Gabon Statistical Development Project (WB-P157473)

Countries
  • Gabon
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
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Dec 15, 2016
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Borrower
Gabonese Republic
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Education and Health
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 50.00 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)
$ 50.00 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 Oct 12, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jul 7, 2016


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Project Description
The development objective of this project is to strengthen the capacity of the DGS, fill key data gaps, improve statistical production, and enhance statistical dissemination practices. The proposed project is structured into three components. They are (a) Improve Data Collection, Statistical Production, and Dissemination; (b) Build Technical Capacity and Modernize Infrastructure; and (c) NSS Institutional Reform, Project Management Capacity Building. The key aspects of the project are the strengthening of DGS's capacity, filling key data gaps, improving statistical production, and enhancing dissemination practices. In this respect, the key data gaps identified pertain to poverty, national accounts, price, agriculture and health statistics.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
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