AF Yemen Food Security Response and Resilience Project (WB-P178439)

  • Yemen
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
Dec 1, 2022
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.
Food and Agriculture Organization, World Food Programme, United Nations Development Programme, et al
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Climate and Environment
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 150.00 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)
$ 150.00 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 23, 2023

Disclosed by Bank Oct 12, 2022

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Project Description
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According to the WB website:

The development objective of Additional Finance for Yemen Food Security Response and Resilience Project (FSRRP) for Yemen, Republic of is to improve the availability of and access to food and nutritious diets, both in the short and medium term, for targeted households in the project area, and to enhance Yemen's capacity to respond to food insecurity. This project has five components. 1) The first component, Improving agricultural production infrastructure and building climate resilience aims to improve smallholder farm households’ resilience to food insecurity and climate shocks, and to improve household-level food production, the AF will scale up the FSRRP’s activities that focus on improving climate resilient agricultural production infrastructure, with increasing emphasis on water infrastructure. 2) The second component, Increasing domestic food production and market development, has the following sub-components: (i) Restoring climate-smart agricultural production; and (ii) Restoring food supply chains and value addition. 3) The third component, Improving the nutritional status and incomes of vulnerable households, aims to provide immediate support to vulnerable smallholder farm households through the provision of horticulture production kits and feed for livestock. 4) The fourth component, Capacity building for food security management, aims to builds on the approach of Smallholder Agricultural Production Restoration and Enhancement Project (SAPREP) and the FSRRP that combines physical investments with capacity-building. 5) The fifth component, Project Management, aims to cover the additional costs associated with project management, including financial management (including audits), procurement, environmental and social (E&S) aspects, communication and stakeholder engagement, third-party monitoring, and monitoring and evaluation (M&E).

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World Bank 

Artavazd Hakobyan,Eva Hasiner

Project contacts not available at the time of disclosure.



Food and Agriculture Organization

Hussein Gadain

FAO Representative in Yemen


World Food Programme

Laurent Bukera Representative and Country Director, WFP Yemen



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