Study for a Concentrated Solar Power Plant (CSP)
The study has to determine the feasibility of a Concentrated Solar Power Plant (CSP) plant which would contribute to global climate protection by producing environmentally sound electrical energy and avoiding the generation of CO2 with a reasonable economic effort. Lead IFI: KfW
Other FI: AFD & EIB (tbc)
Total cost: ca. €120 M
NIF grant: €1 M
Status: disbursing

  

Morocco: Second national programme for rural roads
 
The construction of new rural roads will improve the accessibility of more than 3 million people to basic social services such as schools and healthcare, with a reduction of transportation costs and with an enhancement of economic productivity. Lead IFI: EIB
Other FI: AFD
Total cost: €397 M
NIF grant: €9.8 M
Status: disbursing

 

Egypt: Improved Water and Wastewater Services Programme (IWSP)
 
The project aims at improving water and wastewater services in four Governorates in the Nile Delta with a population of 16,3 million. It will improve the infrastructure of the wastewater collection system and treatment as well as the water supply networks. . Lead IFI: KfW
Other FI: AFD & EIB
Total cost: €295 M
NIF grant: €5 M
Other EU grant: €29 M
Status: disbursing 

 

Morocco: Programme of integrated sustainable development of urban transport in Rabat and Salé - construction of the infrastructure of the tramway network
 
The objective of the project is the sustainable improvement of mobility and urban environment in Rabat-Salé through the construction of a tramway network with a total length of 19 km and 32 stations. Lead IFI: AFD
Other FI: EIB
Total cost: €348 M
NIF grant: €8 M
Status: disbursing

 

Tunisia: Extension and rehabilitation of wastewater treatment plants and pumping stations
 
The programme aims at renewing and extending 19 wastewater treatment plants and 130 pumping stations, which will protect the water environment against pollution and improve the living conditions of the concerned populations, (i.e. 1,1 million people in 2021). Lead IFI: KfW
Other FI: AFD
Total cost: €127.8 M
NIF grant: €8 M
Status:  
disbursing

 

Morocco: Support Programme to the Education Sector in Morocco
The programme supports the reform of the education sector in Morocco and entails the implementation of an "urgency" action plan involving the reinforcement of educational infrastructure throughout the country, thus aiming at achieving a more equitable socio-economic development. Lead IFI: AFD
Other FI: EIB
Total cost: € 1,900 M
NIF grant: €15 M
Status: disbursing

 

Tunisia: Tunis Light Railway
The project entails the modernization of certain priority sections of the light railway network of the city of Tunis. The network upgrading will contribute to improving access by the local population to public transport and equitable and environmentally friendly socio-economic development. Lead IFI: AFD
Other FI: EIB & KfW
Total cost: € 550 M
NIF grant: €28 M
Status: first €14 M disbursing

 

Lebanon: Kesrwan Water and Wastewater
The project concerns the development of water and wastewater facilities in the coastal area of greater Kesrwan, North of Beirut. The project is part of the Lebanese National Action Plan for pollution reduction and will contribute to improving the quality of life of the local population. Lead IFI: EIB
Other FI: AFD
Total cost: € 214 M
NIF grant: €4 M
Status: signed

 

Egypt: Combined Renewable Energy Masterplan
The study aims at developing a Renewable Energy Framework (REF) for wind and solar power generation in Egypt serving as the basis for future investments contributing to the goal of global climate change protection. The Master Plan will also include a Feasibility Study for a Concentrated Power Plant (CSP). Lead IFI: KfW
Other FI: EIB,AFD
Total cost: tbd
NIF grant: €3 M
Status: approved

 

Egypt: Power Transmission project
The project concerns a multi-component investment programme in the Egyptian 220-500 kV transmission network. The investment will contribute to provide a reliable electricity supply for the increasing local demand, connecting new wind energy generation facilities to the grid as well as enabling future regional interconnections. Lead IFI: EIB
Other FI: KfW,AFD
Total cost: €762 M
NIF grant: €20 M
Status: approved

 

Morocco: National Sanitation Programme
The programme aims at improving sanitary conditions in a number of medium to small-sized municipalities in Morocco through investments in the upgrading of water and sanitation infrastructure. This programme is part of the Horizon 2020 Initiative for the de-pollution of the Mediterranean. Lead IFI: AFD
Other FI: EIB
Total cost: €176 M
NIF grant: €10 M
Status: approved

 

Jordan: Electricity Transmission
The NIF grant will fund a feasibility study and environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) related to future investments in the Jordanian electricity transmission system. The underlying infrastructure project will contribute to strengthen regional interconnections and the integration of renewable energies into the Jordanian grid. Lead IFI: EIB
Other FI: AFD
Total cost: n.a.
NIF grant: €2.2 M
Status: approved

 

 

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