Original disclosure @ WB website
Updated in EWS Apr 29, 2020
Disclosed by Bank Apr 21, 2020
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According to bank documents, the project objectoive is to respond to the threat posed by the desert locust outbreak and to strengthen systems for preparedness.
The project has four component:
Surveillance and Control Measures. This component will limit the growth of existing desert locust populations and curb their spread, while mitigating the risks associated with control measures and their impacts on human health and the environment.
Livelihoods Protection and Rehabilitation. The objective of Component 2 would be to help protect the poor and vulnerable in locust affected areas from human capitaland asset loss, enhance their access to food, and rehabilitate livelihoods that have been damaged or destroyed by swarms.
Component 3: Coordination and Early Warning Preparedness. This component would strengthen the regional and national capacity for surveillance and control operations. Early warning systems will be developed and implemented to support prevention and rapid response to new and existing climate change induced locust infestation, thereby limiting incountry and cross-border spread and intensification.
Senior Rural Development Specialist
Afrah Alawi Al-Ahmadi
Sr Social Protection Specialist
Pierre Olivier Colleye
Sr Agricultural Spec.
Republic of Djibouti
Ilyas Moussa Dawaleh
Minister of Economy and Finances, in Charge of Industry
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Republic of Uganda
Permanent Secretary/Secretary to the Treasury
Republic of Kenya
Dr. Thugge Kamau
Office of the Prime Minister
Christine Guwatudde Kintu
Uganda-Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries
Food Security Coordination Directorate, Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Food Security
Ministry of Agriculture , Livestock , Fisheries and Cooperation
Prof. Hamadi Boga
Principal Secretary, Crops
Ministry of Agriculture, Water, Livestock and Fish Resources
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