Canadian company Cowater International awarded tender in Mozambique

17 July 2009

Maputo, Mozambique, 17 July – Canada’s Cowater International has been granted a tender launched by the Millennium Challenge Account-Moçambique for a hydro project in the north of the country expected to cost US$4.3 million, Macauhub has learned in Maputo.

The contract with Cowater International will be four years long and thus run until 2013.

The Millennium Challenge Account launched several tenders at the beginning of the year with a view to contracting companies to coordinate economic feasibility and environmental impact studies as well as the engineering project, amongst other activities.

KPMG, a consulting an auditing firm operating in Mozambique, also won a contract for the land ownership project.

The contract awarded to KPMG will also run until 2013 and its aim if an “ownership management programme for community land.”

Other contracts awarded to other companies are for the areas of water and sanitation and programmes administration.

The MCA signed with the Mozambican government a project to be carried out over a five-year period, worth over US$500 million, in the country’s northern provinces, specifically Cabo Delgado, Nampula, Zambézia and Niassa. (macauhub)