Moldova Education Reform Additional Financing (WB-P156657)

Countries
  • Moldova
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Feb 16, 2018
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Borrower
REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Construction
  • Education and Health
  • Law and Government
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 10.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 10.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Mar 1, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Oct 3, 2017


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Project Description

This project provides additional financing to an existing project aimed at strengthening Moldova's education monitoring systems, and promoting efficiency reforms in the education sector. The additional financing expands the coverage and depth of the project's activities including rolling out a preschool module, providing special education teaching and learning materials to select schools, and developing mechanisms to streamline citizen engagement in the sector, among others.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Contact:Andrea C. Guedes
Title:Lead Education Specialist

Borrower/Client/Recipient
Name:Ministry of Finance
Contact:H.E. Octavian Armasu
Title:Minister of Finance
Email:anticamer@minfin.md

Implementing Agencies
Name:Ministry of Education
Contact:H. E. Monica Babuc
Title:Minister of Education, Culture and Research
Email:merp.edu@gmail.com

Name:Moldova Social Investment Fund (MSIF)
Contact:Mircea Esanu
Title:Executive Director
Email:mesanu@msif.md

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