50394-002: Skills for Competitiveness Project | Asian Development Bank

Cambodia: Skills for Competitiveness Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 50394-002 Status: Proposed

The proposed outcome is skills and competitiveness of men and women in the industrial labor force improved. Three proposed outputs are; (i) selected five technical training institutes (TTIs) strengthened; (ii) work-based learning in industry promoted; and (iii) innovative financing mechanisms expanded. The project will emphasize diploma level-post secondary technical and vocational education and training (TVET), higher value-added four priority industries (construction, manufacturing, electricity, electronics), industry participation and public-private partnerships, and gender equity.

Project Details

Project Officer
Yamakawa, Yumiko Southeast Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Cambodia
Sector
  • Education
 
Project Name Skills for Competitiveness Project
Project Number 50394-002
Country Cambodia
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan: Skills for Competitiveness Project
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 60.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Education / Technical and vocational education and training

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The proposed outcome is skills and competitiveness of men and women in the industrial labor force improved. Three proposed outputs are; (i) selected five technical training institutes (TTIs) strengthened; (ii) work-based learning in industry promoted; and (iii) innovative financing mechanisms expanded. The project will emphasize diploma level-post secondary technical and vocational education and training (TVET), higher value-added four priority industries (construction, manufacturing, electricity, electronics), industry participation and public-private partnerships, and gender equity.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The project aims to support the national priority of modernizing and transforming Cambodia's industrial structure from labor-intensive to skills-driven by 2025 per the Industrial Development Policy 2015-2025 (IDP).
Impact Impact the project is aligned with: Cambodia's industrial structure is modernized and transformed from labor-intensive to skills-driven by 2025
Outcome Skills and competitiveness of men and women in the industrial labor force improved
Outputs

1. Quality and relevance of post-secondary technical education improved.

2. Work-based learning in industry promoted

3. Innovative TVET financing mechanisms expanded

Geographical Location Nation-wide
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects To be determined. Project preparation is ongoing.
Involuntary Resettlement To be determined. Project preparation is ongoing.
Indigenous Peoples To be determined. Project preparation is ongoing.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Project preparation includes intensive and extensive tripartite stakeholder consultation led by the TRTA firm, along with the MLVT management, TTIs (teaching staff and students), and other stakeholders. During the design phase, consultative workshops and field visits will be conducted. Meetings with donor partners, and possible co-financiers, will also be held.
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Yamakawa, Yumiko
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training
#3 Russian Federation Blvd
Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia
Timetable
Concept Clearance 24 Nov 2017
Fact Finding 03 Sep 2018 to 14 Sep 2018
MRM 15 Nov 2018
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Sep 2018

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