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MOS - Projects Dropped From This Issue

World Bank Monthly Operational Summary
Projects Deleted from This Issue
August 2013
data as of July 15, 2013

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Africa Region

Burkina Faso

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Sustainable Land and Forestry Management Project: The objective is to establish a sustainable basis for decentralized rural development through: (a) further institutional development and capacity building; (b) implementation of rural land tenure reforms; and (c) social, economic and environmental investments at the commune level. The loan was signed on 25 February 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 7.4 (GEFU). No consultants are required. Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulics, and Halieutic Resources, PO Box 7029, Ouagadougou 01, Burkina Faso Tel/Fax: (226) 503-3508, E-mail: dpvc@agriculture.gov.bf, Contact: Seyfu Ketema, Executive Director

Burkina Faso

Health and Other Social Services

Youth Employment and Skills Development (Cr. 52560-BF): The objective is to improve youth employment and skills development in line with the Government’s employment strategy document. The credit was signed on 18 July 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P130735. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Youth, Professional Training, and Employment, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Tel: (226) 5031-6110, Contact: Yuba Raj Pandey, Vice Chairman

Cape Verde

Transportation

Transport Sector (Cr. 52660-CV): The objective is to support the improvements in inter-island transportation by: (a) reforming the national airline (TACV) and strengthening of the aviation sector regulator; and (b) improving water transport sector, including capacity building for the water sector regulator. The grant was signed on 19 July 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126516. US$ 19.0 (IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. Road Sector Support Project (RSSP), 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

Democratic Republic of Congo

Education

Basic Education Program: The objective is to support the implementation of the MEPSP interim education plan by: (a) improving universal access to primary education; (b) enhancing the quality of primary education; (c) laying a basic foundation to foster the strengthening of the system management; and (d) introducing efficient practices in management of the system. The loan was signed on 15 May 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P131120. US$ 6.4/93.6 (ECEU/EFAF). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Primary, Secondary and Technical Education, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tel: (243-8) 1091-9965, Contact: Lufunisabo Bundoki, Secretary General

Lesotho

Health and Other Social Services

Maternal and Newborn Health Performance Based Financing (Cr. 52290-LS): The objective is to improve the quality and increase the uptake of maternal and newborn health services. The credit was signed on 18 April 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 12.0/4.0 (IDA Credit/HRBF). No consultants are required. 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 (Cr. H8500-LS): The objective is to support the reform program of the Government of Lesotho geared towards: (a) poverty reduction, (b) inclusive growth and (c) improving public service delivery. The grant was signed on 12 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 20.0 (IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, PO Box 395, Maseru, Lesotho, Tel: (266) 2232-3703, Fax: (267) 395-6086, E-mail: mkhethisa@finance.gov.ls, Contact: Mosito Khethisa, Principal Secretary

Liberia

Health and Other Social Services

Health Systems Strengthening (Cr. 52440-LR): 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. The credit was signed on 3 July 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P128909. US$ 10.0/5.0 (IDA Credit/HRBF). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Monrovia, Liberia, Fax: (253) 679-0895, E-mail: wtgwenigale@mohsw.gov.lr, Contact: Dr. Walter T. Gwenigale~

Malawi

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

First Development Policy Operation (Cr. H8490-MW): The objective is to support the Government to: (a) consolidate fiscal discipline and sound macroeconomic management; (b) enhance the business environment, competitiveness and productivity; (c) strengthen public finance management; and (d) enhance human capital and reduce vulnerabilities. The grant was signed on 5 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P133663. US$ 50.0 (IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance, Capital Hill, PO Box 30049, Lilongwe 3, Malawi, Tel: (265-1) 789-355, Fax: (265-1) 789-173, E-mail: finance@finance.gov.mw, min-finance@finance.gov.mw, Contact: Yuba Raj Pandey, Vice Chairman

Mali

Industry and Trade

Agricultural Competitiveness and Diversification Additional Financing: The objective is to support the improvements in the performance of supply chains for a range of agricultural, livestock and fishery products. The credit was signed on 27 May 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 20.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Ministere de l’Agriculture, BP 61, Mali, Tel: (223) 222-4378, Contact: Paul Kifere Dembele, Coordinateur Par Intérim

Mozambique

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Climate Resilient Growth—Transforming Hydro-Meteorological Services: The objectives are to: (a) lower the climate related risks to local communities; and (b) strengthen hydrological and meteorological information systems and services to deliver reliable and timely information that increases climate resilience. The loan was signed on 22 May 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P131049. US$ 15.0/6.0 (CSCF/NDF).Consultants will be required. The National Directorate of Water (DNA, Direcção Nacional de Águas), Rua de Imprense 162, C.P. Maputo, Mozambique, Tel: (258-2) 131-2571, E-mail: ssaranga@dnaguas.gov.mz, Contact: Suzana Saranga Loforte; The National Institute for Meteorology (INAM, Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia), Rua de Mukumbura 164, C.P. Maputo, Mozambique, Tel: (258-2) 149-3193, E-mail: moises_b@inam.gov.mz, Contact: Vicente Benessene Moises

Niger

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Community Action Program Phase 3 (Cr. H8550-NE): The objective is to consolidate the capacity of Nigerien Communes to design and implement local development and investment plans in order to enhance, in a sustainable manner, local rural livelihoods. The grant was signed on 7 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P132306. US$ 40.0 (IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Agriculture, Niger, Tel: (227-20) 732-058, E-mail: m.dagna@yahoo.fr, Contact: Dr. Dagna Moumouni

Niger

Education

Skills Development for Growth (Cr. H8400-NE): The objectives are to: (a) support the Government in its efforts to improve the quality and labor-market relevance of training programs; and (b) strengthen the institutional environment for a more effective and efficient skills development system, with a focus on select institutions and economic sectors. The grant was signed on 7 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126049. US$ 30.0 (IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Labor and Professional Training, Mali Bero, Niamey, Niger, Tel: (227) 9052-3086, E-mail: idi_manou@yahoo.fr, Contact: Idi Manou

Niger

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Second Shared Growth Credit (Cr. 52380-NE): The objectives are to: (a) enhance Niger’s business environment; (b) strengthen institutions for agricultural research and irrigation; and (c) strengthen public financial management. The credit was signed on 7 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 50.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Planning, Regional, and Community Development, Niger, Tel: (227-9) 696-6613, E-mail: yacoubousani@yahoo.fr, Contact: Sani Yacoubou

Regional

Information and Communications

West Africa Regional Communications Infrastructure APL 2 (Cr. 52530-TG, Cr. 52550-MR): 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. Credit 52550 was signed on 20 June 2013. Credit 52530 Signing scheduled for mid-July 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P123093. US$ 60.0/19.2 (IDA Credit/EUIB). No consultants are required. Ministry of Employment, Professional Education and New Technologies (MEFPNT), Villa no. 090 TVZ, BP 5758, Nouackchott, Mauritania, Tel: (224) 452-43681, Fax: (224) 452-43736, E-mail: medah@emploi.gov.mr, Contact: Mohamed Ahmed M Mahmoud Abderahmane, Coordinator; Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (MPT), 798 Rue de Nimes, 01 BP Lome 3679, Lome, Togo, Tel: (228) 221-2528, Fax: (228) 220-4425, E-mail: atafeitom.tagba@postel.gouv.tg, Contact: Atafeitom Tagba, Acting Coordinator

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. This project is no longer in the lending program. Further reporting will be discontinued. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P122145. US$ 35.0/30.0 (IDA Credit/PHRD).

Rwanda

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Quality of Decentralized Service Delivery Support Development Policy Operation (Cr. H8530-RW): The objective is to support the government’s efforts to strengthen accountability governance and improve decentralized service delivery. The grant was signed on 21 May 2013. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 50.0 (IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, PO Box 158, Kigali, RW, Rwanda, Tel: (250-252) 576-701, Fax: (250-252) 577-581, E-mail: mfin@minecofin.gov.rw, Contact: NA

Tanzania

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

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. This project is no longer in the lending program. Further reporting will be discontinued. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 250.0 (IDA Credit).

Zambia

Transportation

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. The loan was signed on 19 April 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P127254. US$ 5.0/31.0 (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: dckaluba@juno.com, david.kaluba@mofnp.gov.zm, Contact: David Kaluba, National Coordinator, PPCR

Zimbabwe

Health and Other Social Services

Health Sector Development Support Project Additional Financing: The objective is to increase the coverage of key maternal and child health interventions in targeted districts. The loan was signed on 17 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 20.0 (HRBF). Consulting services to be determined. Cordaid International, 21 Argyle Road, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe, Tel: (263-4) 735-123, E-mail: arjanne.rietsema@cordaid.net, Contact: Ms. Arjanne Rietsema, Head of Mission; Ministry of Health and Child Welfare, 4th Floor, Kaguvi Building, Harare, Zimbabwe, Tel: (263-4) 798-537-60, Fax: (263-4) 729-154, E-mail: ggwinji@gmail.com, Contact: Dr. Brigadier General Gwinji, Permanent Secretary

 

East Asia and Pacific Region

China

Energy and Mining

Beijing Rooftop Solar PV Scale-Up Sunshine Schools (Ln. 82350-CN): The objective is to scale up rooftop PV systems in public schools in Beijing. The loan was signed on 10 July 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P125022. US$ 120.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Project Management Office, No. 16, Minwang South Alley, Hepingli, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China, Tel: (86-10) 8228-9550, Fax: (86-10) 8228-9557, E-mail: bjpmoshaozq@bjpc.gov.cn, Contact: Shao Zhiqing, Director of PMO

China

Energy and Mining

Green Energy Schemes for Low-carbon City in Shanghai: The objective is to pilot green energy schemes for a low-carbon city in Shanghai, with a focus in Changning District, thereby reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The loan was signed on 14 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category F. US$ 4.4 (GEFU). Consultants will be required. Changning District Government (Shanghai), 599 ChangNing Road, China, Tel: (86-21) 2205-1503, Fax: (86-21) 2205-1521, E-mail: gaoyuncn@sina.com, Contact: Gao Yun, Deputy Governor

China

Energy and Mining

Shanghai Green Energy Schemes for Low-Carbon (Ln. 82330-CN): The objective is to pilot green energy schemes for a low-carbon city in Changning District, Shanghai, to reduce the GHG emissions, by adopting a framework approach to: (a) finance activities to retrofit EE in existing buildings; (b) pilot new near zero-emission buildings; and (c) identify renewable energy and natural gas supply for power and heating. The loan was signed on 14 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category F. Project: P127035. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Changning District Government (Shanghai), No. 599 Changning Road, Shanghai, China, Tel: (86-21) 2205-1503, Fax: (86-21) 2205-1521, E-mail: gaoyuncn@sina.com, Contact: Mr. Gao Yun, Deputy Governor

China

Energy and Mining

Urban Scale Building Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: The objective is to support the scale-up of energy efficiency and renewable energy in urban built environment through city pilots/demonstrations and national replication/dissemination. The loan was signed on 4 July 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P130786. US$ 12.0 (GEFU). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Housing, Urban and Rural Development, No. 9 Sanlihe Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China, Tel: (86-10) 5893 4535, Fax: (86-10) 5893-4530, E-mail: tonggch@mail.cin.gov.cn, Contact: Guichan Tong, Deputy Director

China

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Large-City Congestion and Carbon Reduction: The objectives are to help establish a policy framework to alleviate traffic congestion and reduce GHG emissions in large cities in China primarily through: (a) public transport development and travel demand management; and (b) implement a policy framework in pilot cities to demonstrate its local and global benefits. The loan was signed on 28 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P127036. US$ 18.2 (GEFU). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Transport, No. 11 Jianguomennei Avenue, Beijing, China Tel/Fax: (86-10) 6529-3196, E-mail: xiahong@mot.gov.cn, Contact: Hong Xia, Executive Director

China

Transportation

Jiangxi Shangrao Sanqingshan Airport Development (Ln. 82560-CN): The objective is to improve airline connectivity in Northeastern Jiangxi Province and demonstrate the environmental sustainability of the development and operation of the Shangrao Sanqingshan Airport. The loan was signed on 4 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P123729. US$ 50.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Shangrao Sanqingshan Airport Construction Office (PMO), No. 7 Xinyang Road, Shangrao, China Tel/Fax: (86-793) 8222-9791, E-mail: sqsairport@sina.com, Contact: Yu Xiaobin, Director of Project Management Office

China

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Guangxi Laibin Water and Environment (Ln. 82490-CN): The objective is to improve the integrated urban water management of the medium-size of Laibin. The loan was signed on 4 July 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126817. US$ 80.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Project Management Office, No.1 Renmin Road, Laibin city, China, Tel: (86-772) 427-8778, E-mail: lbshb@163.com, Contact: Mr. Gang Lu, Director

China

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Ma’anshan Cihu River Basin Improvement (Ln. 82510-CN): The objective is to assist the Government in their efforts to promote environmentally and socially sustainable abandoned mine closing options and reduce urban inundation by improving storm drainage management. The loan was signed on 4 July 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P126813. US$ 100.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Ma’anshan Municipal Government, 2008,Tai Bai Road,Yu Shan District, Ma’AnShan, China, Tel: (86-555) 835-5629, E-mail: masfgwwxf@126.com, Contact: Mr. Wei Yao, Vice Mayor

China

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Ningbo Municipal Solid Waste Collection and Recycling Demonstration (Ln. 82500-CN): The objective is to upgrade and modernize the infrastructure and management systems for municipal solid waste collection and recycling. The loan was signed on 4 July 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P123323. US$ 80.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Ningbo Project Management Office, 1506/R F15 Tianning Tower, 138 West Zhongshan Road, Ningbo, China, Tel: (86-574) 8728-0430, E-mail: yuhaifeng78@sina.com, Contact: Haifeng Yu, Deputy Executive Director

Timor-Leste

Health and Other Social Services

Health Sector Strategic Plan Support Additional Financing: The objective is to support the Government of Timor-Leste with more resources to where they are needed most to improve the delivery of health services in districts and sub-districts. The loan was signed on 25 April 2013. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 17.7 (TLFS). No consultants are required. Ministry of Health, Rua Calcoll, Caixa Postal 374, Dili, Timor-Leste, Tel: (670) 332-2467, Fax: (670) 332-5189, E-mail: sgclobo@yahoo.com, Contact: Sergio G.C. Lob, Minister of Health

 

South Asia Region

Afghanistan

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Afghanistan Agricultural Inputs Project (AAIP): The objective is to strengthen institutional capacity for safety and reliability of agricultural inputs and sustainable production of certified wheat seed. The loan was signed on 1 July 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P120397. US$ 74.7 (ARTF). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, Jamal Mena, Karte Sakhi, Afghanistan, Tel: (93-79) 340-0730, 955-3544, E-mail: asif.rahimi@mail.gov.af, Contact: Javid Qaem, Project Director

Afghanistan

Energy and Mining

Resource Corridor Project: The objective is to prepare a platform of "hard" and "soft" infrastructure that will enable Afghanistan to derive broader economic benefits from the development of its extractive industries. The loan was signed on 29 May 2013. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P145443. US$ 70.0 (ARTF). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Public Works, Makroyan One, Kabul, Afghanistan, Tel: (93-700) 290-322, Fax: (93-20) 230-1362, E-mail: yamma212002@yahoo.com, Contact: Yama Shams, Head of Railway Authority; Ministry of Mines, Pashtoonistan Watt, PO Box 291, Kabul, Afghanistan, Tel: (93-799) 865-501, E-mail: mshahab@mom.gov.af, Contact: Abdul Mubeen Shahab, Acting Director, NRRCP

India

Health and Other Social Services

National AIDS Control Support Project (NACSP) (Cr. 52360-IN): The objective is to increase safe behaviors among high risk groups in order to contribute to the national goal of reversal of the HIV epidemic by 2017. The credit was signed on 18 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P130299. US$ 255.0 (IDA Credit). No consultants are required. National AIDS Control Organization, MOHFW, New Delhi, India, Tel: (91-11) 2335-1700, E-mail: nacoasdg@gmail.com, Contact: Roberto Albino Mito, Director

India

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Bihar Panchayat Strengthening (Cr. 51600-IN): The objective is to improve the autonomy, capacity and accountability of Panchayati Raj Institutions in select districts by: (a) implementing government anti-poverty schemes and undertake discretionary development initiatives that are responsive to community needs; and (b) improving the policy and administrative environment to enable PRIs function. The credit was signed on 27 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P102627. US$ 84.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Government of Bihar, Bikas Bhawan, Patna, Bihar, India, Tel: (91-612) 220-2229, Fax: (91-612) 220-0991, Contact: Girish Shankar, Principal Secretary

India

Transportation

Second Kerala State Transport (Ln. 82540-IN): The objective is to improve condition, traffic flow and road safety with a focus on vulnerable road users on Kerala state’s core road network. The loan was signed on 19 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P130339. US$ 216.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Kerala Public Works Department, TC/339, JAGAD Buildings, Keston Road, Nanthancode, Kawdiar PO, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India Tel/Fax: (91-471) 231-8946, E-mail: ceprojects@pwd.kerala.gov.in, Contact: Joseph Mathew, Project Director

Maldives

Education

Enhancing Education Development Project (Cr. H8410-MV): The objective is to enhance and strengthen strategic dimensions of education access and quality, which will: (a) address the key challenge of increasing access to secondary and higher secondary education and (b) support key policy initiatives to improve the quality of primary and secondary education. The grant was signed on 17 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P131331. US$ 10.0 (IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Education, Velanaage, 8th Floor, Ameeru Ahmed Megu, Male’, Maldives, Tel: (960) 334-1121, Fax: (960) 332-1201, E-mail: amuhsin@moe.gov.mv, Contact: Abdul Muhsin Mohamed, Permanent Secretary

Nepal

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Second Additional Financing for the Poverty Alleviation Fund II Project: The objective is to improve living conditions, livelihoods and empowerment among the rural poor, with particular attention to groups that have traditionally been excluded by reasons of gender, ethnicity, caste and location. The credit was signed on 8 July 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P128303. US$ 80.0/5.0 (IDA Credit/IFAD). Consultants will be required. Poverty Alleviation Fund, Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Nepal, Tel: (977-1) 555-3671, Contact: Yuba Raj Pandey, Vice Chairman

Nepal

Energy and Mining

Kali Gandaki A Hydropower Plant Rehabilitation Project (KGAHPRP) (Cr. 52460-NP): The objective is to increase electricity generation capacity of the Nepalese power system by rehabilitating the existing 144MW Kali Gandaki A Hydropower Plant through improvements in civil and electro mechanical works. The credit was signed on 8 July 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P132289. US$ 27.3 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), Durbar Marga, PO Box 10020, Kathmandu, Nepal, Tel: (977-1) 415-3007, Fax: (977-1) 415-3009, E-mail: neamd@mos.com.np, Contact: Rameshwar Yadav, Managing Director

Nepal

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards: The objectives are to: (a) diminish the impacts of extreme climate-related events; (b) protect lives and assets; and (c) support agricultural livelihoods. The loan was signed on 30 April 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P127508. US$ 15.0/16.0 (CSCC/CSCF). Consulting services to be determined. Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Babarmahal, Kathmandu, Nepal, Tel: (977-1) 425-6193, E-mail: rishisharm@yahoo.com, Contact: Dr. Rishi Ram Sharma

Regional

Transportation

Nepal-India Regional Trade and Transport Project (Cr. H8630-NP, Cr. 52730-NP): The objective is to decrease transport time and logistics costs for bilateral trade between Nepal and India and transit trade along the Kathmandu-Kolkata corridor for the benefit of traders by reducing key infrastructure bottlenecks in Nepal and by supporting the adoption of modern approaches to border management. The credit and grant was signed on 11 July 2013. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P144335. US$ 69.0/30.0 (IDA Credit/IDA Grant). Consultants will be required. Nepal Ministry of Commerce and Supplies, Nepal, Tel: (977-1) 421-1446, E-mail: lalmanijoshi@yahoo.com, Contact: Lal Mani Joshi, Secretary

 

Europe and Central Asia Region

Armenia

Health and Other Social Services

Non-communicable Diseases Prevention and Control (Cr. 52220-AM): The objectives are to: (a) improve the health care system responsiveness in prevention, early detection and management of NCDs for two major causes of mortality, cardiovascular diseases and malignant neoplasm; and (b) implement a wide range of cost-effective initiatives at population and facility level aimed at the prevention and control of these diseases. The credit was signed on 17 May 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P128442. US$ 35.0/1.8 (IDA Credit/HRBF). Consultants will be required. Health PIU, 17 Shirvanzade Street, Yerevan, Armenia, Tel: (374-10) 297-536, E-mail: healthpiu@gmail.com, Contact: Gurgen Dumanyan, Director

Georgia

Industry and Trade

Second Competitiveness and Growth Development Policy Operation (Ln. 82790-GE, Cr. 52850-GE): The objective is to support competitiveness and inclusive growth measures to: (a) facilitate trade; (b) strengthen public financial management; and (c) support social safety nets. The loan and credit was signed on 19 July 2013. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 32.0/28.0 (IBRD/IDA Credit). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance, 70, I Abashidze Street, Tblisi, Georgia Tel/Fax: (995-32) 291-354, Contact: Davit Lezhava, Deputy Minister

Kyrgyz Republic

Finance

Financial Sector (Cr. 50670-KG, Cr. H7600-KG): The objectives are to: (a) enhance financial sector stability through an improved regulatory and supervisory framework and resolving banks in trouble; and (b) increase access to a variety of financial services by underserved segments of the market. The credit and grant was signed on 11 August 2013. Environmental Assessment Category F. Project: P125689. US$ 3.9/4.9/1.0 (IDA Credit/IDA Grant/F7PF). No consultants are required. Kyrgyz Post Office, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, Tel: (996-312) 610-069, E-mail: posta@posta.kg, Contact: Jusup Turgunbaev, Director General

Regional

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

The European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) East Countries and Russia Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) 2: The objective is to deliver a significant support to good forest governance, sustainable forest management and protection in the ENPI East countries. The loan was signed on 31 May 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P131138. US$ 11.1 (F7VP). Consulting services to be determined. International Unionfor Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Rue Mauverney 28, 1196 Gland, Switzerland, Tel: (41-22) 999-0316, Fax: (41-22) 999-0002, E-mail: richard.aishton@iucn.org, Contact: Mr. Richard W. Aishton, Program Coordinator; WWF International, 26, Ioan Caragea Voda Street, District 1, Bucharest, Romania, Tel: (021) 317-4996, Fax: (021) 317-4997, E-mail: cbucur@wwfdcp.ro, Contact: Mr. Costel Bucur, Program Coordinator

Russian Federation

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Forestry Emergency Response (Ln. 81970-RU): The objective is to assist with the emergency response to the forest fires of the summer 2010 with four components: (a) forest fire management; (b) forest institutional support to address legislation policy, governance, forest management planning and capacity building; (c) forest restoration and regeneration; and (d) project management. The loan was signed on 8 July 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P123923. US$ 40.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology, Pyatnitskaya Ulitsa, 59/19, 115184, Moscow, Russian Federation, Tel: (7-495) 953-3785, Fax: (7-499) 230-8530, E-mail: lesinfor@aha.ru, Contact: Mr. N.V. Maslyakov, Head of the Agency

Tajikistan

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Second Upland Agricultural Livelihood and Environmental Management-GEF: The objective is to enable rural people in selected uplands to build their productive assets in ways which sustainably increase rural productivity and curtail natural resource degradation. The loan was signed on 11 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P122694. US$ 9.5/5.4 (CSCF/GEFU). Consultants will be required. Committee for Environmental Protection, 5/1, Shamsi Str. Dushanbe, Tajikistan, Tel: (992-37) 236-4058, Fax: (992-37) 236-1353, E-mail: orzuzoda@yahoo.com, Contact: Mr. Talbak Salimov, Chairman

 

Middle East and North Africa Region

West Bank and Gaza

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Fifth Palestinian Reform and Development Plan (PRDP) Support: The objective is to continue supporting the Palestinian Reform and Development Program of fiscal strengthening and Public Financial Management. The loan was signed on 27 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category U. Project: P129742. US$ 40.0 (SPF). No consultants are required. Palestinian Authority, Ministry of Finance, Ramallah, West Bank, West Bank and Gaza, Tel: (970-2) 240-0650, Fax: (970-2) 240-0595, E-mail: mofirdg@palnet.com, Contact: Roberto Albino Mito, Director

Republic of Yemen

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Public Finance Modernization Project Additional Financing: The objective is to improve accountability in the management of public finances, by providing decision support systems and building capacity of two accountability institutions: SNACC and CCAC by adding two new components to the project for SNACC and CCAC respectively. The credit was signed on 19 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P133637. US$ 5.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required. Supreme National Authority for Combating Corruption (SNACC), AlTahreer Square, PO Box 3454, Sana’a, Republic of Yemen, Tel: (967-1) 490-400, Fax: (967-1) 299-422, E-mail: bilkis_abouosba@yahoo.com, Contact: Bilkis Abou Osba, Vice Chairman

 

Latin America and Caribbean Region

Colombia

Transportation

Support to the National Urban Transport Program (Ln. 80830-CO): The objectives are to: (a) deliver high quality and sustainable BRTS in selected medium and large cities to improve mobility along the most strategic mass transit corridors; (b) improve accessibility for the poor through feeder services and fare integration; and (c) build greater institutional capacity at the national and local level. The loan was signed on 28 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P117947. US$ 350.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Transport, Av. El Dorado CAN, Colombia, Tel: (57-1) 324-0800, E-mail: mintrans@mintransporte.gov.co, Contact: Carolina Camacho, Coordinadora Sistemas Integrados de Transporte

Haiti

Health and Other Social Services

Ensuring Health Nutrition and Social Services for the Vulnerable (Cr. H8640-HT): The objectives are to: (a) increase access and quality of basic social services; and (b) strengthen governance and institutional capacity of the Government to manage and monitor services, including during crises. The grant was signed on 14 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P123706. US$ 70.0/20.0 (IDA Grant/RBF). Consultants will be required. Fonds d’Assistance Economique et Social (FAES), 1, Delmas 75, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tel: (509) 2246-8530, Fax: NA, E-mail: faes@faes.gouv.ht, Contact: Harry Adams, Executive Director

Haiti

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Economic Reconstruction and Growth Development Policy Credit (Cr. H8680-HT): The objective is to support the reconstruction efforts and unleash growth potential. The grant was signed on 27 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 20.0 (IDA Grant). No consultants are required. Ministry of Finance, Rue Charles Summer, Port-au Prince, Haiti, Tel: (509-3) 701-8058, Fax: NA, E-mail: NA, Contact: Alfred Metellus, Chief of Staff

Peru

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Basic Education (Ln. 82260-PE): The objectives are to: (a) improve priority schools’ capacity to provide students with quality learning opportunities; and (b) strengthen system capacity to measure quality, track results and manage information in basic education. The loan was signed on 1 July 2013. Environmental Assessment Category C. Project: P123151. US$ 25.0 (IBRD). Consultants will be required. Ministry of Education, Av. de la Poesia, 3er. Piso, Lima 41, Peru, Tel: (51-1)-515-5800, Fax: NA, E-mail: pandrade@minedu.gob.pe, Contact: Patricia Andrade, General Director of Basic Education

Regional

Industry and Trade

Support and Expand Caribbean Network of Business Incubators: The objective is to create and grow competitive Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) across the Caribbean region. The loan was signed on 31 August 2011. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 12.0 (INFO). Consultants will be required. Implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

 




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