Bangladesh: MFF - Secondary Education Sector Investment Program (Facility Concept)

Sovereign Project | 44213-015 Status: Active


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Project Name MFF - Secondary Education Sector Investment Program (Facility Concept)
Project Number 44213-015
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan

Source of Funding / Amount
MFF Facility Concept: MFF - Secondary Education Sector Investment Program (Facility Concept)
Korea International Cooperation Agency US$ 3.50 million
MFF Facility Concept 0074-BAN: MFF - Secondary Education Sector Investment Program (Facility Concept)
Asian Development Fund US$ 500.00 million
MFF Facility Concept: MFF - Secondary Education Sector Investment Program (Facility Concept)
International Development Association US$ 250.00 million
MFF Facility Concept: MFF - Secondary Education Sector Investment Program (Facility Concept)
World Bank US$ 265.00 million
Export-Import Bank of Korea US$ 58.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Secondary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
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)

All disbursement linked indicators (DLIs) for Years 1 and 2 have been satisfied as shown in the reports on DLI achievement. According to the DLI protocol and the interim financial reports for the corresponding periods, government spending on the SESIP Program Budget Head exceeds ADB contribution for the corresponding period. Maximum amount allocated to Years 1 and 2 has been disbursed.

One of the major reforms for the project, decentralization of education management, has been initiated.

Donor meetings were initiated which regularly discussed the pathways to sector-wide approach (SWAP).

Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples B
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design A large number of consultations, including local levels, were organized to prepare the program. This includes development of implementation strategy of the National Education Policy in secondary education. Stakeholders include policy makers, educational practitioners including teachers and members of school management committee, curriculum developers, etc, and nongovernmental organizations with strong ownership of the government (Ministry of Education and Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education). Consultations with development partners were also organized to develop Sector-Wide Approach (SWAp) Road Map.
During Project Implementation The program will work in partnership with multiple stakeholders such as civil society organizations (CSOs), school management committees, and parent-teacher associations. Community participation is vital to the community-based management of schools and the development of pro-poor stipend with appropriate gender targeting. The program will work on institutional reforms in key education institutions. In addition, based on the agreed SWAp Road Map, the program will promote harmonization of other development partners.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services All consultants will be selected using ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time). Consulting firms will be recruited through Quality and Cost-Based Selection and Consultants' Qualification Selection methods and subject to ADB's prior review.

The government will carry out all procurement of goods, works, and consulting services. Goods and civil works will be procured in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2012, as amended from time to time). Goods and works valued more than $1 million and $2 million respectively will be procured using International Competitive Bidding and ADB's standard bidding documents, and subject to prior review. Goods and civil works valued below the respective International Competitive Bidding threshold will be procured using the National Competitive Bidding (NCB), in accordance with the government's Public Procurement Act (2006) and Public Procurement Rules (2008) subject to modifications agreed between the government and ADB as set out in the Facility Administration Manual (FAM) and procurement plan. For efficiency and economy, small civil works can be grouped together into larger bid packages, wherever feasible.

Advance contracting and retroactive financing will be considered.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Eisuke Tajima
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education
Shikkha Bhaban, 16 Abdul Ghani Road


Concept Clearance 28 Aug 2012
Fact Finding 03 Mar 2013 to 15 Mar 2013
MRM 06 Jun 2013
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 13 Mar 2015

MFF Facility Concept 0074-BAN

Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 17,110.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 500.00 - 0.00 0.00 %
Counterpart 16,360.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 250.00 - 0.00 0.00 %

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Secondary Education Sector Investment Program (Draft) Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Jun 2013
Secondary Education Sector Investment Program Resettlement Frameworks Jun 2013
Secondary Education Sector Investment Program (Draft) Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks/Indigenous Peoples Development Frameworks Jun 2013

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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