Brazil: Sergipe State Integrated Project: Rural Poverty

September 23, 2008

IDA Credit: US$100 million
TERMS: Maturity = 20 years; Grace= 5 years
Project Description: This project aims to generate productive activities through local associations and cooperatives, boosting the income of small farmers in Sergipe, while guaranteeing employment and development and improving the quality of life of individuals. The loan will help build capacity in rural communities to organize themselves collectively and meet their own needs; improve the local governance of community organizations and Municipal Councils; and promote greater integration of rural development policies, programs, and projects at the local level.

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Gabriela Aguilar
Tel : (202) 473-6768