Belarus Forestry Development Project - Additional Financing (WB-P165121)

Countries
  • Belarus
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Mogilev, Grodno
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Mar 12, 2018
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Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 14.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 14.04 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Apr 5, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Nov 15, 2017


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Project Description

This project provides additional financing to Belarus for improving the sustainability of forest management and silviculture, building capacity, and improving forest firs prevention, monitoring, detection and suppression. The additional financing scales up nursery production by including two more nursery complexes in Mogilev and Grodno Oblasts, and procure new equipment.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Andrew Michael Mitchell
Sr Forestry Spec.

Elena Klochan
Sr Country Program Officer

Vladislava I. Nemova
Environmental Specialist

Borrower/Client/Recipient
THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS
Vasily S. Matyushevsky
First Deputy Prime Minister
contact@government.by

Implementing Agencies
Ministry of Forestry
Mikhail M. Amelyanovich
Minister, Ministry of Forestry

BellesExport
Alexander V. Minchuk
Deputy Director

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