Kibale Forest Wild Coffee Project (WB-P059869)

Countries
  • Uganda
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
C
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Borrower
UAA C
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.75 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 @ WB website

Updated in EWS Dec 6, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jun 5, 2002


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Project Description

The project objective is to conserve globally significant biodiversity in Kibale National Park and in the agricultural landscape of Uganda by creating a system to use income from sale of Kibale Forest Wild Coffee to improve management of KNP It was also intended to provide an incentive to small arabica farmers sufficient to lead them to produce organic coffee in
biologically diverse agricultural ecosystems. The expected project outcomes anticipated from the Kibale Forest Wild Coffee (GEF Medium-Sized Project), were the removal of the present threat to biological diversity in both the core conservation zone, and the buffer zone, the establishment of an ecologically, sustainable management system, including that for a self-sustaining incentive for conservation of biological diversity in an agricultural landscape, and, the creation of a financial flow for sustaining management costs, to be invested in socioeconomic improvements for the community.

 

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure

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