|Approval Date||09 Aug 2019|
|Signature Date||14 Oct 2019|
|Planned Completion Date||30 Jul 2020|
|Last Disbursement Planned Date||30 Jun 2021|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|Sector||Agriculture and Rural Development|
|DAC Sector Code||31110|
The proposed special relief Grant of One Million United States Dollars (US$ 1,000,000) is the Bank’s contribution to the on-going efforts of the Government of Namibia and other humanitarian partners to alleviate the impact of the devastating 2018/2019 drought. It will enable GRN to ddress the immediate needs of the affected population and communities. The grant relief funds provided by the Bank are restricted and earmarked for the purposes of urgent humanitarian assistance to the drought-affected populations and livestock. The Grant will be used to purchase emergency food items, agricultural inputs (certified seeds), lick supplements and fodder for livestock, facilitate water distribution using tankers/bowsers, and carry out financial audit. The implementation period for this emergency operation will remain within the Bank’s recommended physical implementation period not exceeding 6 months from 1st August 2019 to 31st January 2020.
The objective is to contribute to the on-going efforts of the Government and other humanitarian partners to alleviate the impact of the devastating 2018/2019 drought.
The immediate beneficiaries of the grant are the Government of Namibia and the drought-affected population and communities.
Special Relief Funds
MIN AGRICULTURE,WATER, FORESTRY
|Last Update||18 Feb 2020|
|Name||SILUNGWE Yappy Gregory|