(AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers State has disclosed that his administration has executed approximately 838 micro projects in the state through the Community and Social Development Project (CSDP), which is a collaboration between the state and the World Bank, from 2009 till date.
The governor, who was represented by Dr Inyang Asibong, Commissioner for International Development Cooperation, made this known via a statement in Calabar at a one day workshop on presentation of CSDP outcome evaluation result to stakeholders in Cross Rivers State.
According to the statement, the CSDP was the anchor point of the administration’s rural development drive in the state, which is informed by its focused on the industrialization of the state.
The micro projects, which were executed in over 300 communities across the 18 local government areas of the state, include, provision of water, healthcare centres, education, rural electrification, socio-economic, environment, transport and community housing.
POTENTIAL IMPACT: The projects will improve the state’s social and natural resources infrastructure services in a sustainable manner, especially for poor communities and vulnerable groups in the state who are the direct beneficiaries of the projects.