GPOBA Grants US$5.25 million to Improve Access to Water Services in Urban and Peri-urban Areas in Cameroon

News Release No. 2008/4

In Washington:
Cathy Russell, tel. (+1-202) 458 8124 crussell@worldbank.org

In Yaoundé:
Henri Bateg, tel. (+237) 2220 3815 hbateg@worldbank.org

Yaoundé, Cameroon – April 7, 2008 – The World Bank, acting as an administrator for the Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA), today signed a grant agreement for US$5.25 million with Cameroon’s state-owned asset holding company Camwater to expand access to urban and periurban water supply for poor households.

The World Bank, acting as an administrator for the Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA), today signed a grant agreement for US$5.25 million with Cameroon’s state-owned asset holding company Camwater to expand access to urban and periurban water supply for poor households.