Cabo Verde: First Sustainable, Equitable, and Green Recovery DPF (WB-P174754)

  • Cape Verde
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Voting Date
Aug 31, 2021
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Government of Cabo Verde
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 20.00 million
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$ 20.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS May 31, 2021

Disclosed by Bank Feb 15, 2021

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According to bank documents, the programmatic DPF series strengthes policies for a sustainable, equitable, and greener economic recovery.

The DPF series supports Cabo Verde authorities in their efforts to build back better after the COVID-19 crisis and to reposition the role of the state in the economy over the medium term. The series is structured around three interrelated policy areas:

  • Pillar A aims to improve debt transparency and reduce fiscal risks from SOEs: The reform program includes measures to (i) strengthen fiscal risk management, including the adoption of a framework to issue state guarantees and (ii) reduce fiscal risks by improving the quality, frequency, and coverage of public debt reporting, including from SOEs.
  • Pillar B seeks to strengthen the resilience of poor and vulnerable households, particularly women, to shocks, including climate-related shocks This pillar builds on the COVID-19 response program and continues to strengthen the social protection system by (i) supporting the continued use of safety nets to respond to COVID-19 in the short-term and further strengthening the shock-responsiveness of the safety net system in the medium-term and (ii) strengthening the usability of the social registry and enabling broader usage for targeted service delivery.

  • Pillar C supports a green, sustainable, and private sector-led recovery: This pillar promotes private sector investment and the transition towards a low-carbon economy by: (i) supporting reforms of the electricity sector to attract private investment necessary to lower the cost of electricity services, strengthen energy independence, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions; (ii) promoting a harmonized, streamlined and more predictable regulation for investment in the tourism sector; and (iii) supporting the sustainable development of the fishery sector, including aquaculture.

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World Bank:
Jose Daniel Reyes, Cristina Navarrete Moreno
Senior Economist

Cabo Verde

Implementing Agency:
Ministry of Finances
Gilson Pena
Director of National Planning 


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