29637-013: Employment Oriented Skills Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


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, ... Read More

Country Papua New Guinea
Project Number 29637-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1706
Approval Date 28 Oct 1999
Closing Date 25 Sep 2008
Geographical Location Papua New Guinea
Sector Education
Subsector Non-Formal Education
Safeguard Categories Environment: C

Results Delivered

Classrooms built or upgraded (number) 5

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Allan Lee
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Responsible ADB Department
Pacific Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Pacific Operations Division

Executing Agencies
Department for Community Development
Mr. Joseph Klapat

PDS Creation Date
30 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
09 Jan 2007