Millennium Challenge Account Mozambique launches tender to refurbish water supply system in Mocuba

30 May 2012

The Millennium Challenge Account – Mozambique has launched a public tender to choose a company to refurbish the drinking water system in Mocuba, in Zambézia province, central Mozambique, Macauhub learned in the Mozambican capital.

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), which represents the United States federal government and the Ministry for Planning and Development, representing the Mozambican government, are implementing a programme to reduce poverty in four provinces in northern Mozambique – Cabo Delgado, Niassa, Nampula and Zambézia – with funding of US$507 million.

One of the target areas for the programme is refurbishment of drinking water systems including repairing the Nacala dam in the municipal area of the same name, in Nampula province, northern Mozambique.

Chinese companies have been involved in work to refurbish and modernise drinking water systems in several Mozambican towns and cities, notably the China Henan International Cooperation Group (Chico) in three municipal areas of Manica province, in projects that will provide water to 500,000 people. (macauhub)