Niger Refugees and Host Communities Support Project (WB-P164563)

Countries
  • Niger
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
Active
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
Sep 12, 2018
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Borrower
Ministère du Plan
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Humanitarian Response
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 80.00 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)
$ 80.00 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 Oct 10, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Apr 25, 2018


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Project Description

The objective of the Niger Refugees and Host Communities Support Project is to improve access to basic services and economic opportunities for refuges and host communities in select areas in the Republic of Niger. There are four components to the project, the first component being community infrastructure for improved access to basic public services. This component will finance labor intensive, small scale infrastructure rehabilitation and construction provided, through the contracting of local private sector construction firms and temporary employment opportunities for beneficiaries. The second component is the support to economic opportunities. The objective of the component is to improve access to economic opportunities for forcibly displaced and host communities in selected project areas. The third component is the coordination and institutional development. The component will finance capacity building of local and regional authorities (municipal councils, regional councils and the decentralized technical services) and central government authorities to strengthen their ability to manage current and future crises as well as engage in recovery planning. Finally, the fourth component is the project management.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
Ministère du Plan
Aïchatou Boulama Kané
Ministre du Plan, Gouverneur de la Banque mondiale
aichatou_boulama2001@yahoo.fr

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