Building the Capacities of Young People to Develop Interactive Digital Technolog (IADB-DR-T1152)

Countries
  • Dominican Republic
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
C
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Voting Date
Nov 9, 2016
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Sectors
  • Education and Health
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.96 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)
$ 7.23 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IADB website

Updated in EWS Aug 4, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jun 30, 2017


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Project Description
The objective of this project is to develop a pilot program to train a first cohort of developers in digital content to satisfy the demand in virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) of the Dominican health, tourism and sports sectors.
Investment Description
  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
The total cost of this non-reimbursable Technical Cooperation is USD 7,227,420. The IDB is financing up to USD 960,000 through their MIF-Small Enterprise Development Facility. The remaining USD 6,270,315 will come from country counterpart financing.
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