South Sudan Enhancing Community Resilience and Local Governance Project (WB-P169949)

  • South Sudan
Geographic location 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
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
May 28, 2020
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 South Sudan
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Law and Government
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 65.00 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)
$ 65.00 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 Jan 10, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Nov 12, 2019

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Project Description
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According to bank documents, the project objective is to improve access to basic services and to strengthen the service delivery capacity of local institutions in selected areas. The project has three components:

  1. Local Service Delivery (US$43 million). This component will support the construction and rehabilitation of community infrastructure in selected areas.
    Eligible investments include water supply and sanitation, community roads, health and education facilities, and public market facilities, and public goods that proved to have high demand under LGSDP.
  2. Local Institution Strengthening (US$12 million). This component will support activities related to: (i) community mobilization and participatory planning which includes local conflict mitigation training; (ii) support for community institutions on infrastructure construction/rehabilitation/monitoring and local conflict mitigation; and (iii) diagnostic of the functionality of and technical assistance for local governments.

  3. Project Management and Learning (US$10 million). This component will support: (i) project management including technical planning, financial management, procurement, social and environment risk management, and communications; (ii) project monitoring which includes geoenabled monitoring system, social audit, and beneficiary feedback/grievance redress mechanism; (iii) continuous data collection on beneficiary impacts and local conflict dynamics; and (iv) just-in-time studies as and when needs arise. Such studies may include operation and maintenance (O&M) study, technical assessment of the subprojects, gender-based violence (GBV) assessment etc.
  4. Contingency Emergency Response (US$0 million). A contingency emergency response component (CERC) will initially have no budget allocation but would allow for rapid reallocation of project funds in the event of natural crisis during the implementation of the project. This will allow the proposed project to remain flexible and better adapt to emergencies.
Investment Description
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Contact Information
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World Bank:
Makiko Watanabe
Sr Urban Spec.


Implementing Agencies:
Jean-Philippe Chauzy
Chief of Mission 


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