Implementation support to the PICES survey in Zimbabwe (WB-P158475)

  • Zimbabwe
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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
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Dec 13, 2016
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Republic of Zimbabwe
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  • Technical Cooperation
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1.90 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 Sep 24, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 6, 2016

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Project Description
The project is Recipient Executed (RE) and complements one other World Bank activity (P157466) which is Bank Executed (BE). The project focuses on implementation of the PICES survey with the following objective: enhance the understanding of poverty and its causes by increasing the availability and analysis of high quality data on poverty, other welfare indicators and on household income earning activities through implementation of a high quality PICES survey that meets international standards. The complementary BE activity (P157466) consists of technical assistance to support (i) survey design and data analysis and (ii) development planning and monitoring and evaluation.
Investment Description

Contact Information
Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: Republic of Zimbabwe Contact: PS Manungo Title: Permanent Secretary (Ministry of Finance) Tel: 2634707023 Email: Implementing Agencies Name: ZIMSTAT Contact: Nelson Taruvinga Title: Director Tel: Email: 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 You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: