Towards Zero Stunting in Djibouti (WB-P164164)

  • Djibouti
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
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jul 9, 2018
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Government of Djibout
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Investment Type(s)
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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.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 19.30 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 10, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Mar 24, 2018

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Project Description

The objective of the project is to reduce stunting among children under five in Djibouti. There are four components to the project:

  1. High-impact health and nutrition services to reduce stunting. This component focuses on the delivery of services and interventions that address stunting at both the facility and community levels. This component includes two subcomponents:
    1. strengthening of health and nutrition services at the facility level; prevention and management of stunting and wasting at the community level.
  2. Strengthening multi-sectoral interventions for stunting reduction. This component will focus on creating an enabling environment for strengthening multi-sectoral interventions that are critical for reduction of stunting. This component includes three subcomponents:
    1. using multi-sectoral platforms for the prevention and management of stunting;
    2. addressing stunting in relevant policies and strategies; and
    3. multi-sectoral capacity building.
  3. The third component is the strengthening coordination, project management and monitoring and evaluation. This component includes two subcomponents:
    1. institutional strengthening for coordination, project management and M&E, and strengthening the use of information systems for enhanced M&E capacity.
  4. Finally, the fourth component is the contingent emergency response component.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank:
Elizabeth Mziray
Senior Operations Officer

Ministry of Economy and Finance
Ilyas Moussa Dawaleh
H. E. Mr. 

Implementing Agency:
Ministry of Health
Djama Elmi Okieh
H. E. Dr. 


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