Niger Skills Development for Growth Project Additional Financing (WB-P163467)

Regions
  • Africa
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Countries
  • Niger
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
U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Apr 10, 2018
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Borrower
Republic of the Niger; Ministry of 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)
$ 50.00 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)
$ 50.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 50.00 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 28, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jan 1, 2018


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Project Description

According to WB documents, the project aims is to improve the effectiveness of formal technical and vocational training, short term skills development and apprenticeship programs in priority sectors. The Additional Financing (AF) is expected to benefit an additional estimated 19,000 total beneficiaries. The following are the expected key results, directly benefiting targeted youth under each intervention:

1. Demand-Driven Approach to Formal Vocational Training

2. School-to-Work Transition. 

3. Entrepreneurship

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Team Leader:Adama Ouedraogo

Senior Education Specialist, World Bank

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. 

 

Team Leader:Pamela Mulet

Education Specialist, World Bank

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. 

 

Borrower: Ministry of Planning

Saadou Bakoye, Secretary General

Email Address saadoubakoye@ymail.com

 

Implementing Agency: Ministry of Labor and Professional Training

Moussa Sido, Secretary General

Email Address: moussa1sido@gmail.com  

 

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