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Argentina - Basic Protection Project [Additional Financing]

March 10, 2011

IBRD Loan: US$480 Million

Terms: Maturity = 26 years

Project ID: P120622


Project Description:  The objective of the project is to increase the effectiveness of Argentina's income transfer programs for the unemployed and families with children. This will be accomplished by improving selected design features, transparency and accountability of the Family Allowances and Seguro Program, and by expanding coverage and transferring beneficiaries from other, less effective schemes and programs.

Media Contacts
In Washington, DC
Marcela Sanchez-Bender
Tel : (202) 473-5863