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Provision of Hardware and Software Components to IWRMIS, Including
Ancillary Goods and Non Consulting Services
Mission Statement


The Ministry of Mines Energy and Water Development has received financing toward the cost of the Establishment of an Integrated Water Resources Management Information System (IWRMIS), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this financing to payments under the agreement(s) resulting from this IFB: Provision of Hardware and Software Components to IWRMIS, Including Ancillary Goods and Non Consulting Services. More

Water Resources Development Project

Environmental And Social Management Framework

The Government of the Republic of Zambia has requested World Bank financing to support the National Water Resources Development Project (WRDP). This project corresponds with the central features of the Government‟s vision and strategy as described in its Vision 2030, the Integrated Water Resources Management and Water Efficiency Implementation Plan (2005-2030) and the Sixth National Development Plan (2011-15). The Project Development Objective is to support the implementation of an integrated framework for water resources management that promotes infrastructure development in support of economic growth, poverty reduction and climate resilience. Community-based water resources infrastructure subprojects (Small dams and Weirs) will be identified and planned in consultation with local communities, supported by project-financed management and extension teams, and then approved for funding through the Zambian Government‟s water resources development and management approval systems.

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About the Ministry

The Ministry of Energy and Water Development has been merged with the Ministry of Mines to form a new Ministry of Mines, Energy and Water Development. The Departments under this new Ministry are six as follows:

Department of Geological Survey

Department of Mine Safety

Department of Energy

Department of Water Affairs

Department of Planning and Information

Department of Human Resource and Administration

The realignment of the Ministry is intended to improve co-ordination and implementation of sector programmes in accordance with the ruling Patriotic Front party manifesto. 


Water Resources ManagementEnergy Management
Water resources management is the practice of making decisions and taking actions of how water should be managed. These decisions and actions relate to situations such as river basin planning, organization, water development harnessing infrastructure, controlling reservoir releases, regulating floodplains, and developing new laws and regulations.
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