5 articles in Rwanda

Metito crosses the finishing line on marathon Rwanda bulk water PPP financing Vol 18, Issue 12 (December 2017)

The project developer can now begin work on the water treatment and supply project, some two and a half years after it was first awarded. Despite the delay, Metito says the project will still mark a flagship PPP reference for the region.

Kigali looks to spur development with first piped wastewater breakthrough Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

The new central sewerage project lined up for the Rwandan capital marks a breakthrough for the government and the international donors backing it. It also marks a step back for water PPPs in the east African country.

Rwanda extends PPP hopes to the hinterlands Vol 17, Issue 1 (January 2016)

Kigali scored a coup last year with one of the most high-profile PPP deals on the continent, supplying water to the capital city. Plans to wield private finance in order to expand water supply to rural areas could prove to be a harder sell. 

Multilaterals Vol 16, Issue 2 (February 2015)

  • The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is looking to follow up on the $35 million equity investment it signed with China Everbright Water Limited (CEWL) this month with a $...
  • The IFC has also been busy in Africa. Following its successful Benin rural water bundle last year, two more PPPs are moving ahead. A decision is expected within weeks as to whether Mozambique will go ahead with a new public-private partnership in...
  • The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development committed more than twice as much to the Middle East and North African water sector as it committed to Eastern Europe last year, according to our annual round-up of the bank’s activity. To maintain its competitive edge, the EBRD is also launching...
  • Egypt’s PPP unit confirmed this month that it has received two formal bids for the 1.6 million m³/d Abu Rawash wastewater project, and aims to unveil a winner...

MIDDLE EAST WATER IN BRIEF Vol 12, Issue 2 (February 2011)

* Israeli component company Amiad Filtration Systems has acquired the remaining 34% stake in its French subsidiary Amiad France SARL.