First Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence for Development Impact (WB-P164546)

Countries
  • Burkina Faso
  • Djibouti
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Nigeria
  • Senegal
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
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
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
Feb 28, 2019
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Borrower
The Association of African Universities
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 225.00 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)
$ 407.00 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 Dec 26, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Jan 9, 2018


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Project Description

The Project Development Objective is to improve quality, quantity and development impact of postgraduate education in selected universities through regional specialization and collaboration.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Burkina Faso - Ministry of Economic, Finance and Development
Rosine Sori-Coulibaly

Honorable Minister
info@dgep.gov.bf

Republic of Guinea - Ministry of Economic and Finance
Son Excellence Madame Malado Kaba
Minister of Economics and Finance
malado.kaba@mef.gov.gn

Republic of Djibouti - Ministry of Economic and Finance
S.E. M. Ilyas Moussa Dawaleh
Honorable Minister
cabinet@mefip.gouv.di

Republic of Ghana - Ministry of Finance
Mahama Duwiejua
Executive Secretary
mahama_duwiejua@yahoo.com

Republic of Nigeria - Federal Ministry of Finance
Joshua Atah
Director
joshatah@gmail.com

Republic of Senegal - Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning
Amadou BA
Hon. Minister of Finance
infos@minfinances.sn

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