42291-025: Higher Education in the Pacific Investment Program - Tranche 1

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The proposed investment program will support the University of the South Pacific in expanding access to higher education in 12 Pacific island countries (PICs) with improved quality of learning environments and programs. The investment program will include (i) expansion of regional campuses and accommodation facilities in Kiribati, Solomon Islands, and Fiji; (ii) enhancing information and communication technology (ICT)-based distance learning programs; (iii) improving student services, and ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 42291-025
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2870
Approval Date 15 Jun 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 2,600
Sector Education
Subsector Tertiary and Higher Education
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Gender equity as a theme
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Sunhwa Lee
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Pacific Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Urban, Social Development & Public Management Division, PARD

Executing Agencies
The University of the South Pacific

Last PDS Update
22 Nov 2012