Accelerating Inclusive Jobs Growth for Youth in Nepal (WB-P160696)

  • Nepal
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Goverment of Nepal
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 150.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 150.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Nov 26, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Feb 12, 2018

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Project Description

According to the bank website, "to create quality jobs and enhance labor market outcomes for youth.

Key Results

(1) Number of youth (disaggregated by gender) provided with employment services through the project.

(2) Number and percent of youth (disaggregated by gender) supported by the project who take up a training, fellowship, or employment opportunity within six months of registration

(3) Number of (direct and indirect) sustainable jobs created by firms supported by the project."

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
World Bank
Jasmine Rajbhandary, David Ian Walker
Sr Social Protection Specialist
Ministry of Finance
Krishna Nepal
Chief, International Economic Cooperation Coordination Divis
Implementing Agencies
Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security
Mahesh Prasad Dahal


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