Yunnan Early Childhood Education Innovation Project (YECEIP) (WB-P152860)

  • China
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Specific Location
Yunnan Province
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
Dec 9, 2016
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People's Republic of China
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  • Construction
  • Education and Health
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 50.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 74.62 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 1, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Nov 1, 2015

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Project Description
This project finances improvements to the access and quality of early childhood education in Yunnan Province. This includes constructing and equipping new kindergartens and classes, providing in-service training to all early childhood education teachers, managers, and staff, and strengthening teacher education programs.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
World Bank Contact: Xiaoyan Liang Title: Senior Education Specialist Tel: 473-6237 Email: Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: People's Republic of China Contact: Yuanjie Yang (Mr.) Title: Acting Director, IFI Division I, Ministry of Finance Tel: 86-10-68552836 Email: Implementing Agencies Name: Yunnan Provincial Department of Education Contact: Yongjin Chen (Mr.) Title: Director, Project Management Office Tel: 13708737804 Email: ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: