Original disclosure @ WB website
Updated in EWS Jun 19, 2018
Disclosed by Bank Jun 20, 2017
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The objective of the project is to improve the quality and relevance of higher education and research mainly in STEM and agriculture at targeted higher education institutions and to improve governance in the sector. The public HEIs include three within Phnom Penh-the Institute of Technology Cambodia (ITC), the Royal University of Agriculture (RUA), the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), and two in the provinces–the Svay Rieng University (SRU), and University of Battambang (UBB).
The direct beneficiaries of HEIP include approximately 16,356 students (5,070 females: 31.0 percent) in the relevant departments at targeted HEIs who will enhance learning from: (a) improved teaching; (b) additional research opportunities; (c) more learning materials; and (d) upgraded facilities. Other beneficiaries include academic staff at targeted HEIs who will benefit from the higher education partnership programs and research funds.
Government of Cambodia US$ 2.5 million
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