Sao Tome and Principe: Institutional Capacity Building Project (WB-P162129)

  • Sao Tome and Principe
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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
May 18, 2018
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Government of Sao Tome and Principe
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  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 12.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 12.00 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 Jul 11, 2018

Disclosed by Bank May 24, 2017

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Project Description

The objective of the project is to contribute to improved capacity of public institutions to: i) supervise the banking system; ii) promote access to finance; iii) manage public finances; and, iv) produce national statistics. Project will be implemented through four components.

  1. Financial soundness and access component - will strengthen the Central Bank’s capacity and systems in order to enhance financial sector soundness and increase access to financial services.
  2. Strengthening budget credibility, tax base, and SOE governance component will strengthen the capacity of the MoF to increase budget credibility, broaden the tax base and improve the governance and oversight of SOEs.
  3. Property registration and statistical development component will support the systems, capacity, and information reporting abilities for property registration and the National Statistics Institute (INE).
  4. Project implementation support component will finance staff of the project implementation unit in charge of coordination, procurement, and financial management of theproject.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Ministry of Finance, Trade and Blue Economy
Sandro Trigueiro

Ministry of Finance, Trade and Blue Economy
Lindley Monteiro de Jesus

Implementing Agency:
Central Bank
Dilson Tiny
Executive Director


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