Infrastructure: African Investment Platform

01.11.2022

Total budget: EUR 106 177 000 

  • Blantyre Airport Rehabilitation: EUR  51 985 000
  • Multinational Nacala Road Corridor Development Project Phase V: EUR 54 192 000

Total amount of EDF contribution (EC): EUR 35 080 000

  • Blantyre Airport Rehabilitation: EUR  16 985 000
  • Multinational Nacala Road Corridor Development Project Phase V: EUR 18 095 000

Third party co-financing contribution: EUR 71 097 000

  • Blantyre Airport Rehabilitation: EUR  35 000 000
  • Multinational Nacala Road Corridor Development Project Phase V: EUR 36 097 000

Objectives

Blantyre Airport Rehabilitation:

  1. In a first phase, to improve the safety and security of the Chileka airport in line with international aviation standards and ensure the airport is able to remain open in the medium to long term; and
  2. To complete preparatory works for a second phase, to improve the commercial (cargo) capabilities of the airport to support trade, private sector development and job creation.

Multinational Nacala Road Corridor Development Project Phase V:

To enhance trade competitiveness in international markets for Malawi and other countries using the Nacala Transport Corridor, namely, Zambia and northern Mozambique, through improvement of road infrastructure, border crossings and cargo handling facilities at Nacala port.

Expected Results

Blantyre Airport Rehabilitation:

  • Runway reconstruction, taxiway and Apron and associated works
  • Landside Safety infrastructure and Economic Development
  • Project Preparation and Project Management Support

Multinational Nacala Road Corridor Development Project Phase V:

  • Rehabilitate the 55km Nsipe-Liwonde Road to complement.
  • Construct and establish a OSBP between Malawi and Mozambique at Chiponde to facilitate cross-border trade.
  • Capacity building - training of SMEs in cross-border trading, training in the use of Pavement Management System.
  • Provide social infrastructure (markets) to provide job and trading opportunities.
  • Protection of selected catchments areas along the road corridor

Implementation Status

  • Blantyre Airport Rehabilitation: The project is in the appraisal stage.
  • Nacala Road: The procurement of consulting services is on-gong.

Implementation Period:

December 2019 / December 2025 (Blantyre Airport), December 2026 (Nacala Road)

Malawi
Ongoing
Transport & Infrastructure
Contact Details

EU Delegation to Malawi

This action is co-financed in joint co-financing by: EIB: EUR 30 000 000 (Blantyre Airport), AfDB: EUR 31 828 000 (Nacala Road), Government of Malawi: EUR 5 00 000 (Blantyre Airport), EUR 4 269 000 (Nacala Road)
Main implementation partners: EIB (Blantyre Airport), AfDB (Nacala Road)
Other Partners: Ministry of Transport and Department of Civil Aviation
EUR 35 080 000
EDF