Bosnia and Herzogovina: Community Development Project - Additional Financing

January 9, 2007

IDA GRANT: US$5 million
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The main objectives of the project are: (i) to improvement basic services and facilities (through investments in non-revenue generating socially oriented projects and programs) for low income and poor communities in underserved municipalities; (ii) to improve governance and capacity of local governments to deliver services to the poor through better partnerships between poor communities and municipalities in investment identification and decision making. The project will build the capacity of municipalities to lead community development processes, thus increasing the voice of local communities in investment decisions.

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