World bank project a case study of africa region


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  • describes the project, sector, borrower, implementing agencies, objectives, cost, financing, implementation, and benefits.
    identifies key issues under the World Bank's safeguard policies
    analyzes the likely environmental impact of a project and the steps required to mitigate possible harm.
    identifies potentially adverse effects on the health, productive resources, economies and cultures of indigenous peoples.
    describes the major environmental concerns of a country; identifies the principal causes of problems; and formulates policies and concrete actions to deal with them.
  • Implementation and Supervision:
    1. With technical assistance from the bank, the borrower prepares the specifications for the project.
    Companies bid through the international competitive bidding process, and the government lets its contracts.
    2. The bank regularly reviews the borrower's procurement process to ensure that the bank's procurement guidelines are followed. If they have, funds are disbursed.
    3. At the end of the disbursement period (anywhere from 1-10 years), a completion report identifying results, problems and lessons learned is submitted by operations staff to the bank's Board of Executive Directors for information purposes.
  • After a borrower's project is completed, the bank's Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) conducts an audit to measure the project's outcome against its original objectives. This is in addition to a completion report identifying results, problems and lessons learned prepared by operations staff.
  • World bank project a case study of africa region

    2. 2. 1.0 General Knowledge on Project System 2.0 Africa's ICT Penetration Statistics 3.0 World Bank-financed projects 5.0 Conclusion 4.0 The Opportunity in Africa
    3. 3.  Definition Project System: • A project can be define as a process consisting of set of interrelated activities, directed at transforming given resources into a define goal in limited time within a given environment.
    5. 5.  Project Process  Project starts with the decision to explore an idea to establish a facility.  A project process without life cycle is not complete. Project life cycle
    6. 6. Internet Penetration:Internet Penetration: Top 10 in Sub Sahara Africa (2009)Top 10 in Sub Sahara Africa (2009) Country Number of users Internet Penetration Mauritius 340 000 26.7% Nigeria 23.9 million 16.1% Zimbabwe 1.5 million 13% Zambia 1.3 million 11.9% South Africa 5.3 million 10.8 % Botswana 100 000 5.1% Namibia 101 000 4.8% Angola 498 000 4.0% Swaziland 42 000 3.7% Lesotho 70 000 3.3%
    7. 7. The World Bank Group The World Bank Group’s mission is to fight poverty and improve the living standards of people in the developing world...
    8. 8.  The Pre-Project Identification Phases  The Project Identification Phase  The Preparation, Appraisal and Board Approval Phases  The Implementation Phase  The Evaluation Phase
    9. 9.  Key Documents and Resources  Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP)- lays out a country's own priorities  Country Assistance Strategy (CAS)- the World Bank's own three-year plan for program assistance and resource allocations. Tips for Kt: The Country Assistance Strategy gives a good indication of the priorities that will be pursued by the country and the bank and whether this planned development will take place in sectors that are relevant to a company's expertise and interests.
    10. 10.  Key Documents and Resources:  Project Information Document (PID)  Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (ISDS)-  Environmental Assessment Report (EA)-  Indigenous Peoples Plan-  Environmental Action Plan- Tips for Kt : Visit bank representatives, the borrower, and executing government agencies. Enter the project pipeline process early; establish interest in the project; and focus on building relationships.
    11. 11.  Key Documents and Resources:  Project Appraisal Document (PAD)-  Program Document (PGD)-.  Monthly Operational Summary (MOS)- Tips for Kt: Become involved in the country to make sure the bidding documents are drawn up fairly and contain full information about the options offered by your company. Focus your efforts on identifying market opportunities, and use local representation in the countries where you want to work. Last but not least, focus on building relationships with key players.
    12. 12.  Key Documents and Resources:  Project Information Document (PID)-  United Nations Development Business-  Development Gateway Market-. Tips for Kt: Monitor the for key contacts involved in the bidding process. Also monitor the Development Gateway Market-, which publishes more than 30,000 tender notices for projects funded by a range of development institutions. And use United Nations Development Business online for procurement notices about projects financed by a wide-range of development institutions. When bidding, follow the specifications in the tender documents
    13. 13.  Key Documents:  Implementation Completion and Results Reports-  Project Performance Assessment Reports-  Impact Evaluation Reports-.  Inspection Panel Reports- are issued by a three member, board- appointed Inspection Panel . Tips for Kt: These reports provide contractors and consultants with useful information on lessons learned from previous development projects financed and/or otherwise supported by the World Bank. The bank's policy is to continuously strive to improve the effectiveness of its products and services by learning from what has worked and what has not worked in previous projects.
    14. 14.  Partner with World Bank, Olleh Kt will able to extend its ICT experience and technology to Africa which surely will enable the Africa Community to leapfrog of traditional problem development like:  Poverty  Illiteracy  Disease  Unemployment  Hunger  and social in equalities so as to move rapidly into modern Information Age.