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Transform the city, reinforce social cohesion and reduce carbon impact


Period
2015 - 2029

Implementing agencies
AFD

African partners
Other public body

Names of African partners involved
Municipality of Johannesburg

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)
Single donor, Bilaterals involved

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
AFD

Geographical scope
Country

Countries where active
South Africa

Sectors
Renewables

Sub Sectors (Electricity)

Type of intervention

Type of technical assistance
Information and analysis, Policy support / institution building

Gender focus
No

Climate focus
Yes

Type of financing
Debt

Main objectives
The objective is to reduce the social inequalities by fostering the access to decent accomodation, public infrastructure, and job opportunities to the poorest populations; reverse the urban divide to make the city more efficient; reduce the cost of infrastructure for inhabitants and mitigate the carbon impact of the city.

Main activities
The project consists in supporting the spatial transformation of the city by financing a part of the municipal program of investment for 2014-2017. The loan included several components of technical assistant. It allows the support of Johannesburg's municipality policy of spatial transformation, by evaluating social and economic impacts and integrating climate challenges (eco-districts, the management of urban services and green infrastructures).

Comments

Sources
https://www.afd.fr/fr/transformer-la-ville-renforcer-la-cohesion-sociale-et-reduire-lempreinte-carbone

Contact information
Oliver Grandvoinet, Infrastructure and Climate Change Affairs Director grandvoineto@afd.fr

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