Original disclosure @ ADB website
Updated in EWS May 9, 2023
Disclosed by Bank Apr 25, 2023
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As stated by the ADB, the Fourth Primary Education Development Program is the government's flagship initiative in the education sector aiming to provide quality education to all children. To support this program, the Asian Development Bank approved a concessional loan of $500 million from ADB's ordinary capital resources on 27 September 2018. The loan closing date is 31 January 2024. The Government of Bangladesh, ADB, and five other development partners jointly finance the program via a sector-wide approach. The impact of the results-based lending program is strengthened human capital formation. The outcome is improved quality and equity of primary education for all children from pre-primary to grade 5. The outputs are (i) improved quality of primary education, (ii) enhanced access and participation to primary education, and (iii) improved governance and management of primary education system.
The ADB categorized the project as follows:
ADB Team Leader:
Zhigang Li - Senior Social Sector Specialist
No contacts available at the time of disclosure.
Executing Agency - Ministry of Primary and Mass Education:
Mr. Farid Ahmed - Secretary
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