Niger: Second Rural and Social Policy Reform Project

June 19, 2007

IDA GRANT: US$50 Million
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The goal of this grant is to provide budget support to help the Government of Niger overcome bottlenecks identified as constraints to policy and institutional reforms in Public Expenditure Management, Agriculture and Rural Development, Health, Education, and Demographic growth and gender issues. As its predecessor operation (Rural and Social Policy Reform 1), the grant supports a goal of shared growth by addressing key policy and institutional constraints in human development and sustainable development, while pursuing reforms in public expenditure management.

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