28161-013: Postsecondary Education Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The overall goal of the Project is to reduce the supply-demand gap for educated labor in key economic sectors. In the short term, the Project aims to improve the quality of, and upgrade access to, postsecondary education. The number of applicants is increasing as a result of World Bank and other donor assistance to secondary education. The first objective of the Project will be to strengthen the institutional quality and capacity of the seven existing postsecondary education institutions by ex... Read More

Country Maldives
Project Number 28161-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Date 30 Sep 1998
Closing Date 14 May 2009
Geographical Location Nationwide
Sector / Subsector Classification Education
/ Tertiary and Higher Education
Safeguard Categories Environment: C

Results Delivered

Classrooms built or upgraded (number) 2
Students benefiting from school improvement programs or direct support (number) 22,776

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Kowsar P. Chowdhury
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance and Treasury
Mr. Riluwan Shareef

PDS Creation Date
02 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
30 Apr 2009

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