Improving the Efficiency and Sustainability of Charcoal and Woodfuel Value Chains (WB-P163358)

Regions
  • Africa
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Countries
  • Rwanda
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Northwest Rwanda
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Nov 14, 2017
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Borrower
Republic of Rwanda
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Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 3.99 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 28, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jun 1, 2014


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Project Description

According to WB documents, the project development objective is to improve the efficiency and sustainability of woodfuel value chains in Northwest Rwanda. The project will result in a major advance in woodfuel management across the Gishwati-Mukura landscape by improving woodlot management practices, increasing the efficiency of charcoal production and improving seed quality for increased resilience.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Project Contact: Pablo Cesar Benitez Ponce

Team Leader, World Bank

No contact information provided at the time of dsiclosure. 

 

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