Mozambique: Northern Crisis Recovery Project (NCRP) (WB-P176157)

  • Mozambique
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Voting Date
Apr 27, 2021
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Government of Mozambique
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  • Education and Health
  • Infrastructure
  • Water and Sanitation
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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 Mar 24, 2021

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Project Description
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According to bank documents, the project objecive is to support improve access to basic services and economic opportunities for internally displaced persons and host communities in targeted areas of Northern Mozambique.

The project has four components:

  1. Component 1: Building social cohesion and resilience to conflict (US$ 9 million). This component will finance activities required to establish institutions and processes that promote stability, cohesion and peaceful cohabitation among different social groups and host communities while enhancing trust and confidence between society and State institutions and norms. The activities to be financed under this component will include, inter alia: (a) Psychosocial social support and community peace building; and (b) enhance State-society trust and confidence.
    1. Subcomponent 1.1. Supporting community-based organizations and leadership (US$5 million)

    2. Subcomponent 1.2. Provision of physical and psychosocial supportive services to vulnerable households and individuals (US$4 million)
  2. Component 2: Provision of livelihoods and economic opportunities for IDPs and hosting communities (US$ 28.8 million). This component will support, inter alia: (a) cash for work programs for youth and women; (b) provision of agriculture and fisheries inputs; (c) provision of kits for micro and small business development; and (d) training on entrepreneurship and business management.

    1. Subcomponent 2.1. Provision of livelihoods support (US$21.8 million)

    2. Subcomponent 2.2. Supporting jobs creation and professional skills (US$7 million)
  3. Component 3: Rehabilitation of public infrastructure US$55.2 million. This component will finance, inter alia: (a) the provision and rehabilitation of basic services; (b) the rehabilitation or construction of education and health infrastructure; and (c) the construction of community infrastructure and amenities in selected temporary and relocation sites and host communities.

    1. Subcomponent 3.1. Provision of basic services: water, sanitation and land demarcation (US$16.22 million)

    2. Subcomponent 3.2. Rehabilitation or construction of education and health infrastructures (US$31.18 million)
    3. Subcomponent 3.3. Rehabilitation or construction of community infrastructure and amenities (US$ 7.8 million)

  4. Component 4: Project management and oversight: (US$ 7 million). This component will finance, inter alia,the strengthening of technical capacity of FNDS and local governments for project implementation, financial management, procurement, safeguards, reporting, and monitoring and evaluation.
    1. Subcomponent 4.1. Project Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation – FNDS (US$7 million)

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World Bank:
Lizardo Narvaez Marulanda
Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist

Republic of Mozambique / Ministry of Economy and Finance

Implementing Agency:
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MADER)
Momade Nemane
Project Coordinator 


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