National Content Development for the Oil Sector (WB-P162924)

Countries
  • Uganda
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
C
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Voting Date
Aug 9, 2017
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Borrower
Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development
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Sectors
  • Mining
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.50 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 Mar 1, 2017


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Project Description

The proposed development objective is to support Uganda's implementation of the country's National Content Policy.The key outputs of this project are: i) prepare National Content Regulations; ii) initiate the National Content monitoring and reporting system; iii) conduct 3 multi-stakeholder consultations; iv) conduct 3 study tours and/or South-South learning events; v) prepare curriculum recommendations and faculty development plans for degree programs in Petroleum Geoscience at Makerere University. The key expected outcomes are: i) National Content Regulations are adopted after stakeholder consultation; ii) the first National Content monitoring and evaluation report is finalized and disseminated to the public; iii) Makerere University adopts curriculum and faculty standards comparable to similar programs at international universities.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Directorate of Petroleum
Contact:Robert Kasande
Title:Director
Tel: 256414344414
Email: r.kasande@petroleum.go.ug

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