Bosnia and Herzegovina – Social Safety Nets and Employment Support Project

February 25, 2010

IDA Credit: US$15 million equivalent
Terms: Maturity = 20 years; Grace Period = 10 years
Project ID: P116774
Project Description: The project was prepared at the request of BiH authorities and in support of the ongoing reforms of the social protection sector in the country. The Social Safety Net and Employment Support Project will strengthen institutional capacity necessary for implementation of the social protection reforms. A substantial portion of the credit (US$8 million) will be used to provide employment services to active job-seekers among vulnerable groups, such as people with disabilities and demobilized soldiers.  The project is expected to cover about 10,000 such beneficiaries over the next four years.

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