Expanding Opportunities for Development and Economic Growth in Communities of Influence of the Minin (IADB-BO-T1330)

  • Bolivia
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Financial Institutions
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Oct 1, 2019
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Government of Bolivia
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  • Law and Government
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.35 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1.50 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IADB website

Updated in EWS Oct 24, 2019

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Project Description

The objective of this technical cooperation is to increase opportunities and socioeconomic benefits and reduce poverty for communities in areas of influence of mining activity, especially the communities of San Cristóbal, Culpina K, Vila Vila and Río Grande, located in the municipality of Colcha K, Province of Nor Lípez, Department of Potosí, Bolivia. The aim is to promote a sustainable and self-managed local economic development model with participation from different economic sectors, promoted by local actors. Specifically, the program will help maximize access to the labor market and local goods and services through a sustainable intervention that builds capacity in local, public and private actors. It will be carried out through the (i) development of a strategy of sustainable development of the local business ecosystem, in the light of an analysis of gaps and opportunities and the participation of local actors; and (ii) direct and indirect support to local companies, associations, and government entities, combining "on-site" and group technical assistance and the establishment of mechanisms to improve access to operating and investment capital.

Investment Description
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

Japan Poverty Reduction Program

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