According to the World Bank, the objective of this project is to contribute to restoring agricultural livelihoods and enhancing climate resilience of farmers and fisher folk affected by Hurricane Maria. To this end, the project has four components:
1. Restoration of the Productive Base for the Recovery of Agricultural Livelihoods with the subcomponents of (i) Restoration of Cropping Systems; (ii) Restoration of Livestock and Fisheries Systems; and (iii) Building of Climate Resilience and Agribusiness Capabilities.
2. Restoration of Key Productive Infrastructure and Institutional Strengthening with the subcomponents of (i) Restoration of Key Infrastructure in Agriculture, Livestock, and Forestry; and (ii) Institutional Strengthening and Capacity Building of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.
3. Project Management and Coordination which plans to support the establishment of a Project Implementation Unit.
US$20 million International Development Association (IDA) Grant
US$5 million IDA Credit
US$1.6 million local beneficiaries
It was not clear at the time of writing who the local beneficiaries that would be supplying the US$1.6 million were, and who would be funding the US$2.9 million not listed in the agreement documents.
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