Afghanistan: Second Emergency National Solidarity Project

May 12, 2009

IDA Grant: US$120 million equivalent
Project Description: The Emergency National Solidarity grant for Afghanistan will support the national solidarity program's expansion to new districts to lay the foundation for strengthening community level governance, and supporting community-managed sub-projects. These projects are comprised of reconstruction and development initiatives that improve the access of rural communities to social infrastructure and services. The grant will finance block grants to villages, communities, consultants for program management and monitoring, capacity building for the implementing ministry, and consultants for external evaluation.

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Erik Nora
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