Youth Employment and Productive Inclusion Project (WB-P163157)

  • Niger
Geographic location 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
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Apr 16, 2018
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Republic of Niger
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Finance
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 30.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 30.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jun 20, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Jan 4, 2018

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Project Description
If provided by the financial institution, the Early Warning System Team writes a short summary describing the purported development objective of the project and project components. Review the complete project documentation for a detailed description.

The objective of Your Employment and Productive Inclusion Project for Niger is to expand income-generating activities for youths in selected poor areas. The project has three components. 1. Youth productive inclusion in rural areas component will deliver an integrated package of cross-cutting support services to address the main constraints that are preventing youths, and young women in particular, from engaging in more productive employment in rural areas. 2. Youth insertion in selected activities in semi-urban areas component will facilitate insertion in selected activities for youths living in semi-urban areas. In each participating commune with semi-urban areas. The component will identify a few income-generating activities and trades that have the potential to be economically viable, have growth potential and can generate positive spillover effect on the local economy. The objective is to foster the development of off-farm micro-enterprises by youths, but also unlock the potential for more efficient markets and better employment around the selected areas. The component will finance integrated support to facilitate youth insertion in these activities, including short-term technical training, life skills and entrepreneurship training, as well as start-up support including capital. 3. Institutional support and project management component will support the extension of employment support services to the commune level, coordination in the employment sector, and project management, including fiduciary matters, communication, planning, data collection, monitoring and evaluation activities under theproject as well as a steering committee to oversee project implementation.

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Ministry of Employment, Work and Social Protection
Mohamedou Seydou
Secrétaire Général


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