Gambia: Capacity Building for Economic Management Project – Additional Financing

October 30, 2007

IDA GRANT: US$3 million
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: An additional grant has been made towards the Capacity Building for Economic Management Project. This is a supplemental grant and does not amount to an expansion and/or scale up of original project activities. This particular grant will serve to establish the Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) and to build local capacity in its usage. It will help with the establishment of the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA), with streamlining of customs procedures, and upgrading of the Automated System Customs Data Administration (ASYCUDA) IT System.

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