World Bank Helps Brazil Expand Access to Water, Sanitation Services

The World Bank has approved a $107.33 million loan to help improve access to water and sanitation services in Brazil.

The money will be used for the country’s Federal Integrated Water Sector Project, which aims to tackle issues of water scarcity and unequal access in various regions of Brazil. The project includes activities to strengthen Brazil’s National Water Resources Plan, support the construction of water infrastructure and irrigation systems, and build the capacity of relevant national and local government agencies.

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  • Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.