MG-Digital Governance and Identification Management System Project- PRODIGY (WB-P169413)

  • Madagascar
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Dec 19, 2019
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Government of Madagascar; Ministry of Finances and Budget
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  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 150.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 150.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS May 8, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Mar 18, 2019

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Project Description
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According to bank documents, the Project Objective is to increase inclusive access to legal identity, and to improve service delivery in selected sectors.

The project is expected to have 04 components:

  1. Creation of a Consolidated Identity Management System: This component seeks to address the shortfalls and inefficiencies of the current identity management system. The objectives are to: (i) facilitate and secure access to civil registration services and legal identity for all citizens; and (ii) provide the institutional and technological underpinnings to support streamlined access to public services and benefits, as well as digital government efforts. The main beneficiaries of this component will be institutions in charge of civil registration and identity management across the country, including the Ministry of Interior, Local Government and Local Tribunals.
  2. Digital and Mobile Government Services: This second component seeks to address and improve digital governance issues that lead to poor outcomes in governance and service delivery. The objectives are to: (i) mainstream a demand-driven and user-centric approach to service delivery, thereby improving efficiency and citizen satisfaction; and (ii) increase the coverage and quality of public services offered through multiple channels (web, phone and in-person).
  3. Promoting the Domestic Digital Economy: The third component seeks to strengthen the connectivity, human capital and business environment required to promote Madagascar’s digital economy. The objectives of this component are to: (i) increase local governments’ connectivity, ii) lower the barriers for formalization of tech startups and SMEs, and (iii) incentivize participation of startups and SMEs in public contracts of digital goods and services.
  4. Project management and implementation: The main objectives of this component are to reinforce project implementation capacity, support operating costs related to project management and provide equipment for project management. Effective project management ensures the necessary coordination and change-management processes are carried out in a timely and effective manner.
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World Bank:
Tiago Carneiro Peixoto, Heriniaina Mikaela Andrianasy
Sr Public Sector Spec.

Ministry of Finances and Budget
Richard Randriamandrato
Minister of Finances and Economy

Implementing Agency:
Programme de Réforme pour l'Efficacité de l'Administration
Roger Ralala
General Secretary 


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