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Bio-economy Empowerment in Suriname Indigenous Communities through Access to Water, Energy and Telecommunications (Bio-SWEET)
The general objective of the first operation is to promote the bioeconomic and social development of rural villages in the Amazon of Suriname by increasing access to affordable, reliable, clean and sustainable electricity, water and telecommunication services. The specific objectives are to: (i) provide villages in rural areas with reliable access to electricity using renewable energy, provide a potable water supply and access to telecommunication systems; (ii) promote the development of a bioeconomy in rural areas of the Amazon with a gender perspective; and (iii) strengthen the institutional capacity of MNH and EBS to plan and manage electrification and water projects.

Project Detail

Country

Suriname

Project Number

SU-L1076

Approval Date

-

Project Status

Preparation

Project Type

Loan Operation

Sector

ENERGY

Subsector

RURAL ELECTRIFICATION

Lending Instrument

Investment Loan

Lending Instrument Code

INV

Modality

GOM (Global of Multiple Works Operation)

Facility Type

-

Environmental Classification

Likely to cause mostly local and short-term negative environmental and associated social impacts and for which effective mitigation measures are readily available

Total Cost

-

Country Counterpart Financing

-

Original Amount Approved

USD 45,000,000.00

Financial Information
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