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Mali: Bids invited for Taoussa dam

The Taoussa Development Authority on behalf of the Ministry of Energy and Water invites bids by 17 January for the construction of the Taoussa dam and an associated 25MW hydropower plant on the Niger River in north-eastern Mali. The multipurpose project, which is to be financed by the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa, the Ecowas Bank for Investment and Development, the Islamic Development Bank, the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, the Opec Fund and the Saudi Development Fund, aims to promote agriculture, livestock farming and fishing.

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