Integrated Public Sector Reform Project (WB-P160801)

  • Congo, Republic of
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
May 18, 2017
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Ministry of Planning
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  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 40.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 40.00 million
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Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Sep 18, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Nov 21, 2016

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Project Description
The development objective of the Integrated Public Sector Reform Project for Congo, Republic of is to improve public resources management and accountability in the Republic of Congo. The project comprises of four components. The first component, strengthening revenue mobilization and public expenditure management objective is twofold: (a) to improve non-oil revenue collection, and (b) to rationalize the expenditure chain. It consists of following sub-components: (i) strengthening revenue mobilization; and (ii) strengthening public expenditure management. The second component, modernization of the public administration objective is to develop a public sector modernization strategy and implement it in pilot departments and agencies. It consists of following sub-components: (i) improving civil service management capacity; (ii) modernization of the departments implementing reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+); and (iii) modernization of the public procurement system. The third component, improving transparency and accountability objectives are to strengthen the capacity of the oversight institutions, increase transparency in the forestry and extractive sectors, and promote citizen engagement. It consists of following sub-components: (i) supporting the Cour de Comptes et Discipline Budgétaire (CCDB), general inspection of finance (IGF), and economy and finance committees of the parliament; (ii) supporting social accountability and citizen engagement; (iii) improving transparency of the revenue collection system in the forestry sector; and (iv) improving transparency in the extractives sector. The fourth component, project implementation support objectives are to enhance the project implementation capacity and to support the development and application of a monitoring and evaluation (M and E) system for tracking progress in governance reforms
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