Smallholder Agricultural Production Restoration and Enhancement Project (WB-P162659)

Countries
  • Yemen
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
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Jul 31, 2017
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Borrower
Republic of Yemen
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 36.00 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 Feb 6, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Jun 27, 2017


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Project Description

The development objective of the Smallholder Agricultural Production Restoration and Enhancement Project for Yemen is to increase the use of productivity and nutrition-enhancing agricultural practices by smallholders in targeted project areas. The project comprises of three components. The first component, community subprojects and investments will finance priority subprojects and investments to increase smallholders’ production, income, and nutrition. It consists of following sub-components: (i) strengthening community land and water management; (ii) improving animal husbandry, livestock production, and animal health services; and (iii) improving livelihoods and adding value to agriculture. The second component, capacity building and extension will finance: (i) capacity building activities to strengthen skills of stakeholders involved in service provision in the project areas; and (ii) extension activities for project beneficiaries in a range of fields. The third component will support project administration and management, and monitoring and evaluation (M and E) activities to ensure satisfactory project implementation.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Salah Hajj Hassan
FAO Representative in Yemen
salah.elhajjhassan@fao.org

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