Secondary Education Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1 (ADB-44213-016)

Countries
  • Bangladesh
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Oct 21, 2013
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Borrower
Ministry of Education
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Communications
  • Education and Health
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 90.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 1,821.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jul 8, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 20, 2017


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Project Description

This project funds the Bangladesh government's reform of secondary education (6-12 grades) which includes implementation of information and communication technology, vocational programs, teacher development, and promotion of gender-equitable and pro-poor student stipends.

Investment Description

The funding for this project is divided as follows:
ADB: US$ 90 million
Korea International Cooperation Agency: US$ 3.5 million
World Bank: US$ 100 million
Export-Import Bank of Korea: US$ 39 million


Contact Information

Ministry of Education
Shikkha Bhaban, 16 Abdul Ghani Road
Dhaka-1000
Bangladesh

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