Improving Government to Business services (IFC-600783)

Regions
  • Africa
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Mar 16, 2015
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Sectors
  • Law and Government
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 4.22 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Aug 3, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Oct 28, 2015


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Project Description
This project finances improvements in government to business services through five components: i) Automation of Business licenses; ii) Extend on-line construction permitting to secondary cities; iii) Develop a business to government mobile phone/e- feedback mechanism iv) Support the government to develop an effective Inspections Board v) Promote private participation and market competition in key sectors.
Investment Description
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Contact Information
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