WASHINGTON, April 23, 2015 -- The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project:
Burkina Faso - Sahel Women Empowerment and Demographic Dividend Regional Project - Additional Financing
IDA Grant: US $11.6 million equivalent
IDA Credit: US $23.2 million equivalent
Terms: Maturity = 38 years, Grace = 6 years
Project ID: P154549
Project Description: The objective of the project is to increase women and adolescent girls’ empowerment and their access to quality reproductive, child and maternal health services in selected areas of the participating countries, including Burkina Faso, and to improve regional knowledge generation and sharing as well as regional capacity and coordination.