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Monthly Operational Summary (marzo 2013)

Il Monthly Operational Summary (MOS) fornisce una breve descrizione degli obiettivi principali di ciascun progetto che la Banca Mondiale considera finanziare ed è una fonte utile per monitorare il progresso di un progetto attraverso le sue diverse fasi. 

Africa Region

Cameroon

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Community Development Program Support Project-Phase III: The objectives are to:

  • (a) support the Community Development Program to enhance the opportunities and likelihoods of rural people in Cameroon by improving the delivery of specified basic social services (health, education, water and sanitation)
  • (b) enhance economic opportunities.

Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 13 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 40.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Cote d’Ivoire

Transportation

Infrastructure Renewal Project: The objectives are to:

  • (a) support the rehabilitation of basic infrastructure facilities
  • (b) enhance the access to social services in targeted urban areas of Côte d’Ivoire.

Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 3 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Ethiopia

Energy and Mining

Geothermal Development Project: The objective is to diversify Ethiopia’s electricity generation mix and increase electricity generation capacity.

Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 14 March 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 200.0/3.0/110.0 (IDA Credit/ICEI/JBIC). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Gabon

Energy and Mining

Rural Electrification and Capacity Building Project: The objectives are to:

  • (a) increase access to modern energy services in rural areas
  • (b) improve end-use energy efficiency
  • (c) enable future investments in hydropower.

Decision Meeting scheduled for 20 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 30.0 (IBRD). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Kenya

Health and Other Social Services

Health Sector Support Project - Additional Financing: The objective will support scaling-up of the Results Based Financing (RBF) initiative.

Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 28 March 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 30.0 (IDA Grant). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation; and Ministry of Medical Services, Afya House, PO Box 30016-00100, Nairobi, Kenya, Tel: (254-20) 271-7077, Fax: (254-20) 271-3234, E-mail: head.ddpc@domckenya.or.ke

Mali

Energy and Mining

Rural Electrification Hybrid System Project: The objective is to scale-up the scope and effectiveness of hybrid mini-grid schemes in isolated off-grid areas in Mali. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 3 July 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 16.2/15.5 (IDA Credit/CIF). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Nigeria

Education

Global Partnership for Education Fund Grant: The objective is to improve access to and quality of basic education in selected States with particular attention to girls’ participation. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 15 March 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 100.0 (EFAS). Consultants will be required for preparation and implementation.

Federal Ministry of Education, c/o STEP-B Project, Plot 245, Samuel Adesujo Adeulegun St. Nigeria, Tel: (234-803) 385-4351, E-mail: stepbfme@yahoo.com

Regional

Energy and Mining

Mozambique-Malawi Transmission Interconnection

The objective is to interconnect the Malawi power system with the Southern African Power Pool via Mozambique. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 25 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 120.0 (IDA Credit). Consultants will be required during preparation for feasibility study and procurement. Electricidade de Mozambique (EdM), Ave Agostinho Neto 70 - 8 Andar, Maputo, Mozambique, Tel: (258-21) 353-632; ESCOM, PO Box 2047, Blantyre, Malawi, Tel: (265-1) 822-000, 824-274, Fax: (265-1) 823-560

South Sudan

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Institutional Development and Capacity Building Project: The objectives are to:

  • (a) support targeted institutional development; and
  • (b) enhance capacity for economic governance and human resource management and development.

Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 18 April 2013. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 7.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

East Asia And Pacific Region

Cambodia

Education

Global Partnership for Education: Second Education Support: The objective is to assist the Government to:

  • (a) expand access to early childhood education for 3-5 year olds, and
  • (b) improve access to and quality of basic education for students, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Appraisal scheduled for 15 July 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Project: P144715. US$ 38.5 (EFAF). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Ecucation, Youth, Sports, 80 Blvd, Preah Norodom, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

China

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Climate Smart Agriculture: Low Emission Technologies for Foodgrain Production: The objective is to promote innovative low-emission technologiesand practices and soil carbon sequestration in China’s foodgrain production. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 17 April 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 5.1 (GEFU). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Indonesia

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Forest Investment Program: Forest Management Unit Development: The objectives are to:

  • (a) pilot the strengthening of decentralized forest management units
  • (b) increase local capacity for sustainable forest management.

Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 15 March 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 17.5 (CIF). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Kiribati

Transportation

Road Rehabilitation Additional Financing: The objective is to improve the condition of South Tarawa’s main road network and help strengthen road financing and maintenance capacity. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 22 February 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 15.5 (PRIF). Consultants required for technical assistance studies in the areas of road safety and micro-enterprises for road management.

Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, PO Box 487, Tarawa, Kiribati
Tel: (686) 21-806, E-mail: abeiatau@mfep.gov.ki, Contact: Mr. Atanteora Beiatau, Permanent Secretary of Finance.

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Natural Resources and Environment Management: The objective is to support the Government of Lao PDR’s development goals in sustainable natural resource and environmental management including climate change. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 15 May 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 15.0/8.5 (IDA Credit/AUSL). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Timor-Leste

Health and Other Social Services

Health Sector Strategic Plan Support Additional Financing: The objective is to support the Government of Timor-Leste get more resources to where they are needed most to improve the delivery of health services in districts and sub-districts. Bank Approval scheduled for 21 February 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

Tuvalu

Energy and Mining

Electricity Sector Enhancement: The objective is to improve Tuvalu Electricity Corporation (TEC) collection rates and control, and power generation systems. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 29 March 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 3.0 (IDA Grant). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Vietnam

Energy and Mining

Transmission Efficiency Project (TEP): The objective is to finance the expansion and rehabilitation of high voltage 500 kV transmission lines and associated substations. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 25 April 2013. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 300.0 (IBRD). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Vietnam

Energy and Mining

Power Sector Reform DPO3: The objective is to support the implementation of a market for electricity generation, restructuring of the power sector and reform of electricity tariffs that will facilitate effective competition, transparency and predictability to encourage generation investment, and implement programs and incentives for efficient use of electricity. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 30 April 2013. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 200.0 (IBRD). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Vietnam

Health and Other Social Services

HIV/AIDS Prevention Additional Financing: The objective is to support programs designed to halt transmission of HIV/AIDS among vulnerable populations (PLWHA, IDUs, CSWs, and their clients and sexual partners) and between these vulnerable populations and the general population. Bank Approval completed on 16 January 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 9.4 (FSCO). No consultants are required. Ministry of Health, 135/3 Núi Trúc, Ba Ðình, Hanoi, Vietnam, Tel: (84-43) 772-4095, Fax: (84 43) 846-4251, E-mail: cpmu_wb@vnhpp.gov.vn, Contact: Dr. Phan Thu Huong, Deputy Head

Vietnam

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Programmatic Urban Development in Northern Mountains: The objective is to improve urban infrastructure in targeted provinces in the Northern Mountains. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 30 May 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 250.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

South Asia Region

Afghanistan

Energy and Mining

DABS Planning and Capacity Support: The objective is to plan the operations and improve the safety standards. First Grant Funding Request Approval scheduled for 29 May2013. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 5.5 (ARTF). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

India

Education

Elementary Education III: The objectives are a continuation to:

  • (a) provide training for newly enrolled out of school children and enable them to attend age-appropriate classes
  • (b) appoint qualified teachers
  • (c) ensure adequate physical infrastructure for schools.

Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 12 March 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 400.0/70.4 (IDA Credit/ECEU). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Pakistan

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Sindh Barrages Improvement Phase I Project: The objective is to help secure Gudu barrage one of the major water diversion structures in Sindh. Project Concept Note scheduled for 18 June 2013. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 150.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Regional

Transportation

Nepal-India Trade and Transport Facilitation Project

The objective is to facilitate efficient trading of goods between Nepal and India. This will be done by reducing trade-related infrastructure constraints within Nepal, and by alleviating soft barriers to trade between Nepal and India including those related to policy, procedures, and systems for international trade transiting between the two countries. Project Appraisal Document scheduled for 16 April 2013. Environmental Assessment Category A. Project: P144335. US$ 99.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Europe And Central Asia Region

Russian Federation

Education

Vocational Education System Development: The objective is to support the modernization of Vocational Education and Training (VET) systems in selected Russian regions to foster their links with national and regional socio-economic development strategies and to pilot innovative ways of engaging the private sector to enhance the labor market relevance of VET systems. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 13 March 2013. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 400.0 (IBRD). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Turkey

Energy and Mining

Renewable Energy Integration: The objective is to strengthen and expand the transmission system to meet the increasing demand of electricity and to facilitate the integration of large-scale renewable energy generation. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 29 March 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 300.0/50.0 (IBRD/CCTF). Consultants will be required. TEIAS- Turkish Electricity Transmission Co, Inonu Bulvarı No.27 Bahcelievler, Ankara, Turkey, Tel: (90-312) 212-6915, Fax: (90-312) 222-8160, E-mail: kemal.yildir@teias.gov.tr

Middle East And North Africa Region

Morocco

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Integrated Risk Management Project: The objective is to support the development of integrated risk management in Morocco through a variety of interventions including in Disaster Risk Management (DRM), agricultural and commodity risk management. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 29 March 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 75.0 (IBRD). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

West Bank and Gaza

Health and Other Social Services

Palestinian NGO Phase IV Additional Financing (PNGOIV AF): The objective of the AF is to scale up activities under PNGO IV to provide social services to those who are poor, vulnerable or marginalized through NGOs and to strengthen the institutional capacity of these organizations, with more emphasis on unserved and underserved areas, enhanced programming and good governance and a multi-stakeholder approach. Project Concept Review Meeting completed on 7 February 2013. Preparation scheduled for 21 February 2013. Team now conducting preparation mission to consult on final design. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 5.0 (SPF). Consultants will be required. NGO Development Center, AlRam, West Bank and Gaza, Tel: (972-2) 234-7771, Fax: (972-2) 234-7776, E-mail: gkasabreh@ndc.ps

Republic of Yemen

Agriculture, Fishing, and Forestry

Climate Resilient ICZM (PPCR/LDC): The objective is to assist the country to adapt to the impact of climate change in the coastal zone of the Gulf of Aden, Hodeida and the Arabian Gulf. The project will be financed by both PPCR ($20M) and the GEF/LDC fund ($4.5M) Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 11 April 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 20.0/4.5 (CIF/GEFU). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Republic of Yemen

Health and Other Social Services

Maternal and Newborn Voucher Project: The objective is to provide output-based Maternal and Newborn Health Care to scale up existing OBA pilots that support public health services targeting maternity and newborn health care. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 13 March 2013. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 10.0 (IDA Credit). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Republic of Yemen

Information and Communications

Telecommunications Sector Reform Project: The objective is to foster a competitive and vibrant ICT sector in Yemen by strengthening the legal, policy, and regulatory environment. Decision Meeting scheduled for 18 April 2013. Environmental Assessment Category C. US$ 6.6 (MNAF). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Latin America And Caribbean Region

Ecuador

Transportation

Quito Metro Line One: The objectives are to: (a) improve the level of service provided to public transportation users in a safe and cost-efficient manner; (b) lower the carbon footprint of the transit system; and (c) achieve sustainable urban transportation in Quito. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for mid-February 2013. Environmental Assessment Category A. US$ 200.0/200.0/250.0/200.0 (IBRD/ANDC/EUIB/IADB). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Haiti

Public Administration, Law, and Justice

Haiti Heritage and Sustainable Tourism in the Northern Region: The objective is to promote tourism in Haiti’s Northern Region through valorization of cultural heritage, selected investments and local initiatives. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for mid-February 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. US$ 45.0 (IDA Grant). Consulting services and implementing agency(ies) to be determined.

Honduras

Transportation

Rural Infrastructure Project Additional Finance: The objective is to support reducing rural poverty by fostering access to basic infrastructure services in poor rural areas and build the capacity of local governments for infrastructure service provision. Project Concept Review Meeting completed on 14 February 2013.

Decision Meeting scheduled for 20 March 2013. Environmental Assessment Category B. Consultants will be required. Fondo Hondureno de Inversion Social, Colonia Lomas de Toncontin, Honduras, Tel: (504) 234-5231, Fax: (504) 234-5255, E-mail: rbendeck@fhis.hn, Contact: Rosemary Bendeck, Coordinadora UCP

Panama

Water, Sanitation and Flood Protection

Panama Bay Clean-Up Project: The objective is to improve the sanitary and environmental conditions of Panama City and the Panama Bay. Project Concept Review Meeting scheduled for 25 March 2013. Environmental Assessment Category U. US$ 130.0 (IBRD). Consulting services to be determined. Ministry of Health, Anca³n Calle Borgas, Edif. 237, Despacho del Ministro, Panama City, Panama, Tel: (507) 512-9202, Fax: (507) 512-9240, E-mail: ministro@minsa.gob.pa, Contact: Tatiana De Janon, Project Coordinator