CAMEROON Education Reform Support Project (WB-P160926)

Regions
  • Africa
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Countries
  • Cameroon
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
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
May 1, 2018
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Borrower
Republic of Cameroon; Ministry of Economy and Planning
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Education and Health
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 130.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 130.00 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)
$ 130.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 27, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jan 1, 2017


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Project Description

According to WB website, the project aims to improve equitable access to quality basic education, with a focus on selected disadvantaged areas. The project comprises of three components:

Component 1. Improving access, quality, and education system management supports three government priority areas: (a) enhancing equitable access to quality pre-primary and primary education; (b) strengthening education system management; and (c) the recently identified additional priority of supporting the education needs of public schools in host communities with refugees.

Component 2. Improving school effectiveness through performance-based financing (PBF) which aim to improve the quality of schooling, student retention, and school governance, with an emphasis on girls’ education.

Component 3. Institutional strengthening and project management aims to strengthen the capacity of education sector line ministries and relevant agencies toward the achievement of education sector strategy (ESS) objectives.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Team Leader: Irajen Appasamy

Senior Operations Officer, World Bank

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. 

 

Team Leader: Vincent Perrot

Senior Education Specialist, World Bank

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. 

 

Borrower: Ministry of Economy and Planning

Guy Ronel Guemaleu, Sous-Directeur de la Coopération et de l'Intégration Régiona

Email Address: guemaleuguy@yahoo.fr

 

Implementing Agency: Ministry of Basic Education

Ambroise Owotsogo, Chef de Division de la planification des Projets et de la Co

Email Address: owotsonguene59@yahoo.fr 

 

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