Accelerating the Reform of Application-Oriented Undergraduate Programs at Local Universities in Yunn (ADB-50357-001)

  • China
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Specific Location
Yunnan province
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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May 14, 2018
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People's Republic of China
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.40 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jan 10, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Apr 19, 2018

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Project Description

According to the bank document, the proposed knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will support the development of policy frameworks for accelerating the reform of application-oriented undergraduate programs at local universities in Yunnan Province through research, capacity development, and policy advice to promote socioeconomic development and regional cooperation with Southeast Asian countries.

The Government of the People's Republic of China (PRC) has requested the TA from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as part of its efforts to rationalize the higher education system in Yunnan Province to fill critical skills gaps in local and regional labor markets. Following a mission in March 2018, ADB and the government reached an understanding on the TA objectives, scope, implementation arrangements, costs, and terms of reference for consultants. The TA is included in ADB's country operations business plan for the PRC, 2018 2020.


Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Executing Agencies

Yunnan Provincial Department of Education
2 Xuefu Road, Kunming, Yunnan

Yunnan Provincial Finance Department Division of International Cooperation
Wuhuashan, Kunming Yunnan,
Peoples Republic of China


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