Supporting Fourth Primary Education Development Program (ADB-50192-001)

  • Bangladesh
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Dec 13, 2016
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.80 million
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Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jun 26, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Dec 15, 2016

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Project Description


The Third Primary Education Development Project (PEDP3) is currently planned to close on 31 Dec 2017 with the Supporting Fourth Primary Education Development Program (PEDP4) scheduled to start from 1 Jan 2018. Analysis that will be undertaken as part of the closure of the PEDP3 must be integrated into the design of PEDP 4 in a timely and effective manner. Given the scope and scale of the program, it is vital that the program preparatory technical assistance support be engaged to ensure this analysis can be duly assimilated into PEDP4's design.


The planning for PEDP4 will require a TA project to be engaged to ensure the program identifies appropriate focus areas for interventions and that relevant due diligence is undertaken. This TA project will support and collaborate with the TA and other preparation support provided by the development partners interested in PEDP4.


A total of 15 consultants (54 person-months) will be engaged individually under the PPTA. Flexible arrangement will be needed for timely mobilization of consultants, as well as harmonization efforts of other TA projects provided by other development partners.


During design, the program preparatory TA will (i) help assess PEDP4's executing and implementing agency's capacity, and contribute to the development of action plans for building the government's financial and procurement capacity; (ii) assist in developing a PEDP4 procurement plan; and (iii) assist in the development of an indicative implementation schedule inclusive of a proposed consultant recruitment and procurement activities.

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Responsible ADB Officer Long, Xin
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies Ministry of Primary and Mass Education
Mirpur-2, Dhaka, Bangladesh