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MOS - New Projects Added This Issue

World Bank Monthly Operational Summary
New Projects Added in This Issue
May 2012
data as of April 15, 2012

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Africa Region

Burkina Faso

Education

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.

Nigeria

Health and Other Social Services

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.

Regional

Energy and Mining

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.

East Asia And Pacific Region

Indonesia

Industry and Trade

Sustainable Tourism: The objective is to promote private sector development in the tourism industry in Indonesia and at the same time contribute to sustainable preservation, development, and management of Indonesia’s prime tourism assets. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 30 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Finance

Small and Medium Enterprise Access to Finance: The objective is to assist in providing access to finance in Laos by providing technical assistance to financial intermediaries and the Government implementing agency. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 17 October 2012. Environmental Assessment Category F. Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Nong Bone Road, PO Box 474, Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Tel: (856-21) 414-065, Fax: (856-21) 263-590, E-mail: sinmyxai@smepdo.org, Contact: Mr. Somdy Inmyxai, Director General

Regional

Transportation

Timor Leste Road Climate Resilience Additional Financing: The objective is to deliver sustainable climate resilient road infrastructure on the Dili-Ainaro corridor and adjacent districts. Appraisal scheduled for 30 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 40.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Infrastructure, Av. Martires da Patria, Dili, Timor-Leste, Tel: (670) 723-3938, Fax: (670) 331-1038, E-mail: pmu_tlrcrp@yahoo.com

South Asia Region

India

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Bihar Rural Livelihood Additional Financing: The objective is to enhance social and economic empowerment of the rural poor in Bihar. Negotiations scheduled for 23 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P130546. US$ 100.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Government of Bihar, Bihar Rural Livelihoods Promotion Society, Vidyut Bhavan, Annex II, 1st Floor, Bailey Road, India, Tel: (91-612) 250-4980, Fax: (91-612) 254-4960, E-mail: info@brlp.in

Pakistan

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Revenue Mobilization DLI: The objectives are to build a modern tax system and a transparent, effective and results-oriented tax administration so as to facilitate and improve tax compliance with tax laws. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 24 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. Consulting services to be determined. Federal Board of Revenue, Constitution Avenue, Shahra-e-Dastoor, Islamabad, Pakistan, Tel: (92-51) 920-3399, Fax: (92-51) 920-8864, E-mail: taxreforms@fbr.gov.pk, Contact: Samir Khan, FBR Member; Federal Tax Ombudsman-Pakistan, 5-A, Constitution Avenue, Islamabad, Pakistan, Tel: (92-51) 921-1382, Contact: Sajid Khan, Advisor

Pakistan

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

KP South Area Development: The objective is to improve the livelihoods and services in selected districts of South KP. Identification scheduled for 30 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 18.0 (PKNF). Consulting services to be determined. Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Peshawar, Pakistan, Tel: (92-91) 921-0516

Europe And Central Asia Region

Regional

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

ENPI East Countries and Russia FLEG2 Program: The objective is to provide significant support for good forest governance, sustainable forest management and protection in the ENPI East countries. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 4 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 10.0 (F7VP). Consulting services to be determined. IUCN and WWF

Turkey

Finance

Third Access to Finance for SMEs (SME III): The objective is to broaden and deepen the access of Turkish small and medium enterprises to medium- and long-term finance, with a view to expand productive activities and job creation in specific sectors. Project Concept Note scheduled for 11 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category F. US$ 200.0 (IBRD). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Ukraine

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

DEVSTAT Additional Financing: The objective is to build a sustainable state statistical system that will provide timely and accurate data for policy decision making and evaluation. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 18 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 10.0 (IBRD). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Middle East And North Africa Region

Egypt, Arab Republic of

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Regional Coordination for Improved Water: The objective is to improve water resources management and agricultural management in and across project countries through the use of Earth Observation Methods. Negotiations scheduled for 30 April 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 1.1 (GEFU). Consulting services to be determined. National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences, 23 Joseph Tito Street, El Nozha El Gedida, Cairo, Egypt, Arab Republic of, Tel: (202-2) 625-1299, Fax: (202-2) 622-5800, E-mail: aeldessouki@narss.sci.eg

Morocco

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Accountability and Transparency DPL: The objective is to support reforms to enhance the government’s accountability and transparency by (a) adopting a performance based budgeting approach; (b) enhancing public disclosure and consultation on key information; and (c) improving access to and quality of basic public services. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 29 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Economy and Finance, Avenue Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco, Tel: (212-3) 5376-77501, Fax: (212-3) 5376-7527, E-mail: internet@finances.gov.ma

Tunisia

Education

Training for Employment: The objective is to support the Government to implement a competitive innovation fund for activities promoting training opportunities for employability and employment. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 29 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 45.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Vocational Training and Employment, 10 Boulevard Ouled Haffouz, Tunis, Tunisia, Tel: (216-71) 791-331, Fax: (216-71) 794-615, E-mail: youssef.naouar@mfpe.gov.tn

Yemen, Republic of

Education

Basic Education Development: The objective is to assist the Government of Yemen to provide equitable learning opportunities in basic education for increased students learning achievements. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 23 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 65.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services to be determined. Public Works Project, Sana’a, Yemen, Republic of, Tel: (967-1) 407-358, Fax: (967-1) 407-353, E-mail: pwpyem@y.net.ye; Ministry of Education, East of 60 meter Street, Bayt Meyad, Sana’a, Yemen, Republic of, E-mail: info@bedp.yemen.org

Latin America And Caribbean Region

Brazil

Industry and Trade

Ceara SWAp III: The objectives are to: (a) support economic growth, a reduction in social inequality and environmental sustainability in Ceara; and (b) strengthen public investment planinning and the quality of supporting functions such as procurement and financial management. Project Identification is underway. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 350.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Secretariat of Planning and Management, Av. Gal Afonso Albuquerque Lima, Ed. Seplag, 3o Andar, Cambeba, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil, Tel: (55-85) 3101-4532, Fax: (55-85) 3101-4518, E-mail: cristina.medeiros@ipece.ce.gov.br, Contact: Cristina Madeiros, Project Coordinator

Honduras

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Disaster Risk Management: The objective is to improve national capacity for disaster risk management in the country. Project Concept Note scheduled for 25 June 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 12.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Disaster Emergency Preparedness and Response Agency (COPECO) Carretera hacia Mateo, 200m adelante del Hospital Militar, Comayaguela, M.D.C Honduras, Tel: (504) 229-0619/0629, E-mail: gsuazo@pmdn.gob.hn

Peru

Health and Other Social Services

Social Inclusion Technical Assistance: The objective is to support technical assistance in the form of knowledge, advisory needs, capacity building and relevant equipment to support the consolidation and result orientation of the Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion (MIDIS) and the reform of the key programs that MIDIS is coordinating focusing on the Juntos CCT Program, Feeding Programs (PRONAA) and Pension 65. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 31 May 2012. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 10.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Worldwide

Worldwide

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Oceans Financing Facility: The objective is to finance sustainable fisheries management activities in up to five priority ocean areas around the world, together with increased funding from the Oceans Financing Facility to implement all of the objectives of the GPO - e.g. more sustainable aquaculture, reduced marine pollution, and habitat conservation or protection. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 10 July 2012. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 10.0 (GEFU). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.