42466-014: Skills for Employment Investment Program

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


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The investment program will support the Government of Bangladesh's reforms in skills development, anchored in the National Skills Development Policy (NSDP), 2011. It will support large-scale private sector involvement and public-private partnership, which is critical to meet existing and future labor market needs and to reduce skills gap. This in turn is crucial for Bangladesh to move away from the 'low-skill, low-wage equilibrium' to a 'higher skill, higher wage virtuous cycle' to become a midd... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 42466-014
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 0081
Approval Date 19 May 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 350,000
Sector Education
Subsector Technical and vocational education and training
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Knowledge solutions (KNS)
Partnerships (PAR)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)

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Responsible ADB Officer
Brajesh Panth
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Human and Social Development Division, SARD

Last PDS Update
11 Jun 2014

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