Northern Mountain Integrated Child Nutrition Improvement Project (WB-P152023)

  • Vietnam
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Specific Location
Yen Bai Province and Son La Province
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
Dec 1, 2015
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Education and Health
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 2.90 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 3.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Oct 26, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Nov 17, 2015

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Project Description
This project targets the nutrition status of children under five through two main components: (i) Improving Food and Nutrition Security through the diversification of agricultural production and utilization of nutritious natural ingredients readily available in the target villages; and (ii) Strengthening community-based nutrition care and practice by providing group and peer counseling, supporting a mother-to-mother network, and promoting antenatal care conducted in the community health center. The Project Development Objective is to improve the nutrition status of children of age less than five in the target villages through improving the child feeding practices, maternal and child care, and to diversify sources of nutrition of pregnant women, infants and young children.
Investment Description
Borrower 100,000.00 Japan Social Development Fund 2,900,000.00 Total 3,000,000.00

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