29637-013: Employment Oriented Skills Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Details


The specific objective of the Project is to increase the availability of quality competency based skills training (including entrepreneurship) and the possibilities for applying these skills to promote self-employment and wage-employment. The project comprises three broad components/outputs: (i) establishing conducive legal and policy framework for skills development for informal sector employment; (ii) enhancing technical, managerial and entrepreneurial capacities and competencies of VTCs, churches, non-governmental and private training providers; and (iii) establishment of a sustainable financing mechanism to support the delivery of quality competency based skills training by VTCs, churches, NGOs and private training providers on a demand and cost sharing basis.

Safeguard Categories

Environment: C
Involuntary Resettlement:
Indigenous Peoples:

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

The Project is unlikely to have adverse environmental impacts.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)


18 Apr 1999 to 07 May 1999

Management Review Meeting
09 Jun 1999

Board Approval
28 Oct 1999