Burkina Faso: Emergency Recurrent Cost Financing Project (WB-P169486)

  • Burkina Faso
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Nov 29, 2018
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Government of Burkina Faso
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  • Finance
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 100.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 100.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Dec 9, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Nov 28, 2018

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Project Description

The development objective of the Emergency Recurrent Cost Financing Project for Burkina Faso is to support the government in enhancing food security readiness and delivery of core services in health and education in the crises affected regions. The project comprises of four components. The first component, payment of recurrent costs will provide support to the government to pay operating costs and civil service salaries (excluding the security forces and police) related to addressing the crises in the regions of North, Sahel, Centre, and East. It consists of following sub-components: (i) paying recurrent costs in the education sector; and (ii) paying recurrent costs in the health sector. The second component, support the replenishment of the national food security stock will provide support to replenish the National Food Security Stock Management Company (SONAGESS) for the national food-stock that was depleted by the crises in targeted regions and will also help reconstitute parts of the food stockage materials in affected regions, including silos. The third component, targeted technical assistance for enhanced deployment of state resources will provide technical assistance to contribute to better deployment of public resources across the national territory, and for addressing current crises that has put Burkina Faso’s stability at risk. The fourth component, project management will finance the operating costs, including salaries, consultant fees, audits, and other operating costs required for the implementation of the operation.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Ministry of Economy, Finance and Development
Adama Rouamba

Nazaire Thiombiano
Director of Cooperation


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