33217-013: Employment Skills Training (formerly Postsecondary Education and Skills Development)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Increase the labor force participation and employment rates of the Maldivian youth by increasing access to employment-oriented training. The Project will have three components: (i) increasing access to quality employment-oriented skills training; (ii) social marketing, and improving career guidance and awareness of employment opportunities; and (iii) strengthening the capacity of Ministry of Human Resources, Employment and Labor (MHREL). Read More

Country Maldives
Project Number 33217-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2028
Approval Date 02 Dec 2003
Closing Date 29 Feb 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 6,000
Geographical Location Training in the Project will be delivered in three geographic regions, namely, Male island and adjacent atolls, the Northern Development Region, and the Southern Development Region.
Sector Education
Subsector Technical Education and Vocational Skills Training
Safeguard Categories Environment: C

Results Delivered

Teachers trained (number) 92
Students benefiting from school improvement programs or direct support (number) 5,829

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
Gi Soon Song
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Human and Social Development Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance and Treasury
Hamdhy Ageel

PDS Creation Date
02 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2013