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World Bank Monthly Operational Summary
Africa Region
May 2012
data as of April 15, 2012

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Angola

Education

(R) Quality of Education: The objective is to support the Government to pilot and develop interventions for quality improvement in early grades of primary education. Appraisal completed on 11 April 2012. Negotiations scheduled for 14 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P122700. US$ 75.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Education, Street Cdte Gika Central Building, 1 Floor Largo, Luanda, Angola, Tel: (224-222) 322-466, Fax: (224-222) 322-651, E-mail: narcisobenedito@gmail.com, Contact: Narciso Benedito, Vice-Minister of Education

Angola

Transportation

Luanda Urban and Mobility Development: The objective is to assist the Government with urban and mobility development issues. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 15 November 2013. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 19.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Angola

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Water Sector Institutional Development Additional Financing: The objective is to strengthen the institutional capacity and efficiency of the agencies in the water sector with improved access to water service delivery. Bank Approval completed on 30 June 2011. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P124511. US$ 120.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Energy and Water, Conego Manuel das Neves Avenue, S. Paulo, Luanda, Angola, Tel: (244-222) 339-988, Fax: (244-222) 339-335, E-mail: proj.dsa.minea@ebonet.net, Contact: Lucrecio Costa, Director Nacional

Benin

Education

(R) Global Partnership for Education Program: The objective is to expand coverage of basic education and literacy program, provide quality and equitable learning opportunities and improve sector management. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 70.0 (EFAF). Consultants will be required. Consultants will be required for the preparation. Implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Benin

Health and Other Social Services

Health System Performance Additional Financing: The objective is to provide free malaria diagnosis and treatment services for pregnant women and children under-five. Bank Approval completed on 15 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P129024. US$ 10.0 (IDA Grant). No consultants are required. Ministry of Health, 01BP: 882 Cotonou Benin, Benin, Tel: (229) 2133-3930, Fax: (229) 2133-4561, E-mail: imorou_yac@yahoo.fr, Contact: Valere Goyito, General Secretary

Benin

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Decentralized Community Driven Services: The objective is to improve access to decentralized basic social services and to mainstream the community driven development (CDD) approach for such services. Negotiations completed on 4 April 2012. Bank Approval scheduled for 3 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P117764. US$ 46.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Decentralization, Local Government, and Administration and Development of the Territory, Benin, Tel: (229) 2130-4030, E-mail: info@decentralisation-benin.org, Contact: Victorin Djacoto, SP/CONAFIL

Benin

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Eighth Poverty Reduction Support Credit: The objective is to support the Government to increase economic growth and poverty reduction through the implementation of its third PRSP, the SCRP 2011-2015. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 17 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 20.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance, BP 302, Cotonou, Benin, Tel: (229) 301-247, Fax: (229) 301-851, E-mail: sg@finance.gouv.bj, Contact: Mohamed Gado, Director

Benin

Transportation

Cities Support Program: The objective is to increase access to basic socio-economic services and short-term employment opportunities in target areas. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 4 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 60.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Burkina Faso

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Third Phase Community-Based Rural Development: The objective of the third phase of the APL Program is to reinforce local development management by rural communes and ensure sustainability of investment and knowledge built through previous phases. Project Concept Review Meeting completed on 21 March 2012. Preparation is underway. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 70.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Consultants will be required for community driven and local development projects. Coordination Nationale PNGT2, 01 BP1487 Ouagadougou 01, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Tel: (226-51) 315-437, Fax: (226-50) 317-410

Burkina Faso

Education

(N) Youth Employment and Skills Development: The objective is to improve youth employment and skills development in line with the Government’s employment strategy document. Identification scheduled for 16 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Burkina Faso

Education

(R) Basic Education Fast Track Initiative Grant III: The objective is to support the Government’s Basic Education Sector Program to: (a) improve access, equity, and expand coverage (including preschool, lower secondary education, secondary vocational, and literacy programs); (b) improve quality, efficiency and relevance; and (c) strengthen sector management. Signing scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P127166. US$ 35.0 (FTIE). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Economy and Finance of Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso, Tel: (226) 5032-4211, Fax: (226) 5031-2715, E-mail: Dg.coop@finances.gov.bf

Burkina Faso

Energy and Mining

Electricity Access and Energy Supply: The objectives are to contribute to: (a) improve the availability and reliability of electricity supply; (b) increase access; and (c) achieve rationale use of energy. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Burkina Faso

Health and Other Social Services

Social Safety Net: The objective is to assist the Government to develop a productive safety net that addresses the needs of chronic poor. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 12 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 30.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Burkina Faso

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Decentralized Urban Capacity Building Additional Financing: The objective is to strengthen fiscal transfers in the urban sector, as well as, finance key priorities infrastructure investment in the original project’s selective cities. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 30 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 40.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Burkina Faso

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Twelve Poverty Reduction Support Credit DPO: The objective is to continue to support the implementation of the PRSP for 2011. Appraisal completed on 13 April 2012. Negotiations scheduled for 9 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 70.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined. 

Burkina Faso

Transportation

Donsin Transport Infrastructure: The objective is to enhance the competitiveness of air transport in Burkina Faso while at the same time stimulating private sector development. Decision Meeting scheduled for 20 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P120960. US$ 65.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Maitrise D’Ouvrage de l’Aeroport de Donsin (MOAD), 1090, Avenue Professeur Joseph KI-Zerbo, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Tel: (226) 5033-1004, 7020-8105, Fax: (226) 5033-1003

Burundi

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Watershed Approach to Sustainable Coffee Production: The objective is to develop a multi-focal area strategy to help ensure good integrated ecosystem management approaches. Decision Meeting scheduled for 10 January 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 4.2 (GEFU). No consultants are required. Ministry of Environment, Bujumbura, Burundi, Tel: (257-022) 220-626

Burundi

Energy and Mining

Energy Efficient Lighting: The objective is to co-finance the IDA Burundi Multisectoral Water and Electricity Infrastructure Project and promote energy-efficient technologies and policies. Bank Approval completed on 8 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P117225. US$ 1.8 (GEFU). Consultants will be required. REGIDESO, BP 660, Bujumbura, Burundi, Tel: (257-2) 222-3412, Fax: (257-2) 222-6563, Contact: Mr. Celestin Nduwamungu, Director General

Burundi

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Health Sector Development Support Additional Financing: The objective is to increase the use of basic health services especially for pregnant women and children under the age of five. Decision Meeting scheduled for 18 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126742. US$ 14.8 (RBF). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Public Health, PO Box 1820, Bujumbura, Burundi, Tel: (257-2) 225-167, Fax: (257-2) 229-196

Burundi

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Public Works and Urban Management Additional Financing: The objective is to continue to support the scale-up to increase access to urban infrastructure and services in Bujumbura and other secondary cities and improve the capacity of targeted local governments to deliver, operate and manage these urban services. Negotiations completed on 26 March 2012. Bank Approval scheduled for 8 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P127262. US$ 15.0 (IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Public Works and Equipment, Avenue Pierre Ngendandumwe, Maison des Oeuvres, 3E Etage, BP 989 Bujumbura, Burundi, Tel: (257-2) 224-4196, Fax: (257-2) 225-1721, Contact: Alphonse Niyongere, Director, Technical Secretaria of Publc Works

Burundi

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Sixth Economic Reform Support Grant: The objective is to support the Government in reforming public finance management. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 24 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance, PO Box 1830, Bujumbura, Burundi, Tel: (257-2) 222-2022, Fax: (257-2) 222-3827, E-mail: reforme_mpbdi@yahoo.fr

Cameroon

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Ngoyla Mintom: The objective is to establish a core protected area and develop integrated forest management in the Ngoyla-Mintom area, through an approach based on land use planning, fostering public-private partnership based on environmental assets. Bank Approval completed on 5 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P118018. US$ 3.5 (GEFU). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife, Tel: (237-22) 229-486, Fax: (237-22) 229-484, E-mail: koulagnakd@yahoo.fr, Contact: Denis Koulagna Koutou, Project Coordinator

Cameroon

Energy and Mining

(R) Lom Pangar Hydropower (Cr. 50860-CM): The objectives are to: (a) improve the availability, reliability and affordability of electricity supply to increase access for households and businesses, and (b) address effectively the project’s environmental, social and distributional risks. Bank Approval completed on 27 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P114077. US$ 132.0/29.0/15.0/40.0/79.0 (IDA Credit/AFDB/DBCA/EUIB/FRDE). Consultants will be required. The Electricity Development Corporation (EDC), Yaounde, Cameroon, Tel: (237-22) 231-103, Fax: (237-22) 231-113, Contact: Batet Eitel, Project Director

Cameroon

Energy and Mining

Kribi Gas Power Generator Partial Risk Guarantees: The objective is to assist Cameroon’s first IPP with a production capacity of 150-225 MW, which will be operated by Kribi Power Development Corporation (KPDC), a 100% subsidiary of AES Sonel. Bank Approval completed on 10 November 2011. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P110177. US$ 82.0/30.0/66.0 (GUID/ZBIL/ZMUL). Consultants will be required. Kribi Power Development Company (KPDC), Mpolongwe, Cameroon, Tel: (237-33) 421-553, Fax: (237-33) 422-751, E-mail: frederic.mvondo@aes.com, Contact: Adetokunbo Abiru, Finance Commissioner

Cameroon

Energy and Mining

Mining Sector Technical Assistance (Cr. 50240-CM): The objective is to support legal, regulatory, and institutional issues in the mining sector to prepare the country for large-scale mining investment. Bank Approval completed on 15 December 2011. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P122153. US$ 30.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Industry, Mining and Technological Development, Yaounde, Cameroon, Contact: Lokesh Kumar, Project Director

Cameroon

Health and Other Social Services

Social Safety Nets: The objective is to strengthen the social safety net system in Cameroon by setting up a permanent system that is financially sustainable and can be scaled up during crises, such as the current food crisis. Decision Meeting scheduled for 15 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P128534. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Cameroon

Industry and Trade

Competitive Value Chains Additional Financing: The objective is to contribute to the growth of wood and tourism value chains in Cameroon by improving their competitiveness and the investment climate. Preparation is underway. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 10.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Economy and Planning (MINEPAT), Rue des Finances, Cameroon, Tel: (237) 997-2378

Cape Verde

Energy and Mining

Reform and Recovery of the Electricity and Water Sectors (Ln. 81150-CV): The objective is to meet the electricity and water supply needs of the country in an economically and environmentally sustainable manner in order to contribute to economic growth and well-being of the population of Cape Verde. Bank Approval completed on 19 January 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P115464. US$ 53.5 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Energy, Cape Verde, Contact: Pedro Alcantara Silva, Coordinator

Cape Verde

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Development Policy Loan Third-PRSC VII: The objectives are to support policies and institutions for promotion of good governance through: (a) public expenditure management reforms, civil service reform and decentralization, improved statistics, and monitoring and evaluation system; and (b) developing a dynamic private sector to be the engine of sustainable growth and poverty reduction. Bank Approval scheduled for 17 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P122669. US$ 10.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance, Praia, Cape Verde, Tel: (238) 260-7611, Fax: (238) 261-5844, E-mail: sandrodebrito@gov1.gov.cv, Contact: Sandro de Brito, National Director of Planning

Cape Verde

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Fourth DPL Eighth Poverty Reduction Support Credit: The objective is to be the first in a programmatic series of three one-year operations (PRSCVIII to PRSC XI) designed to support the implementation of the Government’s Third Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRSP III) for the period 2011-15. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 21 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 10.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance, Praia, Cape Verde, Tel: (238) 260-7611, Fax: (238) 261-5844, E-mail: sandrodebrito@gov1.gov.cv, Contact: Sandro de Brito, National Director of Planning

Cape Verde

Transportation

Transport Sector: The objectives are to support the improvements in inter-island transportation by reforming the: national airline (TACV) and strengthening of the aviation sector regulator; and water transport sector, including capacity building for the water sector regulator. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 15 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 15.0 (IDA Grant). Consulting services to be determined. RSSP, Road Sector Support Project, RSSP, Road Sector Support Project, PO Box 900, Praia, Cape Verde, Tel: (238) 261-4820, Fax: (238) 261-3054, E-mail: rssp@cvtelecom.cv, Contact: Lucio Spencer Lopes dos Santos, National Coordinator

Central African Republic

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Health System Support: The objective is to support CAR Government’s 2010-2014 health system development. Negotiations completed on 28 March 2012. Bank Approval scheduled for 17 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P119815. US$ 15.0/9.5 (IDA Credit/HRBF). No consultants are required. Ministry of Health, Population and Fight against HIV/AIDS, Central African Republic, Tel: (236) 7505-0840, Fax: (236) 216-1833, E-mail: Jm_mandaba@yahoo.fr

Chad

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Emergency Agriculture Production Support: The objective is to support rural communities and producer organizations in increasing: (a) the production of selected crops and livestock species in selected areas of the Recipient’s territory; and (b) the use of sustainable land and water management practices in climate vulnerable ecosystems. Negotiations completed on 3 April 2012. GEF Council Approval scheduled for 21 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126576. US$ 25.0/4.6 (IDA Credit/LDC). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Agriculture, N’Djamena, Chad, Tel: (235) 9598-9485, Fax: (235) 2252-6979, E-mail: sahelien@hotmail.com, Contact: Djime Adoum, Minister; Ministry of Economy and Planning, N’Djamena, Chad, Tel: (235) 2251-7153, Fax: (235) 2251-5185, E-mail: bachar_brahim07yahoo.fr, Contact: Bedourma Kordje, Minister

Comoros

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

SWIO Fisheries Governance and Shared Growth: The objective is to assist the Government in developing, adopting and implementing governance reforms to support an environmentally, economically and socially sustainable fisheries sector to reduce poverty, contribute to economic growth and create sustainable wealth. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 30 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 5.0/3.5 (IDA Credit/GFCO). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Comoros

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Second Development Policy Grant: The objective is to support the strategic policy reforms in the areas of public financial management and administrative reform. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 20 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 5.0 (IDA Grant). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Congo, Democratic Republic of

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Forest Investment Program: The objective is to reduce GHG emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, and to enhance forest carbon stocks in DRC. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 14 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 36.9 (CSCF). Consulting services to be determined. MECNT Unite de Coordination du Projet FCN, Enceinte Kotex, A cote du MONUC, Kinshasa, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Tel: (243-8) 1504-6070, E-mail: martinlukaya@yahoo.fr

Congo, Democratic Republic of

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Regional Growth Poles: The objective is to increase competitiveness of two regional economic growth poles in the Congo Basin/Great Lakes epic centered in DRC, by providing access to markets, finance, infrastructure, expertise to selected industry value chains. Decision Meeting scheduled for 12 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 150.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Consultants will be required to assist the team in addressing identified Safeguards issues and Special Economic Zones. Implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Congo, Democratic Republic of

Health and Other Social Services

Emergency Social Action Additional Financing II: The objective is to improve access to social services for the poor and enhance management of development resources at the community level. Bank Approval completed on 28 June 2011. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126683. US$ 6.8 (IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. Fonds Social de la RDC, Avenue Lukusa (immeube Ex-CEI), Gombe, Kinshasa, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Tel: (243) 9816-2875, E-mail: fondsocialrdc@yahoo.fr, Contact: Mr. Siddique Memon

Congo, Democratic Republic of

Health and Other Social Services

Polio Control Additional Financing: The objective is to support the Government to control the recurrence of poliomyelitis and other vaccine preventable disease outbreaks in DRC through: (a) the vaccination campaign to interrupt transmission; (b) strengthening of the national program of immunization; and (c) improvements in vaccine storage (cold chain). Bank Approval completed on 28 June 2011. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 30.0 (IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Health, La Gombe, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Contact: Humayun Kabir, Secretary

Congo, Democratic Republic of

Health and Other Social Services

Primary Health Care Additional Financing: The objective, same as the parent project, is to continue supporting the delivery of a package of essential health services in the HSRP health zones. Bank Approval scheduled for 31 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126088. US$ 75.0 (IDA Grant). No consultants are required. Ministry of Health, Boulevard du 30 Juin, BP 3088, Kinshasa, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Tel: (243) 990-4294, E-mail: bctrdc@ic.cd, Contact: Dr. Miaka Mia Bilenge Constantin, Project Director

Congo, Democratic Republic of

Health and Other Social Services

Social Action Fund: Labor Intensive Public Works Additional Financing: The objective is to improve access to social services by the poor and enhance management of development resources at the community level. Bank Approval completed on 30 March 2010. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P118658. US$ 35.0 (IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. Fonds Social de la RDC, Avenue Lukusa (immeube Ex-CEI), Gombe, Kinshasa, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Tel: (243) 9816-2875, E-mail: fondsocialrdc@yahoo.fr, Contact: Adetokunbo Abiru, Finance Commissioner

Congo, Democratic Republic of

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Establishment of a Conservation Trust Fund: The objective is to support the establishment and capitalization of a Conservation Trust Fund (CTF) that improves the sustainability of DRC’s national protected area system. Preparation is underway. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P127437. US$ 6.5/11.3/20.0 (BELG/GEFU/KFW). Consulting services to be determined. ICCN Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature, Kinshasa, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Tel: (243-81) 504-8757, E-mail: gmuamba@yahoo.fr

Congo, Democratic Republic of

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Growth with Governance in the Mineral Sector (Cr. H5890-ZR): The objective is to strengthen the capacity of key institutions to manage the mineral sector, improve the conditions for increased investments in and revenues from mining, and help increase the socio-economic benefits from artisanal and industrial mining in Project areas. Bank Approval completed on 1 July 2010. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P106982. US$ 50.0/40.0 (IDA Grant/DFID). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Mines, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Tel: (243-99) 851-5151, E-mail: diyenga@yahoo.com, Contact: Paul Mabolia, National Coordinator

Congo, Democratic Republic of

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Public Service Rejuvenation: The objective is to support the Government’s civil service rejuvenation by providing retirement indemnities to civil servants over the legal retirement age/length of service and supporting relevant reform and rehabilitation plans for Ministries of Environment, Agriculture, Rural Development, Budget and Finance. Decision Meeting scheduled for 18 October 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P122229. US$ 130.0 (IDA Grant). No consultants are required. Implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Congo, Democratic Republic of

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Second Governance: The objective is to continue to support the Governance Capacity Enhancement project to: (a) scale-up successful activities; (b) finance new PFM and PSM activities; and (c) offset price increases for IT and cost increases for implementation activities in conflict areas. Bank Approval scheduled for 31 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P126115. US$ 67.0 (IDA Grant). No consultants are required. Ministry of Interior, Boulevard Colonel Tshatshi, Kinshasa, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Tel: (243-99) 290-5743, E-mail: prcgrdc@gmail.com, Contact: Popaul Kizungu Chihiza, Project Coordinator

Congo, Democratic Republic of

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Strengthening the DRC Statistical System: The objective is to initiate the strengthening of the Congolese National Statistical System (NSS), with a primary focus on the Institut National de la Statistique, by developing human and institutional capacity and supporting the implementation of major statistical operations. Appraisal scheduled for 27 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P125509. US$ 11.8 (SRTF). Consulting services to be determined. Institut National de la Statistique (INS), Batiment de la Fonction publique, Aile droite, rez de chausse, Congo, Democratic Republic of

Congo, Democratic Republic of

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Urban Development FY13: The objectives are to: (a) support strengthened institutional performance of targeted cities; and (b) increase access to basic infrastructure, services for the inhabitants of targeted cities. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 16 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 100.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Congo, Democratic Republic of

Transportation

(R) Multi-Modal Transportation Additional Financing: The objectives are to: (a) improve transport connectivity in DRC to support national economic integration; (b) restore Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer du Congo’s financial and operational viability; and (c) implement a sector wide governance plan and strengthen transport state-owned enterprises operational performance. Appraisal completed on 12 March 2012. Negotiations scheduled for 25 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P129594. US$ 180.0 (IDA Grant). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Transport, Building ONATRA, Blvd. du 30 Juin, Kinshasa-Gombe, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Tel: (243-81) 691-4754~

Congo, Republic of

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Forest Sector: The objective is to create a conducive environment to support the development of plantation and sustainable forest management initiatives by the private sector, local communities and smallholder farmers. Appraisal completed on 29 March 2012. Negotiations scheduled for 18 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P124085. US$ 10.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministere de Developpement Durable, de l’Economie Forestiere et de l’Environnement, BP 2083, Brazzaville, Congo, Republic of, Fax: (242) 2281-4369

Congo, Republic of

Education

(R) Professional Skills Development: The objective is to assist the Government to strengthen the effectiveness of skills development system and to improve the qualifications of the labor market. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 10.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Planning, Brazzaville, Congo, Republic of

Congo, Republic of

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Transparency and Governance (Cr. 50630-CG): The objective is to enhance effectiveness and accountability in public financial management, including public investment management and procurement. Bank Approval completed on 28 February 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P122990. US$ 5.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. PRCTG, PO Box 2083, Brazzaville, Congo, Republic of, Tel: (242) 635-5322, E-mail: prctg@yahoo.fr, Contact: Marie Alphonse Itoua, Coordinator

Cote d’Ivoire

Education

(R) Emergency Basic Education Support: The objectives are to: (a) restore and increase access to basic education, with a particular focus on conflict-affected areas; (b) rehabilitate and improve the conditions for teaching and learning; and (c) restore and strengthen institutional capacity to deliver quality basic education. First Grant Funding Request Approval completed on 4 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P119328. US$ 41.4 (EFAF). Consulting services to be determined. Ministere Education Nationale, Cote d’Ivoire, Tel: (225-8) 2021-0534, E-mail: fjbiney@yahoo.fr

Cote d’Ivoire

Energy and Mining

Azito Phase 3: The objective is to support the expansion of the simple-cycle existing plant to a combined-cycle by adding additional steam turbine capacity. Appraisal scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 60.0 (GUID). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Cote d’Ivoire

Industry and Trade

(R) Agriculture Sector Support: The objective is to promote commercialization and diversification of the Ivorian agriculture sector. The precise activities and commodity systems have yet to be defined, and will be based on the upcoming National Agricultural Investment Program (PNIA). Preparation completed on 12 April 2012. Decision Meeting scheduled for 4 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P119308. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Cote d’Ivoire

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Fourth Economic Government and Recovery Grant (EGRG) (Cr. H7330-CI): The objective is to support the resumption of sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction in Cote d’Ivoire. Bank Approval completed on 15 September 2011. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P122800. US$ 150.0 (IDA Grant). No consultants are required. Ministere de l’Economie et des Finances, Immeuble Sciam 19 ème étage, 17 B.P. 670, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, Tel: (225) 2030-2525, Fax: (225) 2030-2528, E-mail: diby.charles@tresor.gov.ci, Contact: Charles Koffi Diby, Ministre de l’Economie et des Finances

Cote d’Ivoire

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Poverty Reduction Support Grant: The objective is to support policy reforms in public sector management, economic governance, and key economic sectors. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 19 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Cote d’Ivoire

Transportation

(R) Emergency Infrastructures Renewal:The objective is to improve quality and access to basic urban services in targeted areas, and improve mobility and access to basic social services in rural areas with high potential for agricultural production. Negotiations scheduled for 1 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 100.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Implementing agency(ies) to be determined. 

Ethiopia

Education

General Education Quality Improvement II: The objective to improve the quality of general education (grade 1-12) throughout the country. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 30 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 50.0/160.0/100.0/20.0 (IDA Credit/DFID/EFAF/FINN). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Ethiopia

Education

Protection of Basic Services Program Phase III: The objective, same as the parent, is to continue to expedite access and improve the quality of basic services in education, health, agriculture, water supply and sanitation and rural roads delivered by sub-national governments, by continuing to deepen transparency and local accountability in service delivery. Decision Meeting scheduled for 21 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P128891. US$ 600.0 (IDA Grant). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Ethiopia

Education

Second Protection of Basic Services Phase Additional Financing: The objective is to support the expanding access and improve the quality of basic services in education, health, agriculture, water supply and sanitation, and rural roads delivered by sub-national governments, while continuing to deepen transparency and local accountability in service delivery. Bank Approval completed on 22 February 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P121727. US$ 173.4/246.6/110.0/19.2/2.6 (IDA Credit/IDA Grant/AFDB/DFID/KFW). Consultants will be required. Federal Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, PO Box 1037, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Tel: (251-11) 552-014, Fax: (251-11)-156-8537, E-mail: infomofed@mofed.gov.et, Contact: Ato Melaku Kifle, Coordinator

Ethiopia

Energy and Mining

(R) Third Electricity Access and Rural Expansion: The objective is to significantly expand access to services provided by electricity in rural towns and villages, thus supporting broad-based economic development and helping alleviate poverty. Appraisal completed on 26 March 2012. Negotiations scheduled for 23 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P119893. US$ 200.0/25.0 (IDA Credit/OPEC). No consultants are required. Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation, PO Box 1233, Deugaulle Square/ Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Tel: (251-11) 156-0041, Fax: (251-11) 156-0028, E-mail: miheretdebebe@yahoo.com, Contact: Ato Miheret Debebe, Project Manager

Ethiopia

Energy and Mining

Halele-Werabesa Hydropower: The objective is to expand the populations’ access to electricity and to improve the quality of supply to existing consumers. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 30 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 300.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation, PO Box 1233, Deugaulle Square/ Piazza, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Tel: (251-11) 156-0041, Fax: (251-11) 156-0028, E-mail: miheretdebebe@yahoo.com, Contact: Ato Abdul Mohammed, Process Officer

Ethiopia

Finance

(R) Women Entrepreneurship Development: The objective is to improve the well being of targeted women through increased income levels of women. Negotiations completed on 19 March 2012. Bank Approval scheduled for 24 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P122764. US$ 50.0/3.0 (IDA Credit/DFID). No consultants are required. Ministry of Trade and Industry, PO Box 704, Ethiopia, Tel: (251-11) 551-8025, Fax: (251-11) 551-4288, E-mail: moti-et@ethionet.et, Contact: Girma Birru, Minister

Ethiopia

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Health MDG Support Operation: The objective is to support the implementation of the Health Sector Development Plan with a priority of helping the country to reach the Health related MDGs, and to adopt a results-based financing approach and improve a set of essential and high-impact health services. Preparation is underway. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 100.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Health, PO Box 1234, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Tel: (251-11) 551-6378, Fax: (251-11) 551-9366, E-mail: moh@ethionet.et, Contact: Mengistu Wolde, Coordinator

Ethiopia

Health and Other Social Services

Productive Safety Nets Program (APL III) Additional Financing: The objective is to support the Government to launch an effort to transform its existing humanitarian programs into an effective safety net system. Bank Approval scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126430. US$ 370.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, PO Box 6247, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Tel: (251-11) 520-636, Fax: (251-11) 463-686, E-mail: moard-nr@ethionet.et

Ethiopia

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Protection of Basic Services Social Accountability Program: The objectives are to strengthen the use of social accountability tools, approaches and mechanisms by (a) citizens and citizens groups, (b) civil society organizations (CSOs), (c) local government officials, and (d) service providers (SPs) in order to make basic service delivery more effective, efficient, responsive and accountable. Preparation is underway. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 9.4 (EPBS). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Ethiopia

Transportation

(R) Third Roads Program APL3 Additional Financing: The objective is to provide access to connect 80,000 Kebeles. Decision Meeting scheduled for 29 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P117731. US$ 415.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Ethiopia

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Additional Financing: The objective is to continue to support: (a) the original project activities that faced financing gap due to cost overrun incurred in the course of implementation caused by an unanticipated design change; and (b) the second federal city that is in great need of the WSS improvement intervention. Negotiations completed on 10 April 2012. Bank Approval scheduled for 31 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P129174. US$ 150.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Water and Energy, Ethiopia, Tel: (251-11) 662-5526, Fax: (251-1) 661-0885, Contact: Ato Yohannes Gebre Medhin, Director, Water Supply and Sanitation Directorate

Gabon

Energy and Mining

(R) Electricity Sector Development: The objectives are to: (a) develop a least cost sector development plan; (b) establish a Rural Energy Fund and financing of pilot projects; (c) transmission network rehabilitation and extension in Libreville; and (d) implement energy efficiency measures. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 5 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 35.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Energy and Water Resources, Gabon, Tel: (241) 778-948

Gabon

Finance

Economic Diversification and Competitiveness: The objective is to establish a "One Stop Shop" for assistance to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and investors along the line and expanding upon the Maison de l’entreprise concept. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 4 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 30.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Finance, Libreville, Gabon, Tel: (241-05) 087-284

Gabon

Transportation

(R) Road Infrastructure SIL: The objective is to reduce congestion on Libreville’s only road outlet to the rest of the country and to improve road maintenance efficiency. This project is no longer in the lending program. Further reporting will be discontinued. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P096375. US$ 75.0 (IBRD). 

Gambia, The

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Commercial Agriculture and Value Chain Management: The objectives are to: (a) increase agricultural productivity in selected value chains through improved input and output markets access and technology; (b) increase private investment in commercial agriculture, agricultural processing and marketing industries; and (c) improve market linkages between small-holders and larger commercial entities. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 30 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 5.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Agriculture, The Quadrangle, Banjul, Gambia, The, Tel: (220) 422-9817, Fax: (220) 422-4278, E-mail: aaajobe@yahoo.co.uk, Contact: Abdou Rahmane Jobe, Permanent Secretary

Gambia, The

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Budget Support Development Policy Loan: The objective is to improve public financial management, civil service capacity, and energy sector performance by continuing and deepening policy reforms. Appraisal scheduled for 16 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P123679. US$ 7.0 (IDA Grant). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance, The Quadrangle, Banjul, Gambia, The, Tel: (220) 422-3301, E-mail: serigncham@yahoo.com, Contact: Serign Cham, Permanent Secretary

Ghana

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Commercial Agriculture (Cr. 50770-GH): The objective is to increase access to land, private sector finance, input and output markets by smallholder farms from private-public partnerships in commercial agriculture in Accra Plains and SADA zone. Bank Approval completed on 22 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P114264. US$ 100.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), PO Box MB 37, Accra, Ghana, Tel: (223) 677-138, Fax: (223) 668-248, E-mail: alabibortey@gmail.com, Contact: Alabi Bortey

Ghana

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Fourth Agriculture Development Policy Operation: The objective is to support implementation of Ghana’s agricultural sector policy. Negotiations completed on 4 April 2012. Bank Approval scheduled for 15 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P122808. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Food and Agriculture, PO Box M37, Accra, Ghana, Tel: (233-27) 756-5693, Fax: (233-30) 266-3250, E-mail: joeboamah@yahoo.com, Contact: Regina Adutwum, Director General

Ghana

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Natural Resources and Environmental Governance Technical Assistance: The objective is to provide targeted technical assistance to conceptualize, plan and implement institutional actions and policy reforms that will promote growth and poverty reduction through sustainable, inclusive and socially responsible natural resource management. Decision Meeting scheduled for 10 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P129769. US$ 5.0 (IDA Grant). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Ghana

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Fifth Agriculture Development Policy Operation: The objective is to support critical policy and institutional reforms necessary to successfully achieve CAADP objectives in Ghana. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 13 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Ghana

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Natural Resources and Environmental Governance DPO II: The objective is to focus on institutional and policy issues required for the borrower to sustainably use renewable and non-renewable natural resources. Decision Meeting scheduled for 10 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Ghana

Education

(R) Education For All GPEF: The objective is to improve the quality of education, particularly in deprived districts. Decision Meeting scheduled for 8 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 75.5 (EFAF). Consultants will be required. Consultants will be required for preparation of social Assessment, economic analysis, institutional Assessment. Ministry of Education, Ghana

Ghana

Energy and Mining

(R) Gas Infrastructure: The objective is to enable Ghana to reap economically sustainable benefits (at both the local and national level) from the use of cheaper and environmentally cleaner natural gas for power generation instead of flaring or re-injecting the gas. Decision Meeting scheduled for 20 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 200.0 (IBRD). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Ghana

Finance

(R) Public-Private Partnership (Cr. 50970-GH): The objective is to increase the Government capacity to facilitate Public Private Partnerships (PPP) in infrastructure provision. Bank Approval completed on 27 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P125595. US$ 30.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. MoFEP Public Investment Department, Ghana, Tel: (233-20) 203-0284, E-mail: mapenteng@mofep.gov.gh, Contact: Magdelena Apenteng

Ghana

Health and Other Social Services

Social Opportunities (Cr. 47350-GH): The objectives are to improve targeting in social protection spending, increase access to conditional cash transfers nationwide, increase access to employment and cash-earning opportunities for the rural poor during the agricultural off-season, and improve the economic and social infrastructure in target districts. Bank Approval completed on 20 May 2010. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P115247. US$ 88.6 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. National Coordinating Office (formerly Rural Infrastructure Coordinating Unit), PO Box CT 3742, Accra, Ghana, Tel: (233-30) 277-0246, E-mail: tamfour2000@yahoo.com, Contact: Mathew Oppong Brown, Coordinator

Ghana

Industry and Trade

Skills Development (Cr. 48750-GH): The objective is to improve demand-driven skills development and increase adoption of new technologies in selected economic sectors. Bank Approval completed on 29 March 2011. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P118112. US$ 70.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET), E-mail: Danawuah@gmail.com, Contact: Tessi Yehouenou, Director General

Ghana

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Public Sector Reform: The objective is to focus on reforms showing results, particularly the delivery of the Government’s main priorities for (a) job creation and (b) food production, distribution and processing. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 27 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 50.0 (IBRD). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Ghana

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Poverty Reduction Support Grant (PRSC-8) (Cr. H7550-GH): The objective is to support the Government to focus on public financial management, public sector reform, energy, agriculture and safety nets. Bank Approval completed on 26 January 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P127314. US$ 100.0 (IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, PO Box M40, Accra, Ghana, Tel: (233-30) 266-5587, Fax: (233-30) 266-7069, E-mail: minister@mofep.gov.gh, Contact: Gladys Ghartey, Head of World Bank Unit

Ghana

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Statistics Development Program (Cr. 50100-GH): The objective is to modernize and streamline the Ghana National Statistical System to ensure that it is sufficiently equipped in terms of human resources, essential tools and infrastructure to produce and disseminate reliable and timely statistics. Bank Approval completed on 25 August 2011. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P118858. US$ 30.0/10.0 (IDA Credit/SRTF). Consultants will be required. Ghana Statistical Service, PO Box GP 1098, Accra, Ghana, Tel: (233-21) 682-647/657, Fax: (233-21) 664-304, E-mail: Grace.bediako@gmail.com, Contact: Humayun Kabir, Secretary

Ghana

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Urban Water Additional Financing: The objectives are to: (a) retrofit the project to the country’s financing parameters; (b) implement the investments in the Brong Ahafo and Upper East Regions; (c) rehabilitate five water supply dams equipment; (d) expand the investments to include Winneba transmission and distribution; and (e) cover cost overruns of the Management Contract Bank Approval completed on 27 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P129544. US$ 50.0 (IDA Grant). No consultants are required. Ghana Water Company Limited, E4 Leshie Crescent, Accra, Ghana, Tel: (233-302) 763-648, Contact: Marie Alphonse Itoua, Coordinator

Ghana

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

GAMA Sanitation and Water: The objectives are to: (a) increase access to water supply and improve sanitation, particularly in peri-urban areas; (b) enhance the sustainability of service provision; and (c) improve information on the access, quality and sustainability of water and sanitation services. Decision Meeting scheduled for 10 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 150.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Ghana

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Second Small Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Additional Financing: The objective is to increase access to sustainable water supply and sanitation services in small towns in six regions of the recipient. Bank Approval completed on 12 May 2009. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P115065. US$ 15.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA), Private Mail Bag, Airport, Accra, Ghana, Tel: (233-30) 251-8401, Fax: (233-30) 251-8405, E-mail: infor@cwsa.org, Contact: Adetokunbo Abiru, Finance Commissioner

Guinea

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Second Emergency Agricultural Productivity Support: The objective is to improve the productivity and value-added of targeted commodities. Appraisal scheduled for 30 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 20.0 (GFCR). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Agriculture, ANPRO-CA, Conakry, Guinea; CNOP-G, Guinea

Guinea

Energy and Mining

(R) Electricity Sector Efficiency Enhancement Additional Financing: The objective, same as the parent project, is to support: (a) the cost overrun of the original project (cost of original activities had been under estimated and equipment cost has escalated in recent years); and (b) new activities given sector deterioration during freeze of Bank activities, based on the ongoing Sector Diagnostic and Recovery Study. Negotiations completed on 12 April 2012. Bank Approval scheduled for 12 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P129148. US$ 15.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Electricte De Guinee, EDG Head Office, Conakry, Guinea, Tel: (224-6) 208-9780, E-mail: abdoulrachid@hotmail.com

Guinea

Energy and Mining

Mineral Governance Support: The objective is to support the Government to improve its governance in the mining sector along the EITI++ value chain. Decision Meeting scheduled for 23 August 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P122916. US$ 15.5 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Guinea

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Productive Safety Nets: The objective is to provide income support to vulnerable groups and to lay the foundations of a social safety net strategy by testing some of the building blocks necessary for a larger system. Appraisal completed on 12 April 2012. Negotiations scheduled for 3 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P123900. US$ 25.0 (IDA Grant). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Economy and Finance, Guinea

Guinea

Industry and Trade

(R) Development Corridor Growth: The objective is to contribute to private sector development in Guinea by: (a) creating conditions for improved competitiveness, enterprise development, investment promotion; and (b) supporting selected value chains. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 29 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 20.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Guinea

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Economic Governance Technical Assistance (Cr. H7650-GN): The objective is to strengthen the capacity to strategize, and implement and then monitor public programs and public administration structures, personnel and financial management systems, and improve transparency, accountability and governance in the area of mining. Bank Approval scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P125890. US$ 10.0 (IDA Grant). No consultants are required. Gouvernement de Guinee, BP: 2350, Conakry, Guinea, Tel: (224-4) 6443-5041, E-mail: diandiallo3@yahoo.fr, Contact: Mamadou Dian Diallo, Coordinator

Guinea

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Urban Water Sector Performance Improvement: The objective is to increase sustainable access to water services in Conakry through: (a) financing physical investments in the water supply system; and (b) improving the commercial and financial performance of the urban water utility, especially by addressing governance and accountability issues within the utility. Decision Meeting scheduled for 2 October 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P110327. US$ 20.0 (IDA Grant). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Guinea-Bissau

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Biodiversity Conservation (Cr. H6700-GW): The objective is to strengthen IBAP’s management of Guinea-Bissau’s protected area network during the transition from donor financing to more sustainable sources, while piloting the establishment, capitalization and operation of a mechanism to sustainably finance at least two of the country’s marine protected areas. The grant was signed on 2 May 2011. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P122047. US$ 2.0 (IDA Grant). No consultants are required. Institute for Biodiversity and Protected Areas (IBAP), Rua Sao Tome, 6A, C.P. 70, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, Tel: (245) 320-7106, Fax: (245) 320-7107, E-mail: alfredo.simao.dasilva@iucn.org, Contact: Alfredo Da Silva, Director

Guinea-Bissau

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Emergency Food Security Support Additional Financing: The objective is to improve food security for the most vulnerable population, including children, and increase smallholder rice production in project areas. Appraisal scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 7.0 (GFDR). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Rui de Principe, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, Tel: (245) 205-904, Contact: Mr. Rui Nene Djata, Project Coordinator

Guinea-Bissau

Education

(R) Education for All Fast Track Initiative Program: The objective is to improve the delivery of basic education services with a focus on greater and more equitable access, better quality and improved local governance. Negotiations scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P114115. US$ 12.0 (EFAF). Consultants will be required. Ministry of National Education, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, Tel: (245) 320-5481, Contact: Alfredo Gomes, Coordinator, Project Preparation Team

Guinea-Bissau

Energy and Mining

Emergency Electricity and Water Rehabilitation Additional Financing: The objective is to assist the Government of Guinea-Bissau in the rapid restoration and improvement of electricity and water services in the capital city of Bissau. Bank Approval completed on 17 May 2011. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P125374. US$ 2.2 (IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Economy, Planning, and Regional Integration, 37 Ave. Amilar Cabral, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, Tel: (245) 320-7286, Fax: (245) 320-4846, E-mail: hembalo@hotmail.com, Contact: Luis Alberto Gomes, Coordinator

Guinea-Bissau

Industry and Trade

(R) Agribusiness Development and Private Sector Rehabilitation: The objectives are to support: (a) improvement of investment climate and entrepreneurship development; and (b) cashew agribusiness development. Negotiations scheduled for 16 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 4.0/4.0 (IDA Credit/IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Economy, Planning, and Regional Integration, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, Tel: (245) 320-7286, Fax: (245) 320-4846, E-mail: pmri@orange-bissau.com

Guinea-Bissau

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Third Economic Governance Reform Grant (Cr. H7040-GW): The objectives are to: (a) promote efficiency, transparency and accountability in public finance and budget management, and procurement; and (b) improve the investment climate associated to the Doing Business survey. The grant was signed on 2 August 2011. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P123685. US$ 6.4 (IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance, Av Amilcar Cabral, CP 67, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, Tel: (245) 320-6163, Fax: (245) 320-5156, E-mail: jocavaca@hotmail.com, Contact: Jose Carlos Varela Casimiro, Secretary of State for Treasury

Guinea-Bissau

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Development Policy Operation: The objective is to support the four pillars of the Government second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and follow a similar structure of the previous EGRGs series. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 24 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 7.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance, Av A. Cabral. No 67, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, Tel: (245) 666-6668, Fax: (245) 320-5156, E-mail: jocava@hotmail.com, Contact: Carlos Casimiro, Secretary of Treasury and Accounting

Guinea-Bissau

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Recovery and Reform of the Energy Sector: The objective is to meet the electricity and water supply needs of the country in an economically and environmentally sustainable manner in order to contribute to economic growth and well-being of the population of Guinea-Bissau. Decision Meeting scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P120917. US$ 7.0/9.0 (IDA Credit/ZMUL). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Economy, Planning, and Regional Integration, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, Tel: (245) 320-7286, Fax: (245) 320-4846, E-mail: pmri@orange-bissau.com, Contact: Luis Cruz Gomes, Coordinator

Kenya

Education

(R) Second Education Sector Support Program FTI: The objective is to support the basic education strategy through the investment programs. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 125.0 (EFAF). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Education (MOE), Jogoo House, PO Box 30040, Nairobi, Tel: (254-20) 318-581, Fax: (254-20) 214-287, E-mail: elimu@todays.co.ke

Kenya

Energy and Mining

(R) Lake Turkana Wind: The objectives are to: (a) increase power generation capacity; (b) contribute to the diversification of the fuel mix; and (c) increase the capacity of clean electricity generation in Kenya through the Lake Turkana Wind Project (LTWP). Preparation is underway. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P128163. US$ 78.0 (GUID). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Kenya

Energy and Mining

(R) Menengai Geothermal: The objectives are to: (a) develop geothermal resources in the Menengai field and make them available for electricity generation; and (b) establish transmission lines to connect Menengai to the national grid. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 17 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 115.0/170.0/120.0/40.0/36.0 (IDA Credit/AFD/AFDB/CIF/EUIB). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Kenya

Energy and Mining

Partial Risk Guarantees for IPPs (Cr. G2100-KE): The objective is to assist the Government to meet short-term demand of efficient power generation and power supply by adding more generation capacity to the grid by the Independent Power Producers. Bank Approval completed on 28 February 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P122671. US$ 166.0 (GUID). Consulting services to be determined. Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC), Kenya~

Kenya

Energy and Mining

Power System Development: The objective is to ensure that access to reliable, cost effective, and high quality supply of electricity is sustained to business enterprises and households. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 30 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 198.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Kenya

Finance

Infrastructure Finance and PPP: The objectives are to: (a) address the major gap in financing for the crucial infrastructure investment Kenya needs to become a middle income country; and (b) identify obstacles, including the need for regulatory/institutional reforms as well as government financial support for PPP projects and hands-on technical advice. Decision Meeting scheduled for 10 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P121019. US$ 100.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Public Private Participation Secretariat (PPPS), Ministry of Finance, Harambee Avenue, PO Box 30007, Nairobi, Kenya, Tel: (254-20) 225-2299, E-mail: skkamau@treasury.go.ke, Contact: Stanley Kamau, Engineer

Kenya

Health and Other Social Services

Health Sector Support: The objectives are to improve: (a) the delivery of essential health services for Kenyans, especially the poor and the drought affected populations; and (b) the effectiveness of planning, financing and procurement of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies. Bank Approval completed on 20 December 2011. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P128663. US$ 56.8 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Ministry of Finance, PO Box 30007, Nairobi, Kenya, Tel: (254-20) 271-7077, Fax: (254-20) 224-0045, E-mail: ps@treasury.go.ke, Contact: Lokesh Kumar, Project Director

Kenya

Information and Communications

KTCIP Additional Financing: The objective is to scale up and support the implementation of e-Government activities (IFMIS implementation, open data, eSecurity and development of an infrastructure management framework). Bank Approval scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P127380. US$ 55.1 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Kenya ICT Board, 12th Floor, Teleposta Towers, Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya, Tel: (254-20) 221-1960, E-mail: vkyalo@ict.go.ke

Kenya

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Development Policy Loan: The objective is to promote good governance and to accelerate private sector-led growth. Decision Meeting scheduled for 20 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P121711. US$ 100.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Finance, PO Box 30007-00100, Nairobi, Kenya, Tel: (254-20) 338-111, Fax: (254-20) 228-861, E-mail: psfinance@treasury.go.ke, Contact: Joseph Kinyua, Permanent Secretary

Kenya

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Judicial Performance Improvement: The objective is to improve the performance of the judiciary in areas of public accountability, transparency, and improve oversight of case and trial management. Decision Meeting scheduled for 9 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P105269. US$ 150.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Judiciary of Kenya, PO Box 30041-00100, Nairobi, Kenya, Tel: (254-20) 214-632, Fax: (254-20) 333-449, Contact: Lydia Achode, Chief Registrar

Kenya

Transportation

(R) Nairobi Transport Improvement: The objective is to decongest the Northern Corridor road section adjoining Nairobi and to improve traffic management within Nairobi. Decision Meeting scheduled for 23 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126321. US$ 300.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Kenya Railways Corporation, Kenya, Tel: (254-20) 221-7338, E-mail: md@kre.co.ke, Contact: Nduva Muli, Managing Director; Ministry of Transport (MOT), Transcom House, Ngong Road, PO Box 52692, Nairobi, Kenya, Tel: (254-20) 272-9200, Fax: (254-20) 271-1133, E-mail: info@transport.go.ke, Contact: Eng. Cyrus Njiru, Permanent Secretary; Kenya National Highways Authority, PO Box 49714-00100, Nairobi, Kenya, Tel: (254-20) 801-3842, Fax: (254-20) 271-5483, E-mail: dg@kenha.co.ke, Contact: Eng. Meshack O. Kidenda, Director General; Kenya Urban Roads Authority, IKM Place, 5th Ngong Avenue, PO Box 41727-00100, Nairobi, Kenya, Tel: (254-20) 250-8033, E-mail: jnkadayo@kura.go.ke, Contact: Eng. Joseph Nkadayo, Director General; Ministry of Roads, Ministry of Works Building, Ngong Road, PO Box 30260, Nairobi, Kenya, Tel: (254-20) 272-3155, Fax: (254-20) 271-9658, E-mail: psmor@roads.go.ke, Contact: Michael S.M. Kamau, Permanent Secretary

Kenya

Transportation

(R) Nairobi Urban Toll Road Partial Risk Guarantee: The objective is to reduce traffic congestion on Northern Corridor through Nairobi. Appraisal scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P103973. US$ 30.0 (GUID). Consultants will be required. Kenya National Highways Authority, PO Box 49714-00100, Nairobi, Kenya, Tel: (254-20) 801-3842, Fax: (254-20) 271-5483, E-mail: dg@kenha.co.ke, Contact: Eng. Meshack O. Kidenda, Director General; Kenya Urban Roads Authority, IKM Place, 5th Ngong Avenue, PO Box 41727-00100, Nairobi, Kenya, Tel: (254-20) 250-8033, E-mail: jnkadayo@kura.go.ke, Contact: Eng. Joseph Nkadayo, Director General

Kenya

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Nairobi Metropolitan Services: The objective is to strengthen governance and service delivery in the Nairobi Metropolitan Area, Transport, Water Supply and Solid Waste Management. Bank Approval scheduled for 3 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P107314. US$ 300.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Nairobi Metropolitan Development, KICC 26TH Flr, PO Box 30130-00100, Kenya, Tel: (254-20) 317-224, Fax: (254-20) 317-226

Kenya

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Water Towers Sustainable Management Program: The objective is to assist the Government in enhancing integrated water resources management and increasing bulk water supply with enhanced reliability through new water resources infrastructure development in support of economic growth, poverty reduction and drought/flood resilience. Preparation is underway. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 500.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Kenya

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Water and Sanitation Service Improvement Additional Financing: The objective is to support infrastructure development based on supporting a defined part of the overall investment plans of Athi Water Services Board (AWSB), Coast Water Services Board (CWSB) and Lake Victoria North Water Services Board (LVNWSB). Bank Approval scheduled for 3 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P126637. US$ 280.0/20.0/100.0 (IDA Credit/IDA Grant/AFD). Consultants will be required. Lake Victoria North Water Services Board, Kisumu-Kakamega Road, PO Box 673, Kakamega, Kenya, Tel: (254-56) 30-795, Fax: (254-56) 31-506, E-mail: info@lvnwsb.co.ke, Contact: Engineer Diru Magomere, Chief Executive Officer; Athi Water Services Board, Africa Re Centre, Hospital Road, PO Box 45283-00100, Nairobi, Kenya, Tel: (254-20) 272-4292, Fax: (254-20) 272-4295, E-mail: info@awsboard.go.ke, Contact: Rose Nyaga, Ag. Chief Executive Officer; Coast Water Services Board, PO Box 90417-80100, Kenya, Tel: (254-41) 231-6471, Fax: (254-41) 231-5230, E-mail: info@cswb.go.ke, Contact: Andy Maro Tola, Ag. Chief Executive Officer

Lesotho

Education

Technical and Vocational Education and Training: The objective is to contribute to the improvement of quality, relevance and governance of TVET offered in Lesotho. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 12 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 5.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Education and Training, PO Box 47, Maseru, Lesotho, Tel: (266-22) 323-956, Fax: (266-22) 2231-0562, E-mail: matsepeM@education.gov.ls, Contact: Odilon Makara, Principal Secretary

Lesotho

Health and Other Social Services

Maternal and Newborn Health Performance Based Financing: The objective is to improve the quality and increase the uptake of maternal and newborn health services. Decision Meeting scheduled for 7 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 7.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Maseru, Lesotho, Tel: (226) 2231-4404, Contact: Malefetsane Masasa, Director of Health Planning

Lesotho

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

First Poverty Reduction Support Credit (PRSC): The objective is to support the reform program of the Government of Lesotho geared towards poverty reduction, inclusive growth and improving public service delivery. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 4 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 15.0 (IDA Grant). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Lesotho

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Water Sector Improvement APL Phase II Supplemental: The objective is to support the Government to: (a) develop and sustain an environmentally socially responsible and financially viable framework for the MDWSP, (b) increase the quantity of safe, bulk water supplied to Teyateyaneng, and (c) strengthen institutions and related instruments in the water sector. Bank Approval completed on 10 November 2011. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 13.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Natural Resources, Commissioner of Water (CoW), Lesotho, Tel: (266) 2232-0127, Contact: Popaul Kizungu Chihiza, Project Coordinator; Ministry of Natural Resources, Metolong Authority, Maseru, Lesotho, Tel: (266) 2231-5789, Contact: Lokesh Kumar, Project Director

Liberia

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Smallholder Tree Crop Revitalization Support: The objective is to increase tree crop farmers’ income opportunities by: (a) rehabilitating unproductive farms; (b) supporting preparation activities towards future development of the tree crop sector and effective smallholder participation; and (c) testing tree crop replanting and new planting financing mechanisms and institutional arrangements. Negotiations scheduled for 23 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P113273. US$ 15.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Agriculture, Liberia

Liberia

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Forestry Sector Support: The objectives are to: (a) build the management capacity of FDA and other stakeholders in the sector (NGOs, CBOs); (b) improve the availability of information required for sustainably managing the forest resources; and (c) assist the GoL in reviewing and possibly improving current mechanisms for revenue collection from the forestry sector. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 10.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Liberia

Energy and Mining

(R) Lighting Lives: The objective is to provide access to modern energy services to the Liberian public by increasing investments in high-quality, low-cost solar energy in Liberia while concurrently strengthening the institutional and policy environment to sustain such investments in support of Liberia’s National Energy Policy (NEP). Bank Approval completed on 26 January 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P124014. US$ 2.0/1.5/2.0 (ESMP/GEFU/ZPCO). No consultants are required Contact: Popaul Kizungu Chihiza, Project Coordinator

Liberia

Energy and Mining

Electricity System Enhancement Additional Financing: The objectives are to: (a) enhance options for power generation; and (b) distribute and general systems support for Liberia’s power utility (LEC). Bank Approval completed on 26 January 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P129097. US$ 22.0/1.5 (IDA Credit/GFCO). No consultants are required. Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC), PO Box 165, Waterside, Liberia, Tel: (231-88) 071-9963, E-mail: lecliberia@yahoo.com, Contact: Popaul Kizungu Chihiza, Project Coordinator

Liberia

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Health Systems Strengthening: The objective is to strengthen the institutional foundations of the health sector, in an effort to achieve tangible improvements in health outcomes, through a more responsive, decentralised system Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 30 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 10.0/5.0 (IDA Credit/HRBF). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Liberia

Information and Communications

Economic Governance and Institutional Reform Additional Financing: The objective is to further improve the efficiency and transparency in managing public financial and human resources, focus on revenue administration, public procurement, budget execution and payroll management. Bank Approval completed on 7 April 2011. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 7.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance, Broad Street, Monrovia, Liberia, Tel: (231) 657-8921, E-mail: ngafuan@yahoo.com, Contact: Bernard Japaah, Project Coordinator

Liberia

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Fifth Reengagement and Reform Support Budget: The objectives are to: (a) support government reforms to strengthen governance, and (b)improve the environment for private sector-led inclusive growth. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 26 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 5.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Minister of Finance, Liberia, Tel: (231-886) 578-921, E-mail: ngafuan@yahoo.com

Liberia

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Fourth Reengagement and Reform Support Program Budget Support (Cr. 50120-LR): The objectives are to: (a) support government-owned ongoing reforms to strengthen governance; and (b) improve the environment for private-sector led growth that is more broadly shared. Bank Approval completed on 18 October 2011. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P123196. US$ 5.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance, Monrovia, Liberia, Tel: (231) 2420-0002, E-mail: princettaV@gmail.com, Contact: Francis Karpeh, Deputy Minister

Liberia

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Integrated Public Financial Management Reform (Cr. 50260-LR): The objective is to improve the budget coverage, fiscal policy management, financial control, and oversight of government finances of Liberia. Bank Approval completed on 15 December 2011. Signing scheduled for late-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P127319. US$ 5.0/4.6/3.9/15.1 (IDA Credit/AFDB/AID/SIDA). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance, Broad Street, Monrovia, Liberia, Tel: (231) 226-352, Fax: (231) 226-715, E-mail: bernardjap@gmail.com, Contact: Lokesh Kumar, Project Director

Liberia

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Public Sector Modernization: The objective is to improve organizational efficiency and employee performance in the public sector. Decision Meeting scheduled for 16 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 5.0/3.0/7.0 (IDA Credit/AFDB/SIDA). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Liberia

Transportation

(R) Second Road Asset Management: The objective is to cover the cost overruns and finance additional activities which would constitute a project restructuring, as part of the additional financing. Decision Meeting scheduled for 16 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Liberia

Transportation

Road Asset Management: The objective is to improve transport efficiency of the road corridor from Monrovia to the Guinea border and maintain good road condition over a 10-year period through output and performance-based road management. Bank Approval completed on 17 May 2011. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P121213. US$ 113.0 (LRTF). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance, Broad Street, Monrovia, Liberia, Tel: (231) 657-8921, E-mail: ngafuan@yahoo.com, Contact: Akindele Beckley, Program Director

Madagascar

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Environmental SWAp Support: The objectives are to: (a) strengthen financial sustainability of the environmental sector; (b) involve rural communities in protected areas management; (c) support institutional reforms and capacity building of MEEFT; and (d) strengthen environmental governance. Signing scheduled for mid-April i 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P107484. US$ 42.0/10.0 (IDA Credit/GFCO). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Environment and Forests, Antananarivo, Madagascar, Tel: (261-33) 332-1063, Fax: (261-20) 223-0693, E-mail: ministre@mef.gov.mg, Contact: Herilanto Raveloharison, Minister; CELCO, Ambaranjana, Madagascar, Tel: (261-22) 204-0908, E-mail: celco_p3@celco.mg, Contact: Guy Razafindralambo, Coordinator

Madagascar

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Irrigation and Watershed Management: The objective is to establish a viable basis for irrigated rice production and natural resources management in selected irrigation sites and their surrounding watersheds. Appraisal scheduled for 10 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P128831. US$ 12.7 (PHRD). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Agriculture, Madagascar

Madagascar

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Irrigation and Watershed Management: The objective is to contribute to inclusive rural growth through the promotion of intensification and diversification in three regions with high potential for agricultural development, while promoting sustainable use of infrastructure and soil and water resources. This project is on hold until further notice. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P088887. US$ 5.9 (GEFU). No consultants are required. Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Bureau BVPI, Nanisana, Antananarivo, Madagascar, Tel: (261-20) 222-474-385, Fax: (261-20) 222-6561, E-mail: cpnbvpi@blueline.mg, Contact: Lantonirina Ramaroson, Coordinateur National

Madagascar

Education

Education for All Plan Catalytic Fund: The objective is to finance the education for all plan for the achievement of the MDG2 by 2015. Appraisal scheduled for 18 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P114350. US$ 22.0 (EFAF). Consulting services to be determined. Ministere de l’ Education Nationale, Anosy, BP 267, Antananarivo, Madagascar, Tel: (261-2022) 28-625, Fax: (261-2022) 62-911, Contact: Josiane Rabetokotany, Technical Coordinator, UAT

Madagascar

Education

Education for Growth: The objective is to introduce governance and financing reforms in the education system to make it more demand oriented and encourage employer participation, modernize the curricula and teaching methods to meet labor market needs and encourage innovation and increase equitable access to post-primary education. Decision Meeting scheduled for 21 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P111120. US$ 40.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Madagascar

Energy and Mining

Power Sector Guarantee Facility: The objective is to facilitate private sector investment in Hydro Power Generation Facilities in Madagascar. The guarantee will cover the Government’s obligations towards the independent Power Producer with regards to payments and regulatory risks. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 21 December 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 20.0/40.0 (GUID/ZPCO). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Madagascar

Energy and Mining

Second Power/Water Sectors Recovery and Restructuring APL: The objective is to lay the foundation for a sustainable expansion of a commercially-oriented utility in a most cost-efficient way by investing in strategically important areas: (a) HV interconnections of the main load-centres; (b) preparation of the next large scale hydro facility; and (c) investments and TA necessary. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 13 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 50.0/50.0/64.0/70.0 (IDA Credit/AFDB/ZBIL/ZPCO). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Madagascar

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Second Multisectoral STI/HIV/AIDS Prevention II Additional Financing: The objective is to support the delivery of an integrated package of HIV/AIDS and other health services to vulnerable and at risk populations in a subset of the poorest districts in Madagascar. Negotiations completed on 2 April 2012. Bank Approval scheduled for 31 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P128169. US$ 6.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Unité de Gestion du Projet Santé, Immeuble Lot III M 39 Bloc 2, Anosy, Boite Postal 8555, Antananarivo 101, Madagascar, Tel: (261-20) 225-5323, Fax: (261-20) 225-6976

Madagascar

Health and Other Social Services

Sustainable Health System Development-Phase II: The objective is to strengthen the health system and increase its capacity to provide the necessary production, financing, delivery and management support for delivery of services necessary to meet the eventual objectives of reducing child and maternal mortality, controlling illnesses due to malaria, sexually transmitted diseases, and HIV/AIDS. Bank Approval scheduled for 28 February 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P106675. US$ 45.0/19.5 (IDA Credit/FRDE). No consultants are required. Cellule d’Execution de Programme, Ministry of Health and Family Planning, Nouvel Immeuble ARO, Antananarivo, Madagascar, Tel: (261-20) 226-6667, E-mail: ugpcresan@simicro.mg, Contact: Docteur Rakotomalala Remi, Coordonnateur National du Project PDSSP

Madagascar

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Commune Development Support Program: The objectives are to support: (a) decentralization process; (b) development of a national capacity building; (c) finance local infrastructure investments through a central-local intergovernmental transfer; and (d) project implementation, and monitoring and evaluation. This project is no longer in the lending program. Further reporting will be discontinued. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P104049. US$ 35.0/56.1/20.9 (IDA Credit/ECEU/MSC1). 

Madagascar

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Growth and Infrastructure: The objective is to consolidate and deepen the impacts in the three existing sub-regions (growth poles) and extend the interventions to adjacent sub-regions with high growth potential to establish growth corridors. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 27 November 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 100.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Madagascar

Transportation

(R) Adaptation to Climate Change Least Developed Countries Fund: The objective is to strengthen the ability of poor rural households in the arid communities of southern Madagascar to adapt to the effects of climate change and climate variability on their immediate livelihoods. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 7 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 7.0 (GEFU). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Madagascar

Transportation

(R) Transport: The objective is to reduce transport costs on major transport infrastructure and to sustainably improve accessibility in rural areas. This project is no longer in the lending program. Further reporting will be discontinued. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P102135. US$ 80.0 (IDA Credit).

Madagascar

Transportation

(R) Transport Infrastructure Investment Additional Financing: The objective is to rehabilitate the country’s major transport infrastructure in order to reduce transport cost and to facilitate trade. Decision Meeting scheduled for 21 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 12.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. AutoritRoutie, Alarobia, Antananarivo, Madagascar, Tel: (261-3205) 68-141, E-mail: pascal.r-misata@arm.mg; Cabinet MPANAZAVA, 23, Lana Andriba, Mahamasina Sud, Antananarivo, Madagascar, Tel: (261-2022) 32-140, Fax: (261-2022) 37-385, E-mail: pst@moov.mg; MADARAIL, Gare Soarano, 1, Avenue de l’Indendance, Antananarivo, Madagascar, Tel: (261-2022) 34-599, Fax: (261-2022) 21-883, E-mail: madarail@madarail.mg

Malawi

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Agricultural Development Program Support Additional Financing: The objective is to improve the effectiveness of investments aimed at food security and sustainable agricultural growth. Bank Approval completed on 22 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P128576. US$ 30.0/45.9 (IDA Credit/FSCO). No consultants are required. Consultants are being hired to: (i) update project environment and social impact Assessment and the existing safeguards instruments; and (ii) design the additional rural roads component. Ministry of Transport and Public Works, Capital Hill, Lilongwe, Malawi, Tel: (265-1) 789-497, Contact: Marie Alphonse Itoua, Coordinator; Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Malawi, Tel: (265-7) 89-033, E-mail: agriculture@agriculture.gov.mw, Contact: Marie Alphonse Itoua, Coordinator

Malawi

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Support to Shire Valley Irrigation: The objectives are to: (a) raise agricultural productivity and profitability for agricultural producers, including small-holders, in the Lower Shire Valley; and (b) broaden Malawi’s export base by establishing market-driven productive ventures and providing efficient and sustainable irrigation services. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 17 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 90.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Malawi

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Nutrition Improvement (Cr. H7610-MW, Cr. 50680-MW): The objectives are to expand services and interventions known to reduce linear growth retardation and anemia which are Malawi’s two principal nutritional disorders that slows progress, including poverty (non-income side poverty), morbidity, mortality and cognitive development. Bank Approval completed on 27 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P125237. US$ 32.0/48.0/13.1 (IDA Credit/IDA Grant/CIDA). No consultants are required. Office of the President and Cabinet, Private Bag 301, Capital Hill, Lilongwe 3, Malawi, Tel: (265-1) 771-374, E-mail: maryshawa@gmail.com, Contact: Dr. Mary Shawa, Principal Secretary

Malawi

Industry and Trade

Development Policy Operation: The objective is to support the implementation of critical policy and institutional reforms in support of the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy II to accelerate the achievement poverty reduction and growth. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 12 November 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 40.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Malawi

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Development Policy Credit I: The objective is to support policy and institutional reforms in the public financial management and economic governance necessary to accelerate the implementation of the Second Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MGDS II). This project is no longer in the lending program. Further reporting will be discontinued. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P122854. US$ 40.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. 

Malawi

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Mining Growth and Governance Support (Cr. 49010-MW): The objective is to build Government capacity to promote and manage mining sector growth in a way that contributes to sustainable development and poverty alleviation. Bank Approval completed on 31 March 2011. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P120825. US$ 25.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Environment, Private Bag 350, Lilongwe, Malawi, Tel: (265-1) 789-488, Fax: (265-1) 788-689, E-mail: hchiponwe@yahoo.com, Contact: Hastings Chipongwe, Senior Economist

Malawi

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Shire River Basin Management Program: The objective is to support the Shire River Basin’s planning framework developed to improve land and water management for ecosystem and livelihood benefits in target areas. Negotiations scheduled for 30 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P117617. US$ 125.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Consultants will be required for catchment management, technical supervision of Kamuzu Barrage upgrading, Real-time DSS, water information system, M&E, surveys, and catchment guidelines. Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, Malawi, Tel: (265) 789-033, E-mail: agriculture@agriculture.gov.mw

Mali

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Rural Community Development Additional Financing: The objective is to improve the livings of those rural communities in terms of: (a) access to basic socio-economic services, and (b) a sustainable increase in incomes, while promoting basic improved natural resources management practices. Decision Meeting scheduled for 2 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 5.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Mali

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Natural Resources Management in a Changing Climate: The objective is to expand the adoption of sustainable land and water management practices in targeted Communes in Mali. Decision Meeting scheduled for 16 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P129516. US$ 8.4 (GEFU). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Mali

Education

(R) Higher Education Development: The objective is to support the creation of conditions that enable the higher education sub-sector to evolve into a diversified and financially viable quality system. Decision Meeting scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P122015. US$ 38.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Mali

Education

(R) Youth Employment and Skills Development: The objective is to identify and support relevant activities to have 50% youth out of school or never enrolled to have access to a minimum skills development and reduce adult illiteracy to less than 50% (and 40% for women). This project is no longer in the lending program. Further reporting will be discontinued. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 30.0 (IDA Credit). 

Mali

Education

Education For All Initiative Fast Track Initiative Grant: The objective is to support the Government’s Education Sector Program to: (a) improve access and equity in basic education (including literacy programs); (b) improve quality, efficiency, and relevance of basic education; and (c) strengthen sector management through decentralized management of basic education services. First Grant Funding Request Approval scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 41.7 (EFAF). Consultants will be required. Implementing agency(ies) to be determined. 

Mali

Health and Other Social Services

Social Protection and Employment: The objective is to establish a sustainable social safety net system and scale-up programs that increase income and consumption of the poor and vulnerable households through cash transfers and short term employment. Decision Meeting scheduled for 11 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P127328. US$ 30.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Consultants will be required for preparation and pre-appraisal experts needed in institutional set-ups, PW, CT, Safeguards, payment system, targeting. Implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Mali

Industry and Trade

Competitiveness and Growth: The objective is to build on the experience of projects supporting growth pole and value-chain development; and aims to address constraints to private sector growth and competitiveness so as to promote industrialization and commercial agriculture in the regions of highest potential in Mali (e.g. Bamako, Office du Niger, Mopti and Sikasso.) Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 24 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Mali

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Sixth Development Policy Loan: The objectives are to: (a) strengthen institutional health and social protection framework and build resilience to internal and external shocks; (b) strengthen financial governance; and (c) improve the policy environment to promote competitiveness and employment opportunities. Appraisal scheduled for 29 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P125866. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Economy and Finance, PO Box 234, Bamako, Mali, Tel: (223) 222-5726

Mali

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Bamako Water Supply: The objective is to support the Government’s efforts to increase access to sustainable water services in Bamako. Decision Meeting scheduled for 12 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P122826. US$ 70.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. SOMAPEP, Bamako, Mali, E-mail: atdiarra56@yahoo.fr

Mauritania

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Agriculture Development and Food Price Response: The objectives are to: (a) support farmers’ capacity to enhance agricultural and livestock productivity; and (b) provide increased food access to vulnerable groups in targeted areas. The project will be designed as additional financing to the PDIAIM, using the FPCR funds and the IDA allocation. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 23 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 5.0/5.0 (IDA Credit/GFCR). Consultants will be required. Mauritania Ministry of Rural Development, BP, Nouakchott, Mauritania, Tel: (222) 525-1266, E-mail: claa@toptechnology.mr

Mauritania

Education

(R) Second Education for All Fast Track Initiative: The objective is to improve access to and quality of basic education, maintain equity and increase learning outcomes. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 12.4 (EFAF). Consultants will be required. Consultants are required for the school construction by local communities, student learning Assessments, school feeding program, M&E system and various studies. Direction des Projets Education et Formation (DPEF), BP 6541, Nouakchott, Mauritania, Tel: (222) 525-2063, Fax: (222) 525-1513, E-mail: chrif@dpef.mr, Contact: Mr. Mohamed Mahmoud Ould

Mauritania

Education

Skills Development Support (Cr. 49210-MR): The objective is to assist the Government to implement phase II of the Education Sector Development Program and to formalize the education system from pre-school to tertiary. Bank Approval completed on 26 April 2011. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P118974. US$ 16.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministe des Affaires Economiques et du Developpement, BP 238, Mauritania, Tel: (222) 525-0349, Fax: (222) 525-4617, Contact: Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Chrif Mamed, Directeur des Projets Education

Mauritania

Energy and Mining

(R) Gas to Power: The objective is to use natural gas discovered offshore for a power station to be built near Nouackchott. Appraisal scheduled for 15 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 75.0 (GUAR). Consultants will be required. Project Steering Committee, BP 199, Rond-Point Sebkha, Route de la, Nouakchott, Mauritania, Tel: (222-4) 643-1537, 662-1537, Fax: (222-4) 429-7456, E-mail: kane@acces.mr, kane@hydraulique.gov.mr, Contact: Mamadou Amadou Kane, Directeur General de l’Electricite

Mauritania

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Local Development and Youth Employment: The objective is to make decentralization more effective and its contribution to youth employment more important, by strengthening Local Governments particularly through setting up a set of tools including a sustainable fiscal transfer mechanism, institutional and efficient capacity building, and strong monitoring and control. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 8 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 25.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Cellule de Coordination du Programme Urbain, BP 5150, Nouakchott, Mauritania, Tel: (222-42) 290-693, Fax: (222-45) 290-601, E-mail: ccp@pdu.mr

Mauritania

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Third Mining Sector Capacity Building: The objectives are to: (a) assist with the revenue management; (b) improve legal and regulatory frameworks in mining and petroleum; (c) promote petroleum sector, support environmental and social management in mining and petroleum; and (d) establish the Mauritania School of Mines. Bank Approval completed on 19 May 2011. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P124859. US$ 7.1 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministries of Industry and Mines and Energy/Petroleum, Mauritania Tel/Fax: (222) 4525-6861, E-mail: prism@prism.mr, Contact: Abbazene B. Djidda, Project Coordinator

Mauritania

Transportation

Nouakchott Port Development: The objective is to secure the extension of the port of Nouakchott to face its growth perspectives, while improving the environmental impact of the port’s initial construction and development. Decision Meeting scheduled for 11 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P108554. US$ 50.0/55.0 (IBRD/ZPCO). Consultants will be required. Port Autonome de Nouakchott (PANPA), BP 5103, Nouakchott, Mauritania, Tel: (222) 525-3859, Fax: (222) 251-794, Contact: Ahmed Ould Moctar, Directeur General

Mauritius

Finance

Development Policy Loan (Ln. 81390-MU): The objective is to strengthen the policy and institutional environment for enhancing competition and innovation in the private sector. Bank Approval scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P126903. US$ 15.0 (IBRD). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance, Mauritius, Contact: Marie Alphonse Itoua, Coordinator

Mauritius

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) First Development Policy Loan (Ln. 81380-MU): The objective is to improve public service delivery by consolidating the Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Program-Based Budgeting by raising human resources productivity in the public sector, accelerating reforms in public enterprises, and increasing the effectiveness of social protection investments. Bank Approval completed on 27 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P125694. US$ 20.0 (IBRD). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, Government House, Ground Floor, Port Louis, Mauritius, Tel: (230) 111-1111, Contact: Marie Alphonse Itoua, Coordinator

Mauritius

Transportation

Second Infrastructure: The objective is to reduce the user’s cost on the priority sections of the primary and secondary road network, to improve the institutional framework for road safety, and to strengthen asset management in the road sector. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 30 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 50.0 (IBRD). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Mozambique

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Agricultural Growth and Productivity Enhancement in the Zambezi Valley: The objective is to enhance connectivity to agricultural, economic and social services for rural communities in high agricultural potential areas. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 18 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Mozambique

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Climate Change Development Policy Operation: The objectives are to support the Government of Mozambique in its efforts to address climate change by adopting policies and strengthening institutional capacity to promote climate resilient and lower carbon intensity development in selected sectors such as water, energy and health. Project Concept Review Meeting completed on 29 March 2012. Preparation is underway. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Mozambique

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Coastal Livelihoods: The objectives are to enhance the socio-economic growth for the inhabitants of the coastal regions and improve the strategic framework for fisheries. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 15 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 30.0/10.0 (IDA Credit/GFCO). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Fisheries, Maputo, Mozambique

Mozambique

Education

(R) Education Sector Support Program (Cr. 49300-MZ, Cr. 51000-MZ): The objective is to improve the access to quality and equity of education. The credit was signed on 18 July 2011. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P125127. US$ 71.0/90.0 (IDA Credit/EFAF). No consultants are required. Ministry of Education, PO Box 34, Av. 24 de Julho, No. 167, Maputo, Mozambique, Tel: (258-21) 480-700, Fax: (258-21) 490-979, E-mail: minred@gov.mz, Contact: H.E. Armando Artur, Minister of Education

Mozambique

Education

Early Child Development and Nutrition: The objectives are to assist the Government to: (a) pilot various types of community-based ECD interventions; (b) include provision of nutrition services for pregnant mothers and young children; and (c) create an ECD unit within the Ministry of Education. Negotiations scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P124729. US$ 40.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Government of Mozambique, Mozambique, Tel: (258-21) 480-700, Fax: (258-21) 490-979~

Mozambique

Education

Technical and Vocational Education and Training Additional Financing: The objective is to facilitate the transition of the existing Technical and Vocational Education system to a demand-led training system and provide the beneficiaries with more market relevant skills and improve job opportunities. Bank Approval completed on 12 July 2011. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P125283. US$ 37.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Education, PO Box 34, Avenida 24 de Julho, No. 167, Maputo, Mozambique, Tel: (258-21) 480-700, Fax: (258-21) 490-979, E-mail: mined@gov.mz, Contact: H.E. Zeferino Martins, Minister of Education

Mozambique

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Social Protection: The objective is to support the Government in consolidating and making operational a social safety net system to protect the poorest and most vulnerable from chronic poverty and seasonal and unpredictable shock, and supporting the implementation of the productive social action strategy. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 26 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Mozambique

Health and Other Social Services

Community Nutrition Enhancement: The objective is to support the implementation of Mozambique’s multisectoral nutrition action plan to reduce chronic malnutrition. Decision Meeting scheduled for 1 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 30.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Health, Av. Eduardo Mondlane, 1008, Maputo, Mozambique, Tel: (258-21) 427-131, Fax: (258-21) 427-133, E-mail: gbminsau@tropical.co.mz, Contact: Prof. Garrido Paulo Ivo, Project Manager

Mozambique

Industry and Trade

Integrated Growth Poles: The objective is to support the preparation of the growth poles operation that will promote broad based and integrated growth in specific sub-regions in Mozambique, especially in Tete and Nampula. Preparation is underway. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 100.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Mozambique

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Coastal Cities and Climate Change (Cr. 50660-MZ): The objective is to strengthen climate change adaptation in municipal planning and delivery of selected services in participating coastal towns. Bank Approval completed on 3 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P123201. US$ 120.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of State Administration (MAE), Rua da Radio 112, Maputo, Tel: (258-21) 426-666, E-mail: orlandarafael@yahoo.com.br, Contact: Orlanda Rafael, Diretora Nacional do Desenvolvimento Autarquico

Mozambique

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Mining and Gas Technical Assistance: The objectives are to improve: (a) the efficiency and transparency of mining, oil and gas sector management; and (b) the frameworks for sustainable development of mineral and hydrocarbon resources by focusing on institutional strengthening and on the local/regional integration of mining and gas development. Decision Meeting scheduled for 31 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P129847. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Mozambique

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Economic Governance: The objectives are to: (a) promote the efficiency, transparency and accountability in the use of public resources through improving public financial management and national statistics systems; and (b) enhance the effectiveness of the justice system to improve the investment climate. Decision Meeting scheduled for 14 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Mozambique

Transportation

(R) Roads and Bridges Management and Maintenance Program Phase III: The objective is to improve access of the population to all-season roads through maintenance, rehabilitation and upgrading of the classified road network. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 18 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 150.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Consultants will be required for the preparation of design, bidding documents and EIA. Implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Mozambique

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Greater Maputo Water Supply Expansion: The objective is to increase the production and treatment capacity of water to assist in meeting the water demand in the Greater Maputo Area and to promote the sustainable operation of the existing water supply system. Preparation is underway. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P125120. US$ 130.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Mozambique

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Programmatic Support to Disaster Risk Management: The objective is to strengthen the early warning system and design and pilot mitigation activities in highly vulnerable areas. Bank Approval completed on 9 June 2011. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 1.4 (GFDR). Consulting services to be determined. National Institute for Disaster Management (INGC), Entrance Air Base, Maputo, Mozambique, Tel: (258-21) 477-277, Fax: (258-21) 477-279, E-mail: jribeiro@ingc.gov.mz, Contact: Dr. Joao Tiago Meneses Machado Ribeiro, Director General

Namibia

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Coast Conservation Phase 2: The objective is to implement an integrated coastal zone management approach (ICZM) for the development of the Namibian Coast. Decision Meeting scheduled for 17 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P128511. US$ 3.6 (GEFU). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Capital Center Bldng, 6, Levinson Arcade P/Bag 13346, Windhoek, Namibia, Tel: (260-61) 284-2333, Fax: (260-61) 229-936, E-mail: tnghitila@yahoo.com

Niger

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Community Action Project for Climate Resilience: The objective is to improve the resilience of the populations and of production systems to climate change, in order to increase national food security. First Grant Funding Request Approval scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P125669. US$ 63.0 (CIF). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Planning, Local Government, and Community Development, Niger, Tel: (227) 2072-3258, Contact: Boubacar Sanda, Director of Planning

Niger

Education

Secondary and Higher Education Quality Support: The objective is to support the Government in its efforts to improve the quality and labor-market relevance of training programs and to strengthen the institutional environment for a more effective and efficient skills development system, with a focus on select institutions and economic sectors. Preparation is underway. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 30.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Niger

Industry and Trade

(R) Sources of Growth: The objectives are to: (a) create conditions to improve competitiveness, enterprise development, and investment promotion; and (b) select value chains. Appraisal completed on 12 April 2012. Negotiations scheduled for 7 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P127204. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined. 

Niger

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) First Shared Growth Credit: The objective is to support the reforms in the following areas: public expenditure and financial management, export promotion and competitiveness, private sector development, agricultural institutions, and reduction of vulnerability at the national and household level. Decision Meeting completed on 12 April 2012. Appraisal scheduled for 7 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P125272. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Planning, Territorial Management and Community Development, Niamey, Niger, Tel: (227-20) 723-258, E-mail: abdou.souley2@yahoo.fr

Niger

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

GPRC-2 Supplemental Financing (Cr. 50600-NE): The objective is to help cover an unanticipated financing gap caused by the spillovers of the Libyan crisis and a poor harvest. Bank Approval completed on 23 February 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P129793. US$ 15.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Planning, Local Government, and Community Development, Niger, Tel: (227) 2072-3258, Contact: Abdou Souley, Secretaire General

Nigeria

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Erosion and Watershed Management: The objective is to support the Government to promote vegetative land management practices by establishing conservation set asides along erosion-prone waterways and vegetation corridors. Negotiations completed on 29 March 2012. Bank Approval scheduled for 8 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P126549. US$ 8.6 (GEFU). Consultants will be required. Federal Ministry of Environment, Federal Secretariat, Phase 1, 7th Floor, Garki, Nigeria Tel/Fax: (234-9) 523-4119, E-mail: sumojekwu@yahoo.com

Nigeria

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Agriculture Sector Development Policy Operation: The objective is to support the Government’s agricultural transformation agenda through supporting policy and institutional reforms to improve the effectiveness of public spending, encourage private sector investments, and establish effective implementation modalities at all levels of the government. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 15 August 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 200.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nigeria, Contact: Dr. Adetunji Oredipe, Sr. Technical Advisor

Nigeria

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Irrigation and Water Resources Management: The objective is to improve the performance and financial sustainability of irrigation service delivery and water resource management in pilot States. Decision Meeting scheduled for 30 January 2013. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P123112. US$ 400.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Federal Ministry of Water Resources; Selected States

Nigeria

Education

State Education Programmatic Investment: The objective is to support selected States to improve governance in the education sector. Decision Meeting scheduled for 18 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P122124. US$ 150.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Federal and State Ministries of Education

Nigeria

Energy and Mining

(R) Electricity and Gas Improvement Additional Financing: The objective is to continue to support the Government to enable unconstrained transmission of power generated from power plants where PRGs are guaranteeing gas supply. Negotiations scheduled for 27 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126182. US$ 100.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Power Holding Company of Nigeria, Plot 441 Zambezi Crescent, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria, Tel: (234-9) 413-6684, Fax: (234-9) 413-6685, E-mail: maganiyu@nepapmu.org

Nigeria

Energy and Mining

(R) Electricity and Gas Improvement Additional Financing-GUID: The objective is to continue to support the Nigeria Electricity and Gas Improvement project to power three of the NIPP plants in Sapele, Olorunsogo and Alaoji. Bank Approval scheduled for 19 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126190. US$ 200.0 (GUID). Consulting services to be determined. Power Holding Company of Nigeria, Plot 441 Zambezi Crescent, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria, Tel: (234-9) 413-6684, Fax: (234-9) 413-6685, E-mail: maganiyu@nepapmu.org

Nigeria

Energy and Mining

(R) Petroleum Sector Technical Assistance and Capacity Building: The objective is to support implementation of the petroleum sector reform and to build capacity in government oversight institutions with a view to improve transparency and good governance in the sector. This project is on hold subject to the Government’s Approval of Petroleum Industry Bill. Decision Meeting scheduled for 30 December 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Petroleum, Nigeria

Nigeria

Energy and Mining

(R) Power Sector Guarantees: The objective is to guarantee payment for electricity generated and delivered to the national grid (public sector entity) by the Independent Power Plant (private sector) at Obite-OML 58. Appraisal scheduled for 20 November 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P120207. US$ 1000.0 (GUID). Consultants will be required. Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading PLC

Nigeria

Energy and Mining

(R) Small-Scale Associated Gas Utilization: The objective is to support Nigeria’s technologies for small-scale Associated Gas utilization, to pursue low-carbon development priorities. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 16 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 2.7/2.1 (GEFU/ZBIL). Consulting services to be determined. Federal Government of Nigeria, Nigeria

Nigeria

Energy and Mining

Sustainable Management of Mineral Resources Additional Financing: The objective is to support the scale-up activities that will increase the international competitiveness of Nigeria’s mining industry, with the expected result of increasing foreign direct investment into the industry, complemented by a growth in employment and foreign exchange. Negotiations scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P122828. US$ 80.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, 6 Marte Close Off Misau Crescent, Garki II, Abuja, Nigeria, Tel: (234-9) 524-2451, Fax: (234-9) 524-2450, E-mail: uladie2001@yahoo.co.uk, Contact: Mr. Linus Adie, Project Coordinator

Nigeria

Health and Other Social Services

(N) Polio Eradication Support: The objective is to help finance the procurement of additional Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) in support of Nigeria’s final efforts to eradicate poliomyelitis. Decision Meeting scheduled for 17 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P130865. US$ 95.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Nigeria

Health and Other Social Services

(R) States Health Program Investment (Cr. 50940-NG): The objectives are to improve the delivery of high impact maternal, child, and reproductive health interventions. Bank Approval completed on 12 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P120798. US$ 150.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Federal Ministry of Finance, Shehu Shagari Way, Central Business District, Abuja, Nigeria, E-mail: uzedgeffy2005@yahoo.co.uk, Contact: M.A Alao, Director, IER Department; Federal Ministry of Finance, Abuja, Nigeria, Tel: (234-8) 3592-3281~

Nigeria

Health and Other Social Services

Youth Employment and Social Support Operations: The objective is to support the Government’s response to the challenge of youth unemployment and human capital development of the poor in Nigeria. Decision Meeting scheduled for 26 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P126964. US$ 300.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Federal Ministry of Finance, Central Area, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria, Tel: (234-9) 8336-6661, E-mail: turakibatta@hotmail.com

Nigeria

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Edo State First Development Policy Operation (Cr. 50760-NG): The objective is to support a policy and institutional reform program being implemented by the State of Edo. Bank Approval completed on 29 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P123353. US$ 75.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Edo State Government, Contact: John Inegbedion, Commissioner of Finance; Ministry of Finance, 7th Floor Palm House, Sapele Road, Benin City, Nigeria, Tel: (234-803) 852-8562, E-mail: johnosagie02@yahoo.com, Contact: Marie Alphonse Itoua, Coordinator

Nigeria

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Second Lagos State Development Policy Credit: The objective is to support the policy and institutional reforms being implemented by the Lagos State Government. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 25 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 200.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Lagos State Government, Nigeria

Nigeria

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

First Horizontal Multi-State Development Policy Operation: The objective is to support a program of policy and institutional reforms in public financial management being implemented by a number of Nigerian state level governments selected through a competition. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 27 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 400.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Federal Ministry of Finance, Central Area, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria, Tel: (234-9) 8336-6661, E-mail: turakibatta@hotmail.com

Nigeria

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Second State Governance and Capacity Building (Cr. 46670-NG): The objective is to improve transparency, accountability and quality in the public finance and human resource management systems, with a view to strengthen governance in the participating states. Signing scheduled for 29 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P097026. US$ 80.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Federal Ministry of Finance, Shehu Shagari Way, Central Business District, Abuja, Nigeria, E-mail: uzedgeffy2005@yahoo.co.uk, Contact: Agnes Abidemi Aremu, Deputy Director

Nigeria

Transportation

(R) Urban Transport: The objective is to support the Government to increase the availability and patronage of a well organized and structured public transport service networks, improve traffic management, and improve the capacity of governments at different levels to formulate and implement appropriate policies governing urban transport, and ensure their compliance. Preparation scheduled for 26 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 158.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Nigeria

Transportation

Public/Private Partnership Adaptable Program Loan-Phase II: The objective is to continue to assist the Government with the binding constraints to firm productivity improvements and employment generating growth. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 15 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 200.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Consultants will be required to assist the team on Risk and Financial Analysis. Federal Ministry of Finance, Central Area, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria, Tel: (234-9) 8336-6661, E-mail: turakibatta@hotmail.com

Nigeria

Transportation

Second Rural Access and Mobility: The objective is to support the improvement of rural access and mobility in the participating States by: (a) providing improved all-weather access road networks in selected and prioritized rural development areas; and (b) supporting the institutional reform in the transport sector in the states to improve management of the state-wide road network. Decision Meeting scheduled for 25 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P095003. US$ 195.0/120.0 (IDA Credit/FRDE). Consultants will be required. Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Michael Okpara Way, Wuse Zone 5, Nigeria, Tel: (234-09) 523-8463/66

Nigeria

Transportation

State Employment and Expenditure for Results (Cr. 50220-NG): The objective is to enhance opportunities for youth employment and access to socio-economic services, while improving public expenditure management system in the participating states. Bank Approval completed on 6 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P121455. US$ 200.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Federal Ministry of Finance, Shehu Shagari Way, Central Business District, Abuja, Nigeria, E-mail: uzedgeffy2005@yahoo.co.uk, Contact: Tunde Lawal, National Project Coordinator

Nigeria

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Erosion Control and Watershed Management: The objective is to enable a framework for erosion and watershed management and reduce erosion in targeted areas of the South of Nigeria. Negotiations completed on 29 March 2012. Bank Approval scheduled for 8 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P124905. US$ 500.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Federal Ministry of Environment, Federal Ministry of Environment, Mabushi, Abuja, Nigeria, Tel: (234-080) 9523-3611, E-mail: info@environment.gov.ng, Contact: Mallam M Bashar, Permanent Secretary

Nigeria

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Ibadan Emergency Floods and Infrastructure Rehabilitation: The objectives are to: (a) improve urban infrastructure services delivery and (b) mitigate the negative environmental impact of floods in Ibadan Metropolitan area. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 19 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 200.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Regional

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Africa Stockpiles Programme Supplemental Funds for Disposal: The objectives are to: (a) eliminate and/or safeguarding the Publicly-Held Obsolete Pesticide stocks and Associated Waste; and (b) implement measures to reduce future accumulations of pesticides. Bank Approval scheduled for 1 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 3.2 (GEFU). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Environment and Sanitation (Ministère de l’Environnement et de l’Assainissement, Mali

Regional

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Fourth Comprehensive Agricultural Development: The objective is to support the creation of a regional institution for Southern Africa with the mandate to support and coordinate regional programs in agricultural research, agricultural extension, and agricultural training and education. Decision Meeting scheduled for 30 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P113629. US$ 50.0 (CDP4). Consulting services to be determined. FARA Secretariat, PMB CT 173, Cantonments, Accra, Ghana, Tel: (233) 2177-2823/9421, Fax: (233) 2177-3676, E-mail: mjones@fara-africa.org, Contact: Dr. Monty P. Jones, Executive Secretariat; Southern Africa Development Community, Private Bag 0095, SADC House, Khama Crescent, Gaborone, Botswana, Tel: (267) 395-1863, Fax: (267) 397-2848, E-mail: ptawonezvi@sadc.int, Contact: Dr. Patrick Tawonezvi, Coordinator

Regional

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) West Africa Agricultural Productivity 2A: The objective is to scale-up the generation, dissemination and adoption of improved technologies in the participating countries’ priority agricultural commodity areas that are aligned with the sub-region’s top agricultural commodity priorities, as outlined in the ECOWAP. Bank Approval scheduled for 22 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P129565. US$ 180.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. ECOWAS (CORAF), Tel: (221-33) 869-9622, Contact: Marie Alphonse Itoua, Coordinator

Regional

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Southern Africa Development Community Agriculture: The objective is to generate and disseminate improved technologies in the participating countries top priority areas that are aligned with the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) regions top priorities. Decision Meeting scheduled for 10 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P094183. US$ 90.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. FARA Secretariat, PMB CT 173, Cantonments, Accra, Ghana, Tel: (233) 2177-2823/9421, Fax: (233) 2177-3676, E-mail: mjones@fara-africa.org; Southern Africa Development Community, Private Bag 0095, SADC House, Khama Crescent, Gaborone, Botswana, Tel: (267) 395-1863, Fax: (267) 397-2848, E-mail: ptawonezvi@sadc.int

Regional

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

West Africa Regional Fisheries Program APL C1: The objective is to sustainably increase the overall wealth generated by the exploitation of the marine fisheries resources of West Africa, and the proportion of that wealth captured by West African countries to include the coastal nations from Mauritania through Ghana. Decision Meeting scheduled for 19 October 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126773. US$ 30.0/12.0/7.0 (IBRD/IDA Credit/GFIA). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Regional

Education

African Centers of Excellence: The objective is to support efforts to build centers of excellence and knowledge networks in tertiary education (science, technology, engineering, mathematics or STEM, health, and agriculture) in Africa, leveraging regional collaboration. Decision Meeting scheduled for 12 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 300.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Regional

Energy and Mining

(N) Inga 3 Development Technical Assistance (TA): The objective is to support the development of the 3,000 MW Inga 3 project, by financing necessary studies and TA and to supportthe establishment of adequate institutional, legal and regulatory framework. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 2 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 43.0/20.0 (IDA Credit/AFDB). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Regional

Energy and Mining

(R) African Rift Geothermal Development Program (ARGeo): The objective is to accelerate the development and utilization of geothermal resources by addressing the existing barriers (knowledge and information, technical, institutional, financial) to the increased use of geothermal energy in the ARGeo countries (Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda). This project is no longer in the lending program. Further reporting will be discontinued. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P100203. US$ 13.0 (GEFU). 

Regional

Energy and Mining

(R) Fourth West Africa Power Pool Adaptable Program Loan Phase 1: The objective is to establish access to electricity supply for Liberia and Guinea through construction of a 225 kV transmission interconnection of a length of approximately 450 km between Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, and Liberia under this Phase 1 of the APL 4. Negotiations completed on 6 April 2012. Bank Approval scheduled for 31 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P113266. US$ 176.0/133.1/105.2/40.8 (IDA Credit/AFDB/EUIB/KFW). Consultants will be required. West Africa Power Pool Secretariat (WAPP), Zone des Ambassades, PK 6, 06 BP 2907, Cotonou, Benin, Tel: (229) 2137-4195, Fax: (229) 2137-7143, E-mail: adiallo@ecowapp.org, Contact: Amadou Diallo, Secretary General

Regional

Energy and Mining

(R) Niger Basin Water Resources Development and Sustainable Ecosystems Management 2A: The objective is to enhance regional coordination, development and sustainability of water resources management in the Niger Basin under Phase 2A of the Water Resources Development and Sustainable Ecosystems Management (WRD-SEM) APL Program. Project Concept Review Meeting completed on 19 March 2012. Decision Meeting scheduled for 15 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P130174. US$ 153.0/60.0/100.0 (IDA Credit/AFDB/FRDE). Consulting services to be determined. The Niger Basin Authority (NBA), Niamey, Niger, Tel: (277) 724-595, E-mail: sec-executif@abn.ne, Contact: Collins R. U. Ikehire, Major General Rtd Executive Secretary

Regional

Energy and Mining

(R) Power Transmission Line Upgrade: The objective is to upgrade the power transfer capacity of the existing Kafue Town-Muzuma-Victoria Falls transmission system from 220kV to 330kV. Bank Approval scheduled for 15 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P124351. US$ 60.0/30.0 (IDA Credit/EUIB). Consultants will be required. ZESCO Limited, Stand No. 6949, Great East Road, PO Box 33304, Lusaka, Zambia, Tel: (260-211) 362-310, Fax: (260-211) 222-753, E-mail: emupwaya@zesco.co.zm, Contact: Ernest Mupwaya, Managing Director

Regional

Energy and Mining

(R) Regional Eastern Africa Power Pool APL1: The objective is to improve the supply of competitive, clean energy in the sub-region through cross border transmission interconnections and by fostering a sustainable optimal expansion and operation of an integrated regional power market. Appraisal completed on 10 April 2012. Negotiations scheduled for 30 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P126579. US$ 684.0/354.3/118.0 (IDA Credit/AFDB/GFRC). Consulting services to be determined. Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo), Dembel City Center, 10th Floor, PO Box 1233, Addis, Ethiopia, Tel: (251-11) 551-7220, Fax: (251-11) 515-5671, E-mail: thken@ethionet.et, mekbib_lemma@yahoo.com, Contact: Mekbib Lemma, Joint Project Coordinator; Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (Ketraco), Nyayo House, 23rd Floor, PO Box 30582, Nairobi, Kenya, Tel: (254-20) 315-202, Fax: (254-20) 240-910, E-mail: githinji.enheights@gmail.com, Contact: John N. Githinji, Project Manager; EEPCo, Dembel City Center, 10th Floor, PO Box 1233, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Tel: (251-11) 551-7220, Fax: (251-11) 515-5671, E-mail: ethken@ethionet.et, kassayek67@yahoo.com, Contact: Esubalew Kebede, Project Coordinator for Ethiopia

Regional

Energy and Mining

(R) Regional Transmission Development Adaptable Program Loan: The objective is to support the development of the transmission backbone linking Tete Province with the south of Mozambique. Decision Meeting scheduled for 14 May 2013. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P108934. US$ 150.0/50.0 (IDA Credit/GUID). Consulting services to be determined. Electricidade de Mozambique (Electricity of Mozambique), Av. Zedequias Manganhela, N-267, Predio Zat, 4th Floor, PO Box 938, Maputo, Mozambique, Tel: (258-21) 304-407, Fax: (258-21) 328-233, E-mail: cyum@edmdipla.co.mz, Contact: Mr. Carlos Yum, Director and Project Coordinator

Regional

Energy and Mining

(R) South Africa Power Market APL1 Second Additional Financing: The objective is to support: (a) the cost on overruns on the rehabilitation of high voltage direct current (HVDC) and high voltage alternating current (HVAC) transmission lines; and (b) the installation of optic fiber guard wire cables (OFGWC) on HVDC and HVAC transmission towers. Negotiations scheduled for 16 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P126421. US$ 201.5 (IDA Grant). Consulting services to be determined. Societe Nationale d’Electricite, 2031, Avenue de la Justice, BP 500, Kinshasa, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Tel: (243-816) 076-254, Fax: (243-813) 010-382, E-mail: jp_saila@yahoo.fr, Contact: Jean-Pierre Saila, Coordinator; Copperbelt Energy Corporation, Private Bag E835, Postnet 145, Kabulonga, Lusaka, Zambia, Tel: (260-212) 224-4902, Fax: (260-211) 261-640, E-mail: cec@cec.com.zm, Contact: Roland Director Lwiindi, Coordinator

Regional

Energy and Mining

Adjarala Hydroelectric West Africa Power Pool APL Phase 3: The objective is to establish a well-functioning, cooperative, power pooling mechanism for West Africa, to increase access for the citizens of ECOWAS to reliable and stable electricity at affordable costs. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 12 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 120.0/150.0/80.0 (IDA Credit/ZBIL/ZMUL). Consultants will be required. Consultants will be required to update the Environmental Impact Assessment and the Resettlement Action Plan for the technical review of select aspects of the hydropower plant design and the update of the project economics. Communaute Electrique du Benin (CEB), Rue de la Kozah, BP 1368, Lome, Togo, Tel: (228) 221-6132, Fax: (228) 221-3764, E-mail: dg@cebnet.org, Contact: Djibril Salifou, Managing Director

Regional

Energy and Mining

Mount Coffee Hydro Power Plant West African Power Pool APL4 Phase 2: The objective is to rehabilitate the Mount Coffee Hydroelectric Power Plant (64MW), one of the regional priorities West African Power Pool projects. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 15 August 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 60.0/50.0/70.0 (IDA Credit/ZBIL/ZMUL). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Regional

Energy and Mining

Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP): Regional Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric and Multipurpose: The objective is to build a dam (15 m in height and 470 million m3 in reservoir capacity) and hydropower plant (60-80 MW) as well as transmission lines (360 km estimate) linked to all three countries (i.e. Burundi, Rwanda and Tanzania). Preparation scheduled for 21 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P075941. US$ 406.0/40.0/15.0 (IDA Credit/AFDF/ZBIL). Consultants will be required. Ministere de l’Energie et des Mines, Bujumbura, Burundi, Tel: (257-2) 222-9555, Fax: (257-2) 222-3337, E-mail: dgee@cbinf.com, Contact: Idi Buhanga Pressadi, Directeur General; REGIDESO, BP 660, Bujumbura, Burundi, Tel: (257-2) 222-3412, Fax: (257-2) 222-6563, Contact: Celestin Nduwamung, Managing Director; Ministry of Infrastructure Kigali, PO Box 24, Kigali, Rwanda, Tel: (250) 0830-1890, Fax: (250) 585-755, E-mail: olikab@yahoo.fr, Contact: Alexis Karani, Director of Planning; Ministry of Energy and Minerals, 754/33 Samora Avenue PO Box 2000, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Tel: (255-22) 213-9455, Fax: (255-22) 211-1749, Contact: Eng. Bashir J. Mrindoko, Commissioner Energy and Petroleum; Electrogaz, PO Box 537, Kigali, Rwanda, Tel: (250-788) 307-149, Contact: Yves Muyange, Director General

Regional

Energy and Mining

Southern Africa Power Pool and Regional Electricity Regulators Association of Southern Africa Regional Energy: The objective is to promote regional trading through lending operations for several major transmission and generation projects and provide assistance to create and enforce the technical, economic and regulatory "rules of the road" for the regional interconnected grid. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 18 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 30.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Regional

Finance

(R) Africa Drought Risk Pool (ADRP): The objective is to provide enhancement to risk transfer structure. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 23 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 280.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Regional

Finance

(R) Second Regional Trade Facilitation (Cr. 50070-GH, Cr. H7250-BJ): The objective is to develop the provision of financial instruments and services for the purpose of promoting regional integration, trade, investment, and other productive activities in Africa in supplement to those which may be offered by the private sector or in cooperation with the private sector. Bank Approval completed on 14 June 2011. Environmental Assessment Category F. Project: P112456. US$ 20.0/7.5 (IDA Credit/IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. African Trade Insurance Agency, Kenya Re-Towers, Capital Hill Road, PO Box 10620-00100, Nairobi, Kenya, Tel: (254-20) 272-6999, Fax: (254-20) 271-9701, E-mail: Stewart.Kinloch@ati-aca.org, Contact: Mr. Stewart Kinloch, Ag. Chief Executive Officer

Regional

Finance

(R) West African Economic and Monetary Union Mortgage Refinancing Facility: The objective is to facilitate access of households to long-term housing mortgage loans with limited access to primary mortgage lenders to long-term resources under Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) prudential rules. This project is no longer in the lending program. Further reporting will be discontinued. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 200.0/5.0 (IBRD/IDA Credit). 

Regional

Finance

Regional Financial Sector Regionalization Phase 2: The objective is to support the East African Community Secretary (EAC) institutions to implement the financial sector integration strategy with the ultimate goal of broadening and deepening the EAC single market in financial services. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 19 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 34.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. East African Community Secretary (EAC), AICC Kilimanjaro Wing 5th Floor, PO Box 1096A, Arusha, Tanzania, Tel: (255-27) 250-4253/4/5/6, Fax: (255-27) 250-4255, E-mail: mutabingwa@eachq.org

Regional

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Public Health Laboratory Networking: The objective is to establish a network of efficient, high quality, accessible public health laboratories for the diagnosis and surveillance of TB and other communicable diseases in Burundi. Appraisal completed on 26 March 2012. Negotiations scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P129551. US$ 15.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance, PO Box 1830, Bujumbura, Burundi, Tel: (257-22) 222-022, Fax: (257-22) 223-827, E-mail: reforme_mpbdi@yahoo.fr

Regional

Health and Other Social Services

African Medicine Regulatory Harmonization: The objective is to strengthen capacities of the East African Community partner states to harmonize medicines registration systems and to improve efficiency and enhance transparency in medicines registration. First Grant Funding Request Approval scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P128332. US$ 5.6 (ACBF). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Public Health and Fight Against AIDSRepublic of Burundi, Bujumbura, Burundi, Tel: (257-2) 225-6033, E-mail: birintanya@yahoo.fr, Contact: Dr. Nobert Birintanya, Permanent Secretary; East African Community (EAC) of Tanzania, Tanzania, Tel: (255-22) 211-6684, Contact: Dr. Richard Sezibera, Secretary General; Ministry of Medical ServicesRepublic of Kenya, PO Box 30016-00100, Afya House, Cathedral Road, Nairobi, Kenya, Tel: (254-20) 271-7077, Fax: (254-20) 273-5236, E-mail: mary.ngari@health.go.ke, Contact: Ms. Mary Ngari, CBS, Permanent Secretary; Ministry of Health Republic of Rwanda, PO Box 84, Kigali, Rwanda, Tel: (250-252) 577-458, Fax: (250-252) 570-541, E-mail: undagijimana@gmail.com, Contact: Dr. Uzziel Ndagijimana, Permanent Secretary; Ministry of Health and Social WelfareThe United Republic of Tanzania, PO Box 9083, Corner of Samora Avenue/Mirambo St Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania, Tel: (255-22) 211-6684, Fax: (255-22) 213-9951, E-mail: bnyoni@simbanet.net, Contact: Blandina Nyoni, Permanant Secretary

Regional

Health and Other Social Services

West Africa Disease Surveillance and Response: The objective is to develop modern multi-disease surveillance and response network in West Africa. Preparation is underway. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 10.0 (ACGF). Consulting services to be determined. West African Health Organization (WAHO), World Health organization Intercountry Support Team, Burkina Faso, Tel: (226-20) 975-775, Fax: (226-20) 975-772, E-mail: pcardoso@wahooas.org, Contact: Dr. Placido M. Cardoso, Director General

Regional

Industry and Trade

East African Community Development Policy Operation: The objective is to support EAC to benefit from the global demand for manufactured goods, promote employment, generate substantial demand for services and agricultural goods produced inland, amplifying the benefits of the customs union. Decision Meeting scheduled for 15 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 0.2 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Regional

Industry and Trade

West Africa Road Transport: The objective is to provide a regional budget support to those West African countries that jointly agree to common road transport reforms. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 16 January 2013. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 75.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Regional

Information and Communications

(R) Central African Backbone-APL4 (Ln. 81500-GA): The objective is to provide much needed broadband connectivity to Gabon and usage of regional broadband network services while reducing their cost through the Central African Backbone (CAB) Program. Bank Approval completed on 28 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P122776. US$ 58.0 (IBRD). No consultants are required. Commission nationale des Tippee, BP 22, Libreville, Gabon, Tel: (241) 765-830, Fax: (241) 765-831, E-mail: tippeegabon@cntippee.org, Contact: Richard Damas, Secretaire Permanent

Regional

Information and Communications

(R) WARCIP APL 1C: The objectives are to: (a) support the Government to create a PPP framework for ownership and management of ACE landing station, related capacity and enable environment for open access; and (b) improve connectivity in the sector. Project Concept Review Meeting completed on 28 February 2012. Decision Meeting scheduled for 24 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P130184. US$ 35.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Regional

Information and Communications

Regional Communications Infrastructure Phase 4: The objective is to contribute to lower prices for international capacity and extend the geographic reach of broadband networks (the connectivity development objective); and to contribute to improved Government efficiency and transparency through e-Government applications (the transparency development objective) for Eritrea, Uganda and Zambia. Decision Meeting scheduled for 14 August 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P118213. US$ 22.0 (IDA Grant). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Regional

Information and Communications

Second Central Africa Backbone Program Adaptable Program Loan (Cr. 49950-CF, Cr. H7220-CF, Cr. H7230-TD, Cr. 49960-TD): The objective is to extend the geographic reach, usage and to reduce prices of regional broadband network services. This subsequent phase will focus on financing the connectivity infrastructure of the CAB (CAB APL1B). Bank Approval completed on 30 June 2011. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P116542. US$ 27.5/22.5/8.0 (IDA Credit/IDA Grant/ZPCO). Consultants will be required. Ministere de la Poste et des Telecommunications (MINIPOSTEL), Yaounde, Cameroon, Tel: (237) 2222-2914, Fax: (237) 2223-1510, E-mail: sonfackp@yahoo.fr, Contact: Mr. Pierre Sonfack, Coordinator; Ministere de la Poste, des Telecommunications et des Nouvelles Technologies (MPTNT), BP 814, Bangui, Central African Republic, Tel: (236) 2161-8018, Fax: (236) 2161-7559, E-mail: jgourna@yahoo.fr, Contact: Mr. Justin Gourna Zacko, Coordinator; Ministere des Postes et des Technologies de l’Information de la Communication (MPTIC), BP 154, Ndjamena, Chad Tel/Fax: (235-51) 252-1369, E-mail: bom.brahim@yahoo.fr, Contact: Mr. Brahim Omar, Coordinator

Regional

Information and Communications

West Africa Regional Communications Infrastructure APL 2: The objective is to increase the geographic reach of broadband networks and lower cost of communications in Mali and Togo. This project is part of West Africa Regional communications Infrastructure Program. Decision Meeting scheduled for 27 November 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P123093. US$ 85.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Regional

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) AUC Institutional Transformation and Capacity Building Program Support: The objective is to support the senior management to lead the internal transformation process of establishing a strategic and program results-based performance standards. Decision Meeting scheduled for 14 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 15.0 (IDA Grant). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Regional

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Enhancing Social Accountability at AUC through ECOSOCC: The objective is to help build strong external accountability relations between civil society organizations and the Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) and other organizations of the African Union. Decision Meeting scheduled for 5 February 2013. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P125056. US$ 8.0 (IDA Grant). Consulting services to be determined. African Union Commission, PO Box 3243, Roosevelt Street, Addis, Ethiopia, Tel: (251-11) 551-3822, Fax: (251-11) 551-9321, E-mail: cido@africa-union.org, Contact: Dr. Jinmi Adisa, Director

Regional

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

ACBF Regional Capacity Building SMTP III: The objective is to support the ACBF in the implementation of SMTP III during the period 2012-2016 in order to build sustainable human and institutional capacity for development in Africa. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 65.0/10.0 (IDA Grant/ACBF). Consulting services to be determined. African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), Intermarket Life Towers, Cnr. Jason Moyo Av/Sam Nujoma Street, Harare, Tel: (263) 470-0208, Fax: (263) 470-915, E-mail: f.leautier@acbf-pact.org, Contact: Frannie Leautier, Executive Secretary

Regional

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Improved Investment Climate within the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA): The objective is to strengthen the OHADA regional and national institutions, improve specific aspects of the legal and institutional framework for commercial activities within OHADA member countries. Decision Meeting scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 15.0 (IDA Grant). Consulting services to be determined. Secretariat Permanent OHADA, Face Ministere des Relations Exterieures, BP 10071, Yaounde, Cameroon, Tel: (237) 2221-0905, Fax: (237) 2221-6745, E-mail: dorothe.sossa@yahoo.fr, Contact: Prof. Dorothe Cossi Sossa, Secretaire Permanent

Regional

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Third West Africa Power Pool Adaptable Program Loan (Inter-Zonal Transmission Hub) (Cr. 49710-GH, Cr. H7190-BF): The objective is to lower the cost and improve access to electricity supply to Burkina Faso by avoiding diesel generation, and to increase the overall reliability and stability of the Burkina Faso and Ghana grid. Bank Approval completed on 29 June 2011. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P094919. US$ 41.9/32.3/30.9 (IDA Credit/AFD/EUIB). Consultants will be required. Societe Nationale d’Electricite du Burkina (SONABEL), 01 BP 54 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Tel: (226) 5030-6100, Fax: (226) 5031-0340, E-mail: Salif.kabore@sonabel.bf, Contact: Salif Kabore, Managing Director; Ghana Grid Company Limited, PO Box M-77, Volta House, Accra, Ghana, Tel: (233-21) 221-132/134, Fax: (233-21) 662-610, E-mail: gridco@gridcogh.com, Contact: Charles Darku, Chief Executive

Regional

Transportation

(R) Second Abidjan-Lagos Transport and Transit Facilitation Adaptable Program Loan: The objective is to facilitate movement of goods and people along the Coastal Corridor by reducing physical and non-physical barriers, and reducing the impact of HIV/AIDS. Negotiations completed on 27 March 2012. Bank Approval scheduled for 29 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P116323. US$ 90.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Economy and Finance, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, Tel: (225) 2021-6005, E-mail: micheldiekoaoussou@yahoo.fr, Contact: Dieko Aoussou, National Coordinator; Ageroute, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, Tel: (225) 2025-1000, E-mail: frkouakouk@yahoo.fr, Contact: Francois Kouakou, Directeur de la Gestion du Reseau

Regional

Transportation

(R) Southern Africa Trade and Transport Facilitation: The objective is to enhance economic growth in Southern Africa by facilitating the movement of goods and people as well as fostering regional integration among Botswana, DRC, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Decision Meeting scheduled for 26 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P120370. US$ 160.0/5.0 (IDA Credit/IDA Grant). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Regional

Transportation

CEMAC Transport and Transit Facilitation Third Additional Financing: The objective is to facilitate regional trade among the CEMAC member states and improve the Central African Republic, the Republic of Cameroon’s and the Republic of Chad’s access to world markets. Decision Meeting scheduled for 19 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P130422. US$ 31.0 (IDA Grant). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Regional

Transportation

Eastern Africa Transport Links Improvement: The objective is to improve transport services along key trade corridors in Eastern Africa for Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi. Decision Meeting scheduled for 18 March 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 300.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Regional

Transportation

Senegal River Basin Integrated Multimodal Transport: The objective is to restore the river transport vocation of the Senegal River and to enhance the latter by connecting it to a system that integrates all other types of ground transportation. Decision Meeting scheduled for 1 April 2013. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 186.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Organisation pour la Mise en Valeur du Fleuve Senegal (OMVS), Rue 46 Carnot, Dakar, Mauritania, Tel: (221) 823-4530, Fax: (221) 822-0163, E-mail: omvssphc@omvs.org, Contact: Mohamed Salem Ould Merzoug, Haut Commissaire

Regional

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Gambia River Basin: The objective is to strengthen the management of the basin’s water resources, biodiversity and environment by: (a) developing a framework for basin-wide water resources and environmental management; and (b) capacity building for OMVG related to water resources and environmental management. This project is no longer in the lending program. Further reporting will be discontinued. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 10.0 (GEFU). 

Regional

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Sustainable Groundwater Management in SADC Member Countries: The objective is to support the sustainable management of groundwater management resources within the SADC Member States and enhance resilience to climatic variability and change. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 9.0/16.5 (GEFU/ZMUL). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Regional

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Africa Climate Risk Management for Green Growth: The objective is to build better capacity to effectively manage climate risk challenges. This will be done through capacity-building assistance at AU level to help selected sub-regional groups (e.g EAC, ECOWAS) with information, institutional, and investment activities related to systematically building resilience to climate risks. Decision Meeting scheduled for 10 January 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P122145. US$ 35.0/30.0 (IDA Credit/PHRD). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Rwanda

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Third Rural Sector Support (Cr. 50640-RW): The objective of the final phase is to help the Government achieve its strategic goal of unlocking rural growth in order to increase incomes and reduce poverty. Bank Approval completed on 1 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126440. US$ 80.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. MINAGRI, PO Box 621, Rwanda, Tel: (250-788) 301-751, E-mail: j.dusabe@rssp.gov.rw, Contact: Jolly Dusabe, RSSP/LWH Program Manager

Rwanda

Energy and Mining

(R) Electricity Access Additional Financing: The objectives are to support: (a) distribution network extension and reinforcement; (b) household connections and the associated technical support. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 60.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Rwanda

Energy and Mining

(R) Ninth Poverty Reduction Support Grant: The objective is to support the Government to implement its medium-term development strategy, the EDPRS and the policy actions to increase private sector investment and ease constraints to broad based growth. Project Concept Review Meeting completed on 19 March 2012. Decision Meeting scheduled for 8 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P127114. US$ 90.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Boulevard de la Revolution, Opposite of, PO Box 158, KIGALI, RW, Rwanda, Tel: (250-252) 576-701, Fax: (250-252) 577-581, E-mail: mfin@minecofin.gov.rw

Rwanda

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Support to Social Protection System (Cr. H7590-RW): The objective is to support the consolidation of Rwanda’s social protection program into a coherent and more efficient system. Bank Approval completed on 20 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P126877. US$ 40.0 (IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, PO Box 158, Rwanda, Tel: (250) 575-438, Fax: (250) 577-581, E-mail: Ronald.nkusi@minecofin.gov.rw, Contact: Ronald Nkusi, Head of External Finance Unit

Rwanda

Industry and Trade

Governance and Competitiveness Technical Assistance (Cr. 50410-RW): The objective is to improve governance and institutional effectiveness in public institutions supporting the business environment for private sector led growth and productive sectors while promoting export growth and competitiveness in Rwanda’s economy. Bank Approval completed on 26 January 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P127105. US$ 5.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Government of Rwanda, PO Box 73, Kigali, Rwanda, Tel: (250-252) 599-102, Fax: (250-252) 580-524, E-mail: ehategeka@gov.rw, Contact: Emmanuel Hategeka, Permanent Secretary

Rwanda

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Statistics for Result Facility: The objectives are to: (a) promote improved national dialogue and partnership between data users and producers; and (b) deliver more efficient and effective aid and technical assistance for strengthening statistical systems and results measurement First Grant Funding Request Approval completed on 6 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P124629. US$ 10.0 (SRTF). Consulting services to be determined. National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda NSIR, PO Box 6139, Kigali, Rwanda, Tel: (250-252) 571-035, Fax: (250-252) 570-705, E-mail: infostatistics.gov.rw, Contact: Diane Karusisi, Acting Director General

Rwanda

Transportation

(R) Feeder Roads Development: The objective is to rehabilitate and construct selected feeder roads. Preparation is underway. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 45.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Rwanda Transport Development Agency, Rwanda, Tel: (250) 7886-3410, E-mail: ericantO07@yahoo.com, Contact: Eric Ntegengerwa, Director of Planning

Sao Tome and Principe

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Development Policy Operation Programmatic (Cr. H7640-ST): The objective is to assist the Government of Sao Tome and Principe to improve public sector effectiveness by promoting sustainable economic policies, strengthening the fiscal policy framework, improving public financial management and improving donor coordination. Bank Approval completed on 29 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P128023. US$ 4.2 (IDA Grant). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance and International Cooperation, Largo das Alfandegas, Caixa Postal 168, Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe, Tel: (239) 226-748, Fax: (239) 222-182, E-mail: MFCISTP@hotmail.com, Contact: Marie Alphonse Itoua, Coordinator

Senegal

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Food Security and Livestock Support: The objective is to improve food availability through increased food crops and livestock production in project areas. Bank Approval scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 20.0 (GFCR). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Agriculture, Programme de Développement des Marchés Agricoles du Sénégal (PDMAS), Dakar, Senegal, Tel: (221-33) 869-6262, E-mail: pdmas@pdmas.org; eawone@pdmas.org, Contact: El Hadj Amadou Wone, Directeur General

Senegal

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Casamance Integrated Growth Pole: The objective is to provide key community economic infrastructures and basic social services to local communities while supporting the creation of jobs and skills for unemployed youth and women. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 12 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 30.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Agence Regionale de Developpement (ARD), Rue 21 No.550 Santhiaba Ouest, Ziguinchor, Senegal Tel/Fax: (221-33) 938-8290, E-mail: ardzig2@orange.sn

Senegal

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Community-based Sustainable Land Management: The objectives are to: (a) support rural communities in areas vulnerable to desertification and land degradation through community based activities targeting women and through sustainable land management; and (b) pilot a climate smart agriculture and its potential to implement nationwide. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 21 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 6.0 (GEFU). Consultants will be required. Implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Senegal

Education

Higher Education Development (Cr. 49450-SN): The objective is to support the Government by implementing a selected set of policy instruments for the enhancement of the financial accountability and efficiency, quality and relevance of higher education institutions graduates. Bank Approval completed on 26 May 2011. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P123673. US$ 101.3 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministere de l’Enseignement Superieur et de la Recherche Scientifique, Dakar, Senegal, Tel: (221-33) 991-6813, Fax: (221-33) 991-6809, E-mail: oumarsock@yahoo.fr, Contact: Oumar Sock, Rector of Ziguinchor University and Project Coordinator

Senegal

Energy and Mining

Support to the Electricity Emergency Plan: The objective is to help the Government implement an emergency electricity plan which will bring the supply and demand of electricity to equilibrium. This first phase is part of a global plan which aims to restructure and restore the energy sector. This project is on hold until further notice. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P125565. US$ 80.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. SENELEC, 28, rue Vincens, BP 93, Dakar, Senegal, Tel: (221-8) 393-030, Fax: (221-8) 231-267, Contact: Seydina Kane Kane, Directeur General; APIX Investment Promotion and Large Projects Agency, 52-54 Rue Mohamed V, BP 430 CP 18524, Dakar, Senegal, Tel: (221-8) 490-555, Fax: (221-8) 239-489, E-mail: contact@apix.sn, Contact: Aminata Niane, Ministre Conseiller; Ministry of International Cooperation, Air Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy, Dakar, Senegal Tel/Fax: (221-8) 498-865, E-mail: cheikhibrahima.diong@micatti.gouv.sn, Contact: Mr. Ibrahima Cheikh Diong, Permanent Secretary

Senegal

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Health Sector Modernization: The objective is to improve health indicators in Senegal, especially maternal and neonatal health. This project is no longer in the lending program. Further reporting will be discontinued. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 10.0 (IDA Credit).

Senegal

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Nutrition Enhancement Additional Financing: The objective, same as the parent project, is to expand access to and enhance nutrition conditions of vulnerable populations, in particular those affecting growth of children under five in poor urban and rural areas. Bank Approval completed on 29 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P129398. US$ 10.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Cellule de Lutte contre la Malnutrition, Rue 7, Point E, PO Box 45001, Senegal, Tel: (221-33) 869-0199, Fax: (221-33) 864-3861, E-mail: ben@clm.sn, Contact: Abdoulaye Ka, Coordonnateur National de la CLM

Senegal

Health and Other Social Services

Health and Social Financing: The objectives are to improve efficiency and equity of the health and social care delivery system by: (a) strengthening accountability of health facilities and hospitals; (b) enhancing financial accessibility to health care services; and (c) improving the system for targeting the poorest households. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 28 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 44.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Health and Prevention, Fann Rsidence, Rue Aime Cesaire BP 4024, Dakar, Senegal, Tel: (221-33) 869-4242

Senegal

Industry and Trade

Agribusiness Development and Finance: The objective is to increase private investment in agribusiness in Senegal in specific sub-sectors. Decision Meeting scheduled for 20 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P124018. US$ 80.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Agriculture, BP 4005, Dakar, Senegal, Tel: (221-33) 849-7577, Fax: (221-33) 823-3268, E-mail: diop.sadibou@gmail.com, Contact: Cheikh Sadibou Diop, Directeur de Cabinet

Senegal

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Fifth Poverty Reduction Support Credit (Cr. 49900-SN): The objective is to strengthen the Government’s policy making and institutional capabilities by supporting selective reforms to (a) accelerate broad-based growth, (b) improve access to social services, (c) mitigate vulnerabilities and (d) foster good governance. Bank Approval completed on 26 May 2011. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P121178. US$ 42.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Economy and Finance, Dakar, Senegal, Tel: (221-33) 889-2118, Fax: (221-33) 821-1630, E-mail: aliounendong@yahoo.fr, Contact: Alioune Ndong, Adviser

Senegal

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Public Resource Management Strengthening Technical Assistance (Cr. 49150-SN): The objective is to enhance transparency and efficiency in the management of public assets, liabilities, revenues and expenditures. Bank Approval completed on 26 April 2011. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P122476. US$ 15.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Economy and Finance, Dakar, Senegal, Tel: (221-33) 889-2118, Fax: (221-33) 821-1630, E-mail: aliounendong@yahoo.fr, Contact: Alioune Ndong, Adviser

Senegal

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Sixth Development Policy Operation: The objective is to support the Government in strengthening the policy making and institutional capabilities’ to accelerate broad-based growth, to improve access to social services, and to foster good governance. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 20 November 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 30.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Economy and Finance, Rue Rene Ndiaye, BP 4017, Dakar, Senegal, Tel: (221-33) 889-2100, Fax: (221-33) 822-4195

Senegal

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Sixth Poverty Reduction Support Credit: The objective is to support the implementation of the Government’s Third Economic and Social Development Paper that will strengthen the Government’s policy making and institutional capabilities. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 23 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 40.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Economy and Finance, Rue Rene Ndiaye, BP 4017, Dakar, Senegal, Tel: (221-33) 889-2100, Fax: (221-33) 822-4195

Senegal

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Flood Prevention and Drainage: The objective is to reduce the risk of flooding in the peri-urban areas of Dakar and preserve household and business assets of those living in flood prone areas. Bank Approval scheduled for 10 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P122841. US$ 55.6/4.1 (IDA Credit/NDF). Consultants will be required. Agence de Developpement Municipal (ADM), BP 6831 Dakar-Etoile, Dakar, Senegal, Tel: (221) 849-2710, Fax: (221) 842-2576, E-mail: dg.adm@orange.sn, Contact: Mouhamadou Kabir Sow, Directeur General

Seychelles

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Governance and Shared Growth: The objective is to assist the Government of Seychelles in developing, adopting and implementing governance reforms to support environmentally, economically and socially sustainable fisheries sector to reduce poverty, contribute to economic growth and create sustainable wealth. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 30 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 3.0 (IBRD). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Seychelles

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) First Sustainability and Competitiveness Development Policy Loan: The objective is to improve competitiveness and build long-term sustainability. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 10 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 10.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance, PO Box 313, Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles, Tel: (248) 382-0004, Fax: (248) 225-893, E-mail: ps-finance@finance.gov.sc

Sierra Leone

Energy and Mining

(R) Energy Access: The objective is to improve energy access through generation and transmission and distribution investments. Project Concept Review Meeting completed on 8 March 2012. Decision Meeting scheduled for 18 October 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 25.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Sierra Leone

Energy and Mining

Energy Access Infrastructure Development Fund: The objective is to increase the reliability and quality of electricity supply in the major load centers in Sierra Leone and to improve energy access in rural areas. Appraisal scheduled for mid-May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 19.2 (SLIN). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Energy and Power (MoEP), Electricity House, 36 Siaka Stevens Street, Freetown, Sierra Leone, Tel: (232 22) 228-681

Sierra Leone

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Decentralized Service Delivery Program II (Cr. H7390-SL): The objective is to enable the central Government to protect and increase transfers to local governments, finance gaps for priority activities under the mandate of local councils in education, health, water and sanitation and solid waste management as well as capacity development and improvements between local councils, citizens and civil society. Bank Approval completed on 20 December 2011. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P119355. US$ 26.0/6.6 (IDA Grant/ECEU). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance, Freetown, Sierra Leone, Tel: (232) 228-616, Fax: (232-22) 228-472, E-mail: alhassankanu@yahoo.co.uk, Contact: Lokesh Kumar, Project Director

Sierra Leone

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Reproductive and Child Health Phase 2 ACGF: The objective is to increase the utilization of the essential health services by pregnant and lactating women and children under the age of five. Project Concept Review Meeting completed on 13 April 2012. Appraisal scheduled for 11 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 5.6 (ACGF). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, George Street, Sierra Leone, Contact: Edmund Koroma, Financial Secretary

Sierra Leone

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Fifth Governance Reform and Growth Credit (Cr. 50560-SL): The objective is to support the Government’s efforts to increase fiscal space and enable it to implement Sierra Leone’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. Bank Approval completed on 26 January 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P126355. US$ 24.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, Sierra Leone, Contact: Samura Kamara, Minister

Sierra Leone

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Public Sector Pay and Performance: The objective is to support the Government through the combination of a results based/PforR instrument that would reward tangible reforms that address the critical problems of attraction and retention of human capital, streamlining the pay structure and improving motivation for individual and agency performance and a TA component. Appraisal completed on 27 March 2012. Negotiations scheduled for 24 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P128208. US$ 17.0 (IDA Grant). Consultants will be required Sierra Leone

South Africa

Energy and Mining

Eskom Renewables Support: The objective is to enable Eskom Holdings to enhance power supply and energy security in an efficient and sustainable manner to support the long term carbon mitigation strategy of South Africa. First Grant Funding Request Approval was completed on 27 October 2011. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P122329. US$ 250.0/390.0/100.0 (CCTF/ZBIL/ZMUL). No consultants are required. Eskom Holdings Ltd Megawatt Park, Maxwell Drive, Sunninghil, Sandton, South Africa, Tel: (27-11) 800-2901, Fax: (27-12) 323-3263, E-mail: eskom.funding@eskom.co.za, Contact: Ms. Penny Herbst, Project Coordinator

South Africa

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Large Cities Support Program: The objective is to support the Government of South Africa’s Large Cities Support Program, and support and strengthen the service delivery and management capacity and systems of selected South African cities. Decision Meeting scheduled for 18 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 150.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. National Treasury, South Africa, Private Bag, Box 115, Pretoria, South Africa, Tel: (27-12) 315-5111, Fax: (27-12) 315-5230

South Africa

Transportation

Road Asset Management: The objective is to support the Government with implementation of a significant capital expansion plan. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 18 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 500.0 (IBRD). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

South Sudan

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Agriculture and Rural Development: The objective is to enhance the production of major staple crops and increase farmer’s income. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 25 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

South Sudan

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Southern Sudan Emergency Food Crisis Response: The objective is to increase access to food for consumption by food insecure households or groups living in six of the most distressed counties of Southern Sudan Bank Approval completed on 29 June 2011. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P125381. US$ 2.2 (SPF). No consultants are required. Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Ministry Complex, Kololo Road, Juba, Sudan, Tel: (249-9) 5502-2267, E-mail: jtemil@yahoo.com, Contact: Emelio Jaden, Undersecretary

South Sudan

Education

(R) Alternative Education System: The objectives are to: (a) reinforce and extend the capacity of the Alternative Education System (AES) to reach a greater number of beneficiaries; (b) coordinate programs; (c) improve the quality of AES programs; and (d) provide skills relevant to the needs of economy, linking its programs to employment generation initiatives. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 20.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

South Sudan

Health and Other Social Services

Health Rapid Results: The objectives are to: (a) improve service delivery of high impact PHC services in Upper Nile and Jonglei; and (b) strengthen key stewardship functions of the MOH focusing on coordination, monitoring and evaluation (M&E). Bank Approval scheduled for 31 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P127187. US$ 28.0 (SSTF). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Health, South Sudan, Tel: (249-9) 5516-9303, E-mail: samson_baba@yahoo.co.uk, Contact: Marie Alphonse Itoua, Coordinator

South Sudan

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Southern Sudan Local Governance and Service Delivery Program: The objective is to support the Government of Southern Sudan to strengthen local service delivery and community driven development. Decision Meeting scheduled for 6 August 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P127079. US$ 50.0/10.0 (IDA Credit/GDEN). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

South Sudan

Transportation

Rural Roads: The objective is to enhance all season road connectivity to agricultural services for rural communities in high agricultural potential areas. Bank Approval scheduled for 31 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P129000. US$ 38.0 (SSTF). No consultants are required. Ministry of Roads and Bridges, Tel: (249-957) 102-093, E-mail: Project Coordinator, Contact: Popaul Kizungu Chihiza, Project Coordinator

Sudan

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Sustainable Land and Water Management: The objective is to expand Sustainable Land and Water Management (SLWM) practices in targeted landscapes and in climate vulnerable areas in Sudan. Decision Meeting scheduled for 14 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 8.4 (GEFU). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Sudan

Finance

(R) Pre Arrears Clearance: The objective is conditional on international support to allow IDA engage with Sudan during the debt workout period to develop new IDA operations/finance emergency priority expenditures. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 31 March 2013. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 50.0 (IDA Grant). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Swaziland

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Fiscal Reform and Growth DPO: The objective is to support the Government of Swaziland towards: (a) public expenditure effectiveness and efficiency; (b) revenue enhancement; (c) growth; and (d) improve fiduciary systems. This project is no longer in the lending program. Further reporting will be discontinued. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 18.0 (IBRD). 

Tanzania

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Southern Agriculture Growth Corridor SME SAGOT: The objective is to support increased access to finance for SMEs in the SACGOT area and explore innovative financing instruments to finance SMEs in agribusiness, which could include venture capital support, collateralization through warehouse receipts, and charter banks. Decision Meeting scheduled for 1 August 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P125728. US$ 60.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, Tel: (255-22) 211-1174, Fax: (255-22) 211-0326, Contact: Ramadhani M. Khijjah, Permanent Secretary

Tanzania

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Agricultural Sector Development: The objectives are to: (a) enable farmers to have better access to and use of agricultural knowledge, technologies, marketing systems and infrastructure; and (b) promote agricultural private investment based on an improved regulatory and policy environment. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 3 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 280.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperatives, Kilimo I, PO Box 9192, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Tel: (255-22) 286-2595, E-mail: psk@kilimo.go.tz; Prime Minister Office - Regional Administration and Local Government, Tanzania, Tel: (255-71) 344-8835, E-mail: elikayanda@yahoo.co.uk

Tanzania

Energy and Mining

(R) Conservation and Management of Kihansi Ecosystem: The objective is to contribute towards achieving an output of 2.2 of GEF BD 2 which links mainstreaming of biodiversity conservation with sustainable land and water use and energy production under changing climate. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 30 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 6.0 (GEFU). Consultants will be required. Vice President’s Office, PO Box 5380, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Tel: (255-22) 211-3857, Fax: (255-22) 211-3856, Contact: Julius Ningu, Director of Environment

Tanzania

Energy and Mining

Energy Sector Capacity Assistance: The objective is to assist the Government to strengthen its capacity to manage development of its natural gas resources in an efficient, transparent, accountable and sustainable manner, and to enhance the Government’s capacity to implement large and complex power generation projects on a PPP basis. Decision Meeting scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126875. US$ 27.0/4.4 (IDA Credit/NORA). No consultants are required. Ministry of Energy and Minerals, PO Box 2000, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, Tel: (255-22) 211-2793, Contact: David Jairo, Permanent Secretary

Tanzania

Energy and Mining

Ruhudji HPP Guarantee and SIL: The objective is to support the Government to develop the Ruhudji hydro power project, a 358 MW hydro power scheme to generate 2000 GWh of electricity per annum in the private sector. Decision Meeting scheduled for 28 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P125375. US$ 200.0 (GUID). No consultants are required. Ministry of Energy and Minerals, 754/33 Samora Avenue PO Box 2000, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Tel: (255-22) 213-9455, Fax: (255-22) 211-1749, Contact: Eng. Bashir J. Mrindoko, Commissioner Energy and Petroleum

Tanzania

Energy and Mining

Singida Wind Power: The objective is to improve the environment for private sector investment in this project, thereby increasing investment in Tanzanian climate-friendly wind generation capacity. Decision Meeting scheduled for 30 October 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126432. US$ 100.0/200.0 (GUID/ZPCI). Consultants will be required. Wind EA, Contact: Mark Gammons

Tanzania

Finance

(R) Pension and Health Finance Reform Development Policy Credit: The objective is to support a comprehensive reform of the Tanzania pension system. Decision Meeting scheduled for 29 August 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P117531. US$ 120.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, Tel: (255-22) 211-1174, Fax: (255-22) 211-0326, Contact: Mr. Joseph Massawe, Director, Strategic Planning and Performance Review

Tanzania

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Third Social Action Fund (Cr. 50930-TZ): The objective is to support poor households in urban and rural communities’ access to opportunities to improve their livelihoods and manage the risks they face. Bank Approval completed on 29 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P124045. US$ 220.0/16.0/0.9 (IDA Credit/DFID/GSPN). Consultants will be required. TASAF Management Unit, Old Kilwa Malindi Street, PO Box 9381, Tanzania, Tel: (255-22) 212-3583, Fax: (255-22) 212-3582, E-mail: info@tasaf.org, Contact: L. Mwamanga, Acting Executive Director

Tanzania

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Second Local Government Support: The objective is to assist the Government’s Decentralization by Devolution (D by D) policy implementation, by improving local participation, local accountability, and local project implementation and strengthen the management of the intergovernmental transfer system. Decision Meeting scheduled for 18 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P118152. US$ 200.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Office of the Prime Minister, Office of the Prime Minister, Government of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Tel: (255-22) 724-951, Fax: (255-22) 121-981, E-mail: ps@pmo.go.tz, Contact: Mainuna Tarishi, Permanent Secretary

Tanzania

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Dar es Salaam Metropolitan Development: The objectives are to: (a) improve municipal and metropolitan management; and (b) deliver urban services in the three Municipal Councils that make up Dar es Salaam. Decision Meeting scheduled for 17 December 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P123134. US$ 75.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. DAR City Council, PO Box 9084, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Tel: (255-22) 212-3346, Fax: (255-22) 212-5589, Contact: Mr. Bakari Kingobi, Director

Tanzania

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Eleventh Poverty Reduction Support Credit: The objective is to support the country’s policy reform agenda by balancing: (a) policy reforms to raise regional and global competitiveness of the economy; and (b) policy reforms that raise the poor’s income opportunities. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 2 October 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 75.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, PO Box 9111, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, Tel: (255-22) 211-2856/1025, Fax: (255-22) 211-7790, E-mail: ps@mof.go.tz, Contact: Ngosha S. Magonya, Commissioner External Finance

Tanzania

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Ninth Poverty Reduction Support Credit (Cr. 50720-TZ): The objective is to support the Government of Tanzania with public enterprises reform and labor market issues. Bank Approval completed on 15 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P112762. US$ 100.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance, Madaraka Avenue, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, Tel: (255-22) 211-1174/6, Contact: Mr. Ramadan Khijjah, Permanent Secretary

Tanzania

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Tenth Poverty Reduction Support Credit: The objective is to support the country’s policy reform agenda by balancing: (a) policy reforms to raise regional and global competitiveness of the economy; and (b) policy reforms that raise the poor’s income opportunities. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 19 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 75.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Tel: (255-22) 211-2854, Fax: (255-22) 211-7090, Contact: Ngosha S. Magonya, Commissioner External Finance

Tanzania

Transportation

(R) Central Transport Corridor Additional Financing: The objectives are to: (a) cover for cost overrun under the Bus Rapid Transit; and (b) scale-up the intervention in the improvement of the Zanzibar Airport component to enhance the project’s impact and development effectiveness. Decision Meeting scheduled for 18 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 90.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. TANROADS, PO Box 11364, Maktaba Complex Building, Bibi Titi Moha, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Tel: (255-22) 215-0932, Fax: (255-22) 215-0022, E-mail: tanroadshq@tanroads.org, Contact: Ephraem Mrema, Chief Executive Officer

Tanzania

Transportation

Railway Revitalization: The objective is to create an efficient intermodal transport system and strengthen logistics organization by developing an intermodal land-bridge between the Dar-es-salaam port and Isaka. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 150.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Reli Assets Holding Company (RAHCO), Railways Street Corner, Sokoine Drive, PO Box 76959, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Tel: (255-22) 211-2695, Fax: (255-22) 211-6525, E-mail: benhadard@yahoo.com, md_tito@trctz.com, Contact: Benhadard Tito, Managing Director

Tanzania

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Second Water Sector Support: The objectives are to: (a) increase access to urban and rural water supply and sanitation services; and (b) reform and strengthen the performance of water sector institutions. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 31 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 250.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Water and Irrigation, PO Box 9153, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Tel: (255-22) 213-1192, Fax: (255-22) 232-1888, Contact: Christopher Sayi, Permanent Secretary

Togo

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Integrated Disaster and Land Management: The objective is to strengthen institutional capacity of targeted institutions to manage the risk of flooding and land degradation in targeted rural and urban areas in Togo. The Global Environmental Objective (GEO) is to expand Sustainable Land Management in targeted landscapes and climate vulnerable areas in Togo. Signing scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P124198. US$ 5.5/3.7 (GEFU/LDC). Consultants will be required. The National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction and Prevention, Togo, Tel: (228) 9002-2528, E-mail: nakibode@yahoo.fr, Contact: Nelson A. Akibode, Head of The National Platform

Togo

Health and Other Social Services

(R) Community Development and Safety Nets (Cr. H7670-TG): The objective is to provide poor communities with improved basic socio-economic infrastructures and greater access to social safety nets. Bank Approval completed on 22 March 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P127200. US$ 14.0 (IDA Grant). No consultants are required. Secretariat Technique PDC, Lome, Togo, Tel: (228-2) 2207-5979, E-mail: pdctogo@yahoo.fr, Contact: Apote Ekpa, Secretaire Technique

Togo

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

(R) Fifth Economic Recovery and Credit: The objective is to support the Government-owned reforms to improve public financial management as well as structural reforms in cotton, energy, telecommunications and banking. Negotiations completed on 12 April 2012. Bank Approval scheduled for 24 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P126897. US$ 14.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Economy and Finance, Imeuble CASEF, BP 387, Lome, Togo, Tel: (228) 221-5444, Fax: (228) 221-0905

Togo

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Emergency Infrastructure Rehabilitation and Energy Additional Financing: The objectives are to: increase access to infrastructure and urban services in Lome and (b) support the Government’s efforts to demonstrate concrete improvements in the lives of its citizens, a critical step for sustaining social and political stability in the country. Decision Meeting completed on 11 April 2012. Appraisal scheduled for 14 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 14.0 (IDA Grant). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Togo

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Integrated Disaster and Land Management: The objective is to strengthen institutional capacity of targeted institutions to manage the risk of flooding and land degradation in targeted rural and urban areas in Togo. The Global Environmental Objective (GEO) is to expand Sustainable Land Management in targeted landscapes and climate vulnerable areas in Togo. First Grant Funding Request Approval scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P123922. US$ 7.3 (GFDR). Consulting services to be determined. The National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction and Prevention, Togo, Tel: (228) 9002-2528, E-mail: nakibode@yahoo.fr, Contact: Nelson A. Akibode, Head of The National Platform

Uganda

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

(R) Forestry and Natural Resources Management: The objective is to improve management of critical forest and other natural resources in selected areas of Uganda. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 10 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 45.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Water and Environment, Plot 21/28 Port Bell, Luzira, PO Box 20026, Kampala, Uganda, Tel: (256-414) 505-945/029, Fax: (256-414) 505-941, Contact: David Obong Omara Oleke, Permanent Secretary

Uganda

Energy and Mining

(R) Oil Regional Development: The objective is to improve infrastructure and public services, boost economic development opportunities, and enhance management of the Albertine ecosystem for the benefit of communities affected by early oil development in Hoima and Buliisa Districts of Uganda. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 26 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 30.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of State for Bunyoro Affairs, Office of the Prime Minister, Contact: Pius Bigirimana, Permanent Secretary

Uganda

Industry and Trade

(R) Sector Competitiveness III: The objective is to: (a) improve acceess to financial services, business registration, regulation and licensing procedures; and (b) scale-up the land registry reform, stimulate the export of non-traditional commodities and increase youth employment. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 22 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Plot 2-12, Apollo Kaggwa Road 1, PO Box 8147, Shimoni Road, Kampala, Uganda, Tel: (256-41) 423-2095, Fax: (256-41) 423-0163, E-mail: finance@finance.go.ug

Uganda

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Ninth Poverty Reduction Support Credit (Cr. 50610-UG): The objective is to support the Government’s development strategy. Bank Approval completed on 28 February 2012. Awaitng parliament’s Approval. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P097325. US$ 100.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Office of the Prime Minister, PO Box 341, Uganda, Tel: (256-41) 423-3968, Fax: (256-41) 434-1139, E-mail: ps@opm.go.ug, Contact: Chris Laker, Project Coordinator

Uganda

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Tenth Poverty Reduction Support Credit: The objective is to continue to support the Government of Uganda’s Poverty Eradication Action Plan, by enhancing public infrastructure, promoting human capital development, and supporting good governance and accountability. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 15 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 100.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance, Finance Building, Nile Ave PO Box 8147, Kampala, Uganda, Tel: (256-41) 232-095, Fax: (256-41) 343-023, E-mail: NA, Contact: Chris Laker, Project Coordinator

Uganda

Transportation

Second Transport Sector Development: The objective is to support the Government with urban transport and rehabilitation of national roads on critical road corridors. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 18 September 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 160.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Uganda National Road Authority, Plot 11, Yusuf Lule Road, PO Box 28487, Uganda, Tel: (256-41) 423-2814, Fax: (256-41) 423-2807

Uganda

Transportation

Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development: The objectives are to: (a) improve the provision of basic infrastructure and services in the municipalities of Uganda; and (b) strengthen the capacity of the MoLHUD and the municipalities for physical planning and own source revenue mobilization for improved operations and maintenance of municipal infrastructure. Decision Meeting scheduled for 30 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P117876. US$ 150.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development (MoLHUD), Century House, Parliamentary Av PO Box 7096, Kampala, Uganda, Tel: (256-41) 434-2931, Fax: (256-41) 423-0891, Contact: Sam Mabala, Assistant Commissioner Urban Development

Uganda

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

(R) Water Management and Development: The objective is to help the Government to: (a) strengthen capacity and build institutions for water sector development and management; (b) invest in priority urban water supply, sanitation infrastructure, protect and secure water sources for future expansion; and (c) operationalize integrated water resource investment plans into one Water Management Zone. Appraisal completed on 22 March 2012. Negotiations scheduled for 30 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P123204. US$ 135.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Water and Environment, Plot 21/28 Port Bell, Luzira, PO Box 20026, Kampala, Uganda, Tel: (256-414) 505-945/029, Fax: (256-414) 505-941, Contact: David Obong Omara Oleke, Permanent Secretary

Zambia

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Livestock Development and Animal Health (Cr. 50530-ZM): The objective is to improve the productivity of key livestock production systems for the targeted Smallholder producers in the identified areas and improve the safety of meat and milk products in slaughter houses market and milk collection centers. Bank Approval completed on 28 February 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P122123. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development, National Livestock Epidemiology, PO Box 50060, Lusaka, Zambia Tel/Fax: (260-211) 229-470, Contact: Paul Fandamu, Principal Veterinary Officer

Zambia

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Strengthening Climate Resilience PPCR Phase II: The objective is to mainstream climate change issues in the Sixth National Development Plan and other strategies in order to ensure sustainable economic development towards the attainment of the country’s Vision 2030. Decision Meeting scheduled for 15 November 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P127254. US$ 5.0/28.0 (CSCC/CSCF). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Finance and National Planning, Finance House, Chimanga Road, PO Box 50062, Lusaka, Zambia, Tel: (260-211) 251-105, Fax: (260-211) 251-078, E-mail: Mr. David Kaluba, dckaluba@juno.com; david.kaluba@mofnp.gov.zm

Zambia

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Third Poverty Reduction Support Credit: The objective is to assist the Government with debt management and fiscal sustainability; administrative and civil service reform; public expenditure, financial management and procurement; infrastructure services for private sector development; and regulation and competition policy. Appraisal scheduled for mid-April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P126349. US$ 30.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance and National Planning, Lusaka, Zambia, Tel: (260-1) 257-178, Fax: (260-211) 251-078, Contact: Chisiya Kazembe, Chief Economist

Zambia

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Water Resources Development: The objective is to support the development of an infrastructure platform and water management framework that improves water allocation efficiencies, increases the reliability of water available for productive purposes and strengthens community resilience to climatic variability. Decision Meeting scheduled for 30 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 30.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Energy and Water Development, Sheki Sheki Road, Light Industrial Area, PO Box 50288, Ridgeway, Lusaka, Zambia, Tel: (260-211) 243-543, Fax: (260-211) 248-304, Contact: Adam Hussen, Director

Zimbabwe

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Hwange-Sanyati Biological Corridor Environmental Resource Management and Conservation: The objective is to develop the technical and institutional tools for the sustainable management of HSBC. Decision Meeting scheduled for 22 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P124625. US$ 6.4 (GEFU). Consultants will be required. Consultants will be required for establishing biodiversity, land degradation and socio-economic baseline data for HSBC; identification and development of criteria for selection of livelihood activities and feasibility studies, among others. World Wildlife Fund Zimbabwe, PO Box CY 1409, Causeway, Harare, Zimbabwe, Tel: (236-4) 703-902, Fax: (236-4) 252-533, E-mail: eshumba@wwf.org.zw, Contact: Enos Shumba, Interim Director




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