Improving Nutrition Outcomes using the Multiphase Programmatic Approach (WB-P160848)

  • Madagascar
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Dec 12, 2017
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Government of Madagascar
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 80.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 90.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jul 12, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Sep 1, 2011

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Project Description

The project objective is to increase utilization of a package of reproductive, maternal and child health and nutrition (RMCHN) interventions and improve key nutrition behaviors known to reduce stunting in targeted regions and to provide immediate and effective response to an eligible crisis or emergency.

The project has four components:

  1. Scale up coverage and utilization of theRMCHN minimum package
  2. Strengthen capacity to manage and deliver the RMCHN package
  3. Project Management, Capacity Building and Operations Support
  4. Contingent Emergency Response Component (CERC).

Components 1 and 2 will be informed by the following crosscutting areas:

  1. Climate change: a “climate change and health/nutrition” diagnostic conducted during project preparation identified climate-related entry points and interventions for this program (e.g. scaling up solar refrigerators in all regions, solar batteries for all data collection tablets, and integrating climate change and health/nutrition education into relevant project activities)
  2. Gender: Given the underlying role of gender inequality in the targeted nutrition behaviors and practices, community-based activities will be assessed and designed as gender-smart.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

Free-standing Co-financing Trust Fund - 10.00 (USD Million)
International Development Association (IDA) - 40.00 (USD Million)

Contact Information

National Nutrition Office
Raveloharison Ambinintsoa
National Coordinator ONN

Implementing Agencies:
National Community Nutrition Program Management Unit
Ranaivoson Christian
National Director

Ministry of Health
Ratsirarson Joséa
Secretary General

Unité de Coordination des Projets (UCP) - Ministry of Public Health
Rakotovao Alain
National Coordinator UCP



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