Sindh Enhancing Response to Reduce Stunting (WB-P161624)

Regions
  • South Asia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Countries
  • Pakistan
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
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
May 26, 2017
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Borrower
Government of Pakistan, Economic Affairs Division
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 61.62 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 61.62 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)
$ 437.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jul 7, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Nov 11, 2016


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Project Description

According to WB website, the development objective of Sindh Enhancing Response to Reduce Stunting Project for Pakistan is to contribute to the reduction of the stunting rate among children under 5 years of age by targeting the most affected districts in the Province of Sindh. This project has two components:

Component 1. Expanding Access to a Multisectoral Package of Services for Reducing Stunting which aims to support expansion and increase coverage of a multisectoral package of services to deliver results related to maternal and child nutrition, hygiene and sanitation practices and quality and diversification of dietary practices

Component 2. Strengthening Key Cross - Cutting Nutrition-Related Interventions and Project Management which aims to finance TA and selected inputs for effective cross-sectoral communication, coordination and information systems, in addition to Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) demand side that will contribute towards achievement of project results. 

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Team Leader: Francisca Ayodeji Akala

Senior Health Specialist, World Bank 

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. 

 

Team Leader: Aliya Kashif

Health Specialist, World Bank

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. 

 
Borrower: Government of Pakistan, Economic Affairs Division
 
Tariq Bajwa, Secretary

Email Address: secretary@ead.gov.pk

 

Implementing Agency: Government of Sindh, Planning and Development

Dr. Shereen Mustafa, Secretary (Planning), Planning and Development

Email Address: shereen.narejo@gmail.com 

 

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