AfDB, TRANSCO CLSG kick off Virtual Supervision mission on the CLSG project

Thursday, August 5, 2021: The Management of TRANSCO CLSG and the African Development Bank (AfDB), one of the financiers of the CLSG project, have launched a virtual supervision mission on the CLSG project to review progress already made in the implementation of the project. The Mission runs from today and concludes on Thursday, August 12, 2021.

The mission will be led by Mrs. Fatimata GABA-OUEDRAOGO (Chief Power Engineer and Task Manager); and will be composed of Mr. Emmanuel MANIRAGABA (Senior Power Engineer); Mr. Maximin ANASSIDE ENAGNON CODJO (Procurement Officer).

The mission objectives include: (i) review and discuss, with relevant stakeholders, the project implementation status (including the technical, procurement, financial management, disbursement, safeguards and reporting aspects); (ii) discuss the CLSG project’s sustainability, including the transition phase to commercial operation phase; and (iii) review a time-bound action plan to resolve all outstanding issues.

The specific tasks to be undertaken during the mission shall cover a review of the implementation status of the recommendations from the previous mission, review of the execution of the CLSG project by component, including, but not limited to, the review of all technical related aspects to the line, substation, SVC, SCADA, etc, review and compare actual project implementation performance with appraisal estimates, outlining the main factors that affected the performance, and making comments on the performance of the various entities involved (government, TRANSCO CLSG, Owner’s Engineer, contractors, etc.) and the review of the project achievement milestones and confirmation of commissioning date.

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