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Multiphase Programmatic Approach (English)

This paper proposes a new Multiphase Programmatic Approach (MPA), which will allow Bank clients to structure a long, large, or complex engagement as a set of smaller linked operations (or phases), under one Program. The paper also explains the rationale for the policy modifications based on the growing importance of adaptable design and learning from implementation, as well as other benefits of ‘phased borrowing’ to both the Bank and clients. This proposal responds to Management’s commitment under the forward look to become more agile allowing the Bank to tailor approaches to program complexity, size, and risk. The MPA builds on the experiences of the Bank and other Multilateral Development Banks in this type of phased lending approach. The paper is organized in five sections. Section two presents the development context for the MPA; section three discusses MPA structure, as well as lessons learned from the design of previous instruments used by the World Bank and other Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs); section four presents policy modifications; and section five sets out Management’s recommendations for approval by the Executive Directors and next steps.


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Multiphase Programmatic Approach (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.