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Aparecida de Goiânia 100 Years’ Infrastructure Program

Brazil Brazil
Area Of Operation
Multiple Areas Multiple Areas

Quick Facts

Concept Approval Date
24 December 2021
Total Project Cost
USD 150 million
Proposed Loan Amount
USD 120 million
Municipality of Aparecida de Goiânia
Project Entity
Municipality of Aparecida de Goiânia

More About This Project

The Municipality of Aparecida de Goiânia (PMAG) is the second largest city in the state of Goiás with a population of more than 600,000. Since the 1990s, PMAG has been transforming from a dormitory city to one of the five industrial hubs in the state, currently representing 10% of the state’s industrial output with over 2,000 industries ranging from the agriculture to pharmaceutical sectors. This transformation has caused a 238% linear population increase and led to disorderly expansion of neighborhoods resulting in urban mobility issues with limited local access and long commutes, and a social unbalance in access to public education and in quality of life overall.

A direct contribution to PMAG’s Social Mobility Program by tackling urban development on two fronts: mobility and social infrastructure, aiming to resolve key challenges arisen from the fast population growth in the past decades.

The Project comprises the following key components:

i) Street Pavement – Includes streets in 115 neighborhoods, for a total length of approximatively 214 km, to achieve 100% of the city street network paved.

ii) Bridges, Underpasses and Overpasses – Construction of four bridges, two underpasses and two overpasses to improve mobility and connectivity.

iii) Park Urbanization – Four parks covering a total area of approximatively 351,000 m2.

iv) School Buildings – Construction of 15 school buildings, including 11 for early childhood education (ages zero to five) and four elementary schools (ages five to ten).