Cofinancing by Government of Australia for Nepal School Sector Program

News Brief | 28 March 2012

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will administer the following cofinancing by the Government of Australia:


The school sector program (SSP) supports the Government of Nepal's efforts to improve access to quality education, as well as strengthen the capacity of the entire education system. The Government of Australia has requested that ADB administer a $3.99 million equivalent grant in support of the SSP.


$3.99 million equivalent grant from the Government of Australia, $3.465 million equivalent to support the SSP in the area of school safety, and $525,000 equivalent technical assistance to develop government's capacity in implementing and managing disaster risks.