Ethiopia Resilient Landscapes and Livelihoods Project (WB-P163383)

  • Ethiopia
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jul 30, 2018
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Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation
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  • Climate and Environment
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 100.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 129.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 27, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Apr 25, 2018

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Project Description

The Resilient Landscapes and Livelihoods Project of Ethiopia has the objectives to improve climate resilience, land productivity and carbon storage, and increase access to diversified livelihood activities in selected rural watersheds. This project is comprised of four components: (1) Green infrastructure and resilient livelihoods component will support the restoration of degraded landscapes in selected watersheds and help build resilient livelihoods on this newly productive foundation. (2) Investing in institutions and information for resilience component will build capacity for the promotion and management of SLWM practices, and improve information for better decision-making in supporting resilient landscapes and diversified rural livelihoods in the project area. (3) Rural land administration and use component will strengthen the rural land administration system that secures tenure rights, optimizes land use, and empowers land-users to sustainably invest in productive landscapes. (4) Project management and reporting component will work to ensure effective implementation and reporting on project activities with due diligence and integrity. It will also finance the operational cost of the project coordination units in the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Resource and Regional State Bureaus of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Resource
Habtamu Hailu
Project Coordinator


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