Washington DC, May 19, 2014—The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project: Haiti - Center and Artibonite Regional Development Project
IDA Grant: US $50.0 million equivalent
Strategic Climate Fund Grant: US $8.0 million equivalent
Project ID: P133352
Project Description: The objectives of the project are to support the development of the Centre Artibonite Loop region, primarily by enhancing all-weather connectivity and logistics for producers, and the region’s resilience to climate change; and support the recipient’s capacity to respond promptly and effectively to an eligible emergency, as needed.