Special Financing Facility for Local Development (WB-P156257)

  • Somalia
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jan 11, 2016
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Federal Government of Somalia
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  • Construction
  • Infrastructure
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 6.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 6.00 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 Jul 27, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Nov 10, 2015

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Project Description
This project finances the construction and reconstruction of infrastructure and the development of public service delivery capacity in targeted areas of Somalia, as well as support for the Federal Government and regional administrations’ capacity to respond to an eligible crisis or emergency. This includes three components: i) small-scale infrastructure that will finance small-scale local development activities in the pre-1991 regions of Somalia; ii) program operations and capacity building that will finance costs associated with overall project implementation; and iii) contingency emergency response that will allow for project funds to be used to address emergency works or activities resulting from potential natural disasters.
Investment Description
This project is funded by a grant from the Somalia Multi-Partner Fund.

Contact Information
Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: Federal Government of Somalia Republic Contact: Mohamed Aden Ibrahim Title: Minister of Finance Email: farkeeti@hotmail.com Implementing Agencies Name: Ministry of Finance Contact: Ali Haji Aden Title: Head of TIU Email: alihadam@gmail.com 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.