French development agency contributes $13 million for community projects

The French Development Agency (FDA) is contributing about $13 million to a project to study community infrastructure needs in Ecuador. The non-refundable allocation was delivered last week in Quito. The Ecuadorian Development Bank (BDE) received the 10-million Euro allocation from the FDA on February 14. The funds will be administered by a special unit of the BDE and will finance technical studies on the development of infrastructure projects for municipal governments across the country. Such projects include running water supply implementation, sewage systems and solid waste management programs, among others. The economic resources provided by FDA came originally from the…

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