Development Response to Displacement Impacts Project in the Horn of Africa (WB-P171409)

  • Djibouti
  • Ethiopia
  • Uganda
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
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
May 28, 2020
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Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Humanitarian Response
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 10.00 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)
$ 10.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Apr 16, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 1, 2020

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Project Description

The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to improve access to basic social services, expand economic opportunities, and enhance environmental management for communities hosting refugees in the target areas of Djibouti, Ethiopia and Uganda. The proposed regional project will embed the essential features of ensuring citizen participation and engagement in identifying and prioritizing developmental needs, including socio-economic infrastructure and livelihood opportunities to improve self-reliance of refugee hosting communities; improving social cohesion between refugees and refugee hosting communities; increasing citizen voice and role in development decision making; and eliciting greater demand
for social accountability. The operational approach will be Community Driven Development (CDD) and will involve: (i) building and capacitating grassroots institutions; (ii) ensuring the voice of all communities is heard in decision making; (iii) strengthening decentralized government administrative functions; and (iv) investing in public service delivery and social mobilization to enhance social cohesion among beneficiary communities.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Amb. (Dr.) Workneh Gebeyehu Gebeyehu
Executive Secretary

Agence Djiboutienne de Développement Social
Mahdi Mohamed Djama
Director General

Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Nigatu Bogale Bogale
Director, Emerging Regions Coordination Directorate

Office of the Prime Minister
Christine Guwatudde Kintu
Permanent Secretary


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