07/31/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/31/2020 16:37
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2020 - The World Bank's Board of Directors approved today the following project:
IDA Credit: $200 million
Terms: Maturity = 30 years, Grace = 5 years
Project ID: P174314
Program description: The project will support emergency actions to control the locust outbreak and prevent further spread across Pakistan and the South Asia region.It will improve early warning systems by strengthening the Food Security and Nutrition Information System (FSNIS), which is a critical decision-making tool to prevent pest outbreaks and improve national food security.