Infrastructure: African Investment Facility (AFIF)

01.11.2022

Total budget: EUR 187 550 000 

  • Malawi M1 Road Rehabilitation: EUR  163 450 000 
  • Construction of the Mozambique-Malawi Inter-connector: EUR 24 100 000

Total amount of EDF contribution (EC): EUR 64 556 000

  • Malawi M1 Road Rehabilitation: EUR  44,156,000
  • Construction of the Mozambique-Malawi Inter-connector: EUR 20,400,000

Third party co-financing contribution: EUR 124 000 000

  • Malawi M1 Road Rehabilitation: EUR  120 300 000 
  • Construction of the Mozambique-Malawi Interconnector: EUR 3 700 000

Objectives

Malawi M1 Road Rehabilitation:

To improve food security, access to trade and essential services through the provision of basic road infrastructure by providing a reliable and durable M1 Road integrated into the COMESA North-South Corridor and increasing traffic safety and the security of the M1 Road.

Construction of the Mozambique-Malawi Inter-connector:

To contribute to a sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction in Malawi as well as climate protection by providing access to reliable, sustainable and climate-friendly power supply.

Expected Results

Malawi M1 Road Rehabilitation:

  • Chiweta-Kacheche section of 66km
  • Kasungu–Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) of 102km
  • Kasungu–Jenda Section of 86 km
  • Jenda-Mzimba Section of 47 km
  • Technical Assistance for Project Implementation and Capacity Building

Construction of the Mozambique-Malawi Inter-connector:

  • Installation of approx. 76 km of 400 kV transmission line
  • Extension of Phombeya substation with transmission line bays.

Implementation Status

  • Malawi M1 Road Rehabilitation: The works are ongoing.
  • Construction of the Mozambique-Malawi Inter-connector: The works are ongoing.

Implementation Period:

December 2017 / December 2027 (M1 Road), December 2025 (Inter-connector)

 

Malawi
EUR 187 550 000
Ongoing
Contact Details

EU Delegation to Malawi

European Union contribution is EUR 64 556 000. This action is co-financed in joint co-financing by: - EIB: EUR 95 500 000 (M1 Road) - Government of Malawi: EUR 24 800 000 (M1 Road), EUR 3 700 000 (Interconnector)
Main implementation partners: EIB (M1 Road) and KfW (Inter-connector)
Other partners: Ministry of Transport / ESCOM
EUR 64 556 000
EDF