TOP 7 MEGA PROJECTS IN RWANDA (ONGOING & COMPLETED) ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผ



1. Bugesera International Airport

Construction of the $ 1.3 billion Bugesera International Airport(BIA) in Eastern Rwanda will be completed by December 2022,
construction activities of airport was hampered by the COVID-19.

2. Kigali City Green Project

The Government of Rwanda (GoR), under its Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy EDPRS (II), has pioneered a vision of a Green City Concept. A 620-hectare site has been selected in Kinyinya, Gasabo District, Kigali City. The $4-5billion development project will accommodate 30,000 housing units to benefit around 150,000 people and create at least 16,000 jobs to Rwandan community.

3. RUSIZI HYDROPOWER PLANT

The Ruzizi III Hydropower Plant Project which is part of the Programme for the Development of Infrastructure in Africa (PIDA) concerns Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Rwanda. It entails the construction of a run-of-river dam (on the Ruzizi River between DRC and Rwanda downstream from the Ruzizi II hydropower dam), a 147 MW power plant and a distribution station.

4. Amahoro Stadium Upgrade

The stadium will undergo a major renovation that will entail expansion works and some additional roofing that will shield spectators from extreme weather conditions and also give them comfort. Amahoro National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium with a capacity of 25,000 people and that number will be increased to 45,000, making it the biggest stadium in the country.

5. Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Project

The Regional Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Project (RRFP) is a hydropower project under joint development by the Governments of Republic of Burundi, Republic of Rwanda and United Republic of Tanzania through a commonly owned Rusumo Power Company (RPCL). The joint development was entered by the three governments through a Tripartite Agreement signed on 16th February, 2012

6. Lake Kivu Methane Gas Project

KivuWatt, a project managed by Contour Global, was the worldโ€™s first large-scale methane-to-power project. The project extracts methane from Lake Kivu to generate electricity, expanding household access to power, lowering costs, and reducing environmental hazards.

7. Base Rukomo Nyagatare Road project

The road Base- Rukomo โ€“ Nyagatare road project (124.3km) is being upgraded from unpaved road to asphalt and is expected to promote trade

Source: African Facts Zone

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