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Dutch Gov. Gives $61.5 million for Water Supply in Mozambique

Mozambique received 61.5 million euros ($86.4 million) from the Dutch government to finance a water supply development program in seven of the country’s provinces. The money, which will benefit the provinces of Tete, Manica, Sofala, Inhambane, Gaza, Nampula and Cabo Delgado, will be channeled through the United Nations childresn's Fund, the Maputo-based paper said.

The Dutch diplomat, Frans Bijoet noted that 18 districts of the provinces of Sofala, Manica and Tete, in the centre of the country, had benefitted from funding of US$27 million invested via the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in water supply and sanitation projects.

Via CARE, a non-governmental organisation that operates in the country, the Dutch government, according to Bijvoet, provided 8 million euros for water and sanitation projects that are being carried out in five districts of the provinces of Nampula and Cabo Delgado.

As part of the public-private partnership between the Fund fro Investments and Water Supply Assets (Fipag), Vitens, the most important Dutch drinking water distribution and sale company, and the Netherlands’ government provided funding of 9 million euros for water projects in the cities of Inhambane and Maxixe, in the province of Inhambane and Chókwè and Xai-Xai, in Gaza.

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