Mozambique SNDB (IFC-602761)

  • Mozambique
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Mar 18, 2018
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  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.43 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 Mar 21, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Mar 13, 2019

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Project Description

The first round of Subnational Doing Business in Mozambique will produce baseline data on four Doing Business areas that are actionable at the national and local level and where subnational differences are more likely to occur. The benchmark includes three areas (starting a business, registering property and enforcing contracts) across 10 of the largest provinces: Cabo Delgado, Gaza, Inhambane, Manica, Maputo City, Nampula, Niassa, Sofala, Tete and Zambezia. It also measures trading across borders at three maritime ports (Beira, Maputo and Nacala) and one land border crossing (Ressano Garcia). It will provide reform recommendations in each of those four areas.

SNDB gathers, validates and publishes data based on private sector feedback. National, provincial and local governments are also fully involved in the project and its implementation process which ensures that government officials not only understand the benchmarking but also learn how to reform. This is fostered through peer to peer learning and similar techniques. However, since the SNDB team is not directly involved in the process of reforming but in collecting information that motivates reforms, claiming attribution for the potential impact of those reforms is not recommendable.

Investment Description
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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