Nigeria – Inclusive Basic Service Delivery and Livelihood Empowerment Integrated Programme (IBSDLEIP) – Additional Financing

Project Summary

Approval Date 14 Dec 2018
Signature Date 04 Mar 2019
Planned Completion Date 30 Dec 2021
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Social
DAC Sector Code 11110
Commitment U.A 3,990,000
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The Nigeria Inclusive Basic Social Service Delivery and Livelihood Empowerment Integrated Programme seeks to curb fragility aggravated by the Boko Haram insurgency. The Program is part of ongoing Federal Government efforts toward North East States Emergency Transition, Recovery and Peacebuilding, elaborated by the five-year programmatic “Buhari Plan” of 2016. The Buhari Plan, is a Strategic and Peace Building programme to reverse the devastating conditions created by the seven-year destruction of the Boko Haram insurgency. The programme is anchored on seven priority areas including- (i) humanitarian and emergency assistance; (ii) rehabilitation, relocation and resettlement; (iii) peace building; (iv) Security; (v) development strategies; (vi) monitoring and evaluation; and (vii) strategic communication. The Bank’s proposed support focuses on supporting six out of the ten outlined operational areas for the development strategies priority of the Buhari Plan. Therefore, the Program emphasizes selectivity, integration and prioritises support to (i) infrastructure with emphasis on restoration, reconstruction and improvements for Water and sanitation; Primary Health Clinics, basic schools and markets; (ii) food security and nutrition;(iii) Water, sanitation and hygiene, primary health care and basic education services and systems strengthening; (iv) Entrepreneurship , job creation and livelihoods for youth, women and the vulnerable; and (v) social cohesion and psychosocial support as cross cutting. Its implementation will span a five -year period, beginning January 2017 to December 2021 and will be financed through an ADB loan of UA 179.42 million on ADB and ADF terms; RWSSITF grant of 3.98.

Project Objectives

The development goal of the proposed Bank Programme is to contribute to reduced poverty and vulnerability in Nigeria in the context of the Northeast emergency transition, recovery and peacebuilding framework. The specific objective is to improve the quality of life by increasing access of the poor and vulnerable to basic social services in water, sanitation, hygiene, health and education; livelihood opportunities; food security and strengthened safety net systems in affected states in the Northeast. The Program will give particular attention to the youth, women and IDPs. Psychosocial support, peace-building, environment, climate change and gender equality interventions are mainstreamed in all components of the Program.


The target population to benefit directly from the Program will be mainly the most vulnerable segment of the population including youth and women with emphasis on rural poor in LGAs affected by the insurgency and IDPs reintegrating into communities. The Program will help address the needs of an estimated 14 million affected people, including over 2.3 million Internally Displaced Persons (of which 53 percent are women, and 57 percent are children). Over 9,000 IDPs and head of vulnerable households will receive direct assistance for their economic reintegration and livelihoods; 2032 SSMEs (79% women) will be reached to develop and enhance their businesses; 2,900 construction artisans and mechanics working in the informal sector will be supported to enhance quality and productivity and 2,000 unskilled youth will be trained in economic skills for employment and job creation.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Federal Ministry of Education


IATI identifier 46002-P-NG-IA0-006
Last Update 18 Feb 2020


Contact Details

Name OLAOYE Bolanle Patricia

Geographic Location

Country Nigeria