Tanzania: Resilient Natural Resource Management for Tourism and Growth (WB-P150523)

  • Tanzania
Geographic location 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
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Bank Risk Rating
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Sep 28, 2017
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
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  • Infrastructure
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 150.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 150.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Oct 2, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Dec 8, 2014

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Project Description
If provided by the financial institution, the Early Warning System Team writes a short summary describing the purported development objective of the project and project components. Review the complete project documentation for a detailed description.
The development objective of Resilient Natural Resource Management for Tourism and Growth Project for Tanzania is to improve management of natural resources and tourism assets in priority areas of Southern Tanzania and to increase access to alternative livelihood activities for targeted communities. This project has four components. 1) The first component, Strengthen management and improve infrastructure in priority Protected Areas, has the following subcomponents: (i) Improve PA infrastructure; (ii) Strengthen management capacity and infrastructure maintenance of PAs; and (iii) Strengthen Destination Southern Tanzania. 2) The second component, Strengthen alternative livelihoods for targeted communities in proximity to the priority Protected Areas, has the following sub components: (i) Improve the governance framework of conservation-related community-based initiatives; (ii) Enhance alternative community livelihoods by improving economic opportunities and linking them with conservation of wildlife and landscapes; and (iii) Skills development for local access to jobs in tourism and conservation. 3) The third component, Strengthen landscape management and infrastructure investments in and upstream of the Ruaha National Park, has the following subcomponents: (i) Assess and implement infrastructure measures to augment dryseason flows to the RUNAPA; (ii) Improve efficiency of irrigation systems; (iii) Catchment conservation activities in selected sub-basins; and (iv) Support the consensus-building process for land and water management and climate change adaptation in the Usangu plains. 4) The fourth component, Project management, institutional strengthening, quality assurance and control, and monitoring and evaluation, aims to finance supplemental support for project management, to ensure coordinated and timely execution of infrastructure and other project activities.
Investment Description
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Contact Information
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Name: Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism Contact: Major General Gaudence S. Milanzi Title: Permanent Secretary Tel: 00255-22-2861870 Email: ps@mnrt.go.tz ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.

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