Emergency Agricultural Livelihoods and Climate Resilience Project (WB-P166328)

Countries
  • Dominica
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
Apr 13, 2018
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Borrower
Commonwealth of Dominica
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Grant, Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 25.00 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)
$ 5.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Grant Amount (USD)
$ 20.00 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)
$ 29.50 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 Jun 27, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Mar 17, 2018


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Project Description

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. 

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

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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