Nicaragua

Active Grants: 1

GDP (current US$): 13.81 billion (2017)

Population: 6.22 million (2017)

Major Partners

INFORM Risk Rating: 4.1

Risk data from INFORM, a global open-source risk assessment for humanitarian crises and disasters, uses a scale from 0-10, with 10 as the highest level of risk.

Primary Hazards

Context

GFDRR supports activities to strengthen disaster and climate resilience in this country. Additional information forthcoming.

Grants Awarded by GFDRR 2007 - Present

World Bank Engagements 2012 – Present

Project Description
Rural and Urban Access Improvement Project
$96.8 million | Start date: 03/2017 (Ongoing)

The development objectives of Rural and Urban Access Improvement Project for Nicaragua are to improve safe and sustainable access to markets and services in targeted rural and urban areas of the Recipient; and in the event of an Eligible Emergency, provide immediate and effective response to said Eligible Emergency.

Alliance for Education Quality Project
$55 million | Start date: 04/2017 (Ongoing)

The development objectives of the Alliance for Education Quality Project for Nicaragua are to improve teacher practices for participating teachers in preschool, primary, and secondary education nationwide; and physical learning conditions in targeted schools.

Nicaragua Property Rights Strengthening Project
$50 million | Start date: 03/2018 (Ongoing)

The development objective of the Property Rights Strengthening Project for Nicaragua is to provide beneficiaries in selected municipalities with: (a) updated and integrated cadastral and property registry information; and (b) improved land administration services.

Rural and Urban Access Improvement Project Additional Financing
$35 million | Start date: 03/2018 (Ongoing)

The development objectives of the Rural and Urban Access Improvement Project for Nicaragua are to: (a) improve safe and sustainable access to markets and services in targeted rural and urban areas of the recipient; and (b) provide immediate and effective response to eligible emergency.