Bangladesh: Second Nonformal Education

Sovereign Project | 31309-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Second Nonformal Education
Project Number 31309-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3465-BAN: Second Nonformal Education
Japan Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Non-formal education

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The objectives of the Project will be to (i) strengthen the NFE system in planning, management, and monitoring and evaluation; (ii) improve access to NFE by the poor, especially women; (iii) support quality improvement in NFE; and (iv) enhance the relevance and effectiveness of post-literacy and targeted continuing education programs to meet the demand of newly-literates for functional and life skills. The PPTA will prepare the Second NFE Project to provide post literacy training and continuing education for the newly-literate young adults focusing on the poor and females, living in urban and rural areas. The PPTA will have two components: (i) NFE sector study and (ii) project preparation. The TA will undertake a NFE sector study for reviewing the state of the NFE sector in a comprehensive and balanced manner. Based on the review, the TA will make recommendations on policy and system support, strategies, institutional
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nationwide
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The TA will be undertaken by four international (17 person-months) and eight domestic (24 person-months) consultants engaged through a firm by ADB using the simplified technical proposal procedure. The international consultants will be specialists in NFE policy and planning / team leadership, NFE institutional development, education economics and finance, and NFE monitoring and evaluation. The domestic consultants will be specialists in NFE system design, NFE methodology and delivery, NFE quality improvement, NFE survey and assessment; NFE management information system and information technology, project management and costing, marketing and microcredit, and gender education and social development.
Procurement None.
Responsible ADB Officer Peter L. Fedon
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Directorate of Non-formal Education
Mr. ASM Abdul Halim, Director General
House No. 2, Road No. 16 Dhanmondi, Dhaka Bangladesh
Concept Clearance 20 Mar 1998
Fact Finding 08 Mar 2000 to 16 Mar 2000
Approval 05 Jul 2000
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 06 Feb 2007

TA 3465-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Jul 2000 29 Aug 2000 29 Aug 2000 - 31 Oct 2001 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 750,000.00 05 Jul 2000 561,095.97
Title Document Type Document Date
Second Nonformal Education Project Technical Assistance Reports Jul 2000

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