Northern Crisis Recovery Project - Additional Financing (WB-P178070)

  • Mozambique
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Voting Date
Dec 20, 2021
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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 Jun 23, 2022

Disclosed by Bank Oct 15, 2021

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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 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$4 million equivalent):

    1. Sub-component 1.1 Strengthening the capacity of community-based organizations (US$1 million). This AF will provide support to strengthen the capacity of community-based organizations (CBOs), peace building committees, local associations, and local leadership, in the recently liberated and safe districts to bolster social cohesion and rebuild trust between the population and the state

    2. Subcomponent 1.2. Provision of social services for vulnerable households and individuals (US$3 million). The AF will scale up its support to strengthen the resilience of individuals and households that have been directly and indirectly affected by the violence and insecurity and support their emotional and psychological recovery.

  2. Component 2: Provision of livelihood and economic opportunities for IDPs and host communities (US$9.5 million equivalent): The proposed AF will scale up livelihoods support to both, vulnerable populations left behind during insurgency, as well as returning IDPs. Interventions will focus on provision of cash for work and restoration of agriculture and fisheries production in safe areas within the recently liberated districts.

    1. Subcomponent 2.1. Provision of support to carry out livelihood recovery activities for IDPs and host communities (US$6.0 million). This subcomponent will scale up support to livelihood recovery activities in the five liberated districts

    2. Subcomponent 2.2. Supporting jobs creation and professional skills development (US$3.5 million). This subcomponent will scale up activities focused on boosting the capacity of youth and women to generate employment opportunities.

  3. Component 3: Rehabilitation, construction, and equipment of public infrastructure (US$84.5 million equivalent) The proposed AF focuses primarily on the urgent restoration of basic services and resumption of public administration activities in the newly liberated districts

    1. Subcomponent 3.1. Provision of support for site planning and basic services (US$31.55 million). To enable the safe, voluntary, and dignified return of populations to their places of origin, the proposed AF will support the critical restoration of basic services.

    2. Subcomponent 3.2. Provision of education and health infrastructure (US$35.7 million). Underthis sub-component, the proposed AF will focus on rehabilitation of health and education infrastructure to serve the populations in newly liberated districts

    3. Subcomponent 3.3. Provision of support for the rehabilitation, construction, and equipment of community infrastructure (US$3.2 million). Under this sub-component, the proposed AF will support the construction of resilient and improved markets, and the restoration of community multi-media centers, in the five target districts.

    4. Subcomponent 3.4. Provision of support for the restoration of public administration services and infrastructure (US$14.05 million). The hostilities particularly impacted public buildings, many of which are severely damaged or destroyed.

  4. Component 4: Project implementation, monitoring, and evaluation (US$2.0 million equivalent). The current implementation arrangements remain adequate for implementation of scale-up activities in the target areas. An additional allocation of US$2 million is proposed to support the implementation capacity of UNOPS and the oversight responsibilities of ADIN and local governments, in support of FNDS to implement additional activities in the newly liberated areas. the proposed allocation will finance technical capacity and operating costs for implementation, coordination, financial management, procurement, compliance with social and environmental standards, reporting and monitoring and evaluation (M&E).

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World Bank:
Lizardo Narvaez Marulanda
Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist

Xavier Agostinho Chavana
Disaster Risk Management Specialist

Republic of Mozambique / Ministry of Economy and Finance
Isabel Sumar
Director of Public Debt Management

Implementing Agency:
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MADER)
Amilcar Frederico Pereira
National Direcot at MADER 


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