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News Algeria: Study on Updating the National Water Plan

The aim of the water resources sector support programme in Algeria, initiated at the Algerian Government's request, under the MEDA programme, is to contribute towards the long-term satisfaction of consumer water demand, to restore the quality image of water sector services, to improve the suitability of the parties involved for their assignments concerning integrated management of water resources and to encourage saving water and safeguarding water resources and the environment.

In this context, activities will be carried out to improve knowledge of and update data on the water sector, and to improve and strengthen anticipation and intervention capacities of the different parties involved in the sector.

The aim of this contract is to carry out a study on updating the national water plan (to achieve uniformity of methodology, to adapt sector priorities taking into account reforms to refocus the administration on State functions and to introduce regulation and concession systems).

Participation in the contract is open to all legal entities (either as individuals or as part of a grouping - consortium - of candidates) who reside in one of the European Union Member States or in a country or territory in the regions covered and/or authorised by the specific legal provisions applicable to the programme under which the contract is financed. International organisations may also take part. Participation of natural persons is governed by the legal provision applicable to the programme under which the contract is financed.

Closing date: 15 February 2008.

Contact information Ministère des ressources en eau, M. Tahar Aichaoui - directeur des études et des aménagements hydrauliques, 3, rue du Caire, Kouba, Alger, Algeria. (email: ;
Phone: /Fax: +213 21 68 04 37
News type Procurement
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Source of information EuropeAid
Geographical coverage Algeria
News date 09/01/2008
Working language(s) FRENCH