Benin: Sixth Poverty Reduction Support Credit

April 29, 2010

IDA Credit: US$30 million equivalent

Terms: Maturity = 40 years; Grace = 10 years

Project ID: P117287

Project Description: The Sixth Poverty Reduction Support Credit for Benin aims to support the implementation of the Government's reform agenda in the following areas: (i) improving the regulatory framework and policy environment for private investment, including support for completion of cotton sector and infrastructure reforms; (ii) pursuing progress towards the-MDGs by improving access to quality basic services and ensuring greater efficiency of public expenditures on human capital formation; and (iii) promoting better governance, notably through public financial management reforms.

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Herbert Boh
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