Emergency Labor Intensive Investment Project

Development Partner: World Bank
Start Date: 27/12/2012
Closing Date: 30/06/2017
Total Financing: US$ 200.00 million
Total Financing Equivalent: US$ 200.00 million
Government's Sector: Social Development Fund
Implementing Entity: Social Fund for Development
Governorate: Several Governorates

Development Program Objectives:

The objectives of the Labor Intensive Investment Project for Egypt, Arab Republic of are:

(i) to create short-term employment opportunities for unemployed unskilled and semi-skilled workers; and

(ii) to provide access to basic infrastructure services to the target population in poor areas in the Borrower's territory. Specifically, the operation will focus on two main components.

The first component, employment-intensive sub-projects (US$198.0 million), will support two types of labor intensive sub-projects:

(i) small-scale local infrastructure public works sub-projects: canal cleaning and protection, rehabilitation of schools, housing, and rural roads; and

(ii) community service sub-projects.

The second component, implementation support (US$2.0 million), will finance support to project management; audits, public information and communication; technical verification and quality assurance; monitoring and evaluation; auditing; and social accountability.

Development Impact:

The project aims at Improving people's livelihood.

US$ 6,093.50 million

Total amount of the current ODA provided by World Bank to Egypt

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