Guinea Support to Local Governance Project (WB-P167884)

Countries
  • Guinea
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
Proposed
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
Mar 28, 2019
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Borrower
Ministry of Finance
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Law and Government
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 40.00 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)
$ 40.00 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 4, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Oct 12, 2018


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Project Description

According to bank documents, the objective of the Project is to improve local government capacity in managing their public financial resources to provide basic services and mitigate local conflicts.

The project has four components:

  1. Financing Decentralization (US$30.0 million). The aim of this component is to strengthen the transfers of resources to Local Governments (LGs) for public investment.
  2. Building institutions and capacity for inclusive and accountable local governance (US$7.0 million). The objective of the component is to support the implementation of the decentralization process by building the institutions financing LGs and ensuring citizen engagement in local governance. The component will provide technical
    assistance to build capacities at national, regional and local levels, support the operationalization of the FNDL and ANAFIC, and strengthen participatory mechanisms at LGs level. Decentralization reforms, including fiscal transfers to LGs, will also be supported by the Bank through its policy dialogue with the GoG in the context of budget support.
  3. Project Coordination and Management (US$3.0 million). The project will be managed by a Project Implementation Unit (PIU), embedded within ANAFIC.
  4. Contingent Emergency Response Component (CERC) (US$0.0). This zero-budget sub-component establishes a disaster contingency fund that could be triggered in the event of a natural disaster through formal declaration of a national emergency, or upon a formal request from GoG. In such a case, funds from the unallocated
    expenditure category or from other project components could be re-allocated to finance emergency response expenditures to meet emergency needs. In order to ensure the proper implementation of this component, the Borrower shall prepare and furnish to IDA an operatio
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Ministry of Territorial Administration and Decentralization
Yamory Conde
Secretary General
fallodebaro@gmail.com 

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