Guinea Bissau: Safety Nets and Basic Services Project (WB-P163901)

Regions
  • Africa
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Countries
  • Guinea-Bissau
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
Approved
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
May 18, 2018
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Borrower
Republic of Guinea-Bissau
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 15.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 15.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 15.00 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 28, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Dec 1, 2017


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Project Description

According to WB website, The objective of Safety Nets and Basic Services Project for Guinea-Bissau is to provide poor communities and households with greater access to basic service infrastructure and social safety nets. The project has 4 components:

Component 1. Community-based micro-projects component will support the rehabilitation and construction of basic infrastructure in targeted communities, to increase access to basic socioeconomic services.

Component 2. Cash transfer program component will support increased access to safety nets among the poorest households in selected communities of Guinea-Bissau and the implementation of accompanying measures to enhance households’ ability to benefit from the transfers.

Component 3. Safety net development component will to support the development of safety net systems including the development of a social registry and the design and implementation a rigorous impact evaluation.

Component 4. Project management component will cover the implementation cost of the project, which includes staff related costs, equipment, vehicles, fuel, office space at national and regional levels, and communications costs, and operating costs related to the procurement, supervision, auditing, and evaluation of project activities

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Team Leader: Philippe Auffret

Senior Social Protection Specialist, World Bank

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. 

 

Implementing Agency: Project Coordination Unit (PCU)

Alfa Umaru Jalo, Coordenador Nacional

Email Address: alfamajal@gmail.com

 

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